EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: World


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
20 - Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
Number Employed: 75000
Group: 3M

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-12-2008
Planned Job Reductions min: 1800
Planned Job Reductions max: 1800
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2009
Foreseen End Date: 01-12-2009

Additional Information

3M, the American multinational conglomerate, is to cut 1,800 jobs by the end of 2009. 3M is leader in several markets - from health care and highway safety to office products and optical films for LCD displays. It has companies in more than 60 countries and 75,000 employees worldwide.