3M Co. is a science company, which engages in inventing. It operates through the following segments: Industrial, Safety and Graphics, Electronics and Energy, Health Care, and Consumer. The Industrial segment involves in the automotive original equipment manufacturer and automotive aftermarket, electronics, appliance, paper and printing, packaging, food and beverage, and construction. The Safety and Graphics segment offers market that increase the safety, security, and productivity of people, facilities and systems. The Electronics and Energy segment serves customers in electronics and energy markets, including electronic devices, telecommunications networks, electrical products, power generation and distribution, and infrastructure protection. The Health Care segment includes medical clinics and hospitals, pharmaceuticals, dental and orthodontic practitioners, health information systems, and food manufacturing and testing. The Consumer segment comprises of consumer retail, office retail, home improvement, and building maintenance. The company was founded by Henry S. Bryan, Hermon W. Cable, John Dwan, William A. McGonagle and J. Danley Budd in 1902 and is headquartered in St. Paul, MN.