Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
3M Company
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol MMM)
Headquartered in: 
Minnesota
Major Industry: 
miscellaneous manufacturing
Specific Industry: 
diversified
Penalty total since 2000: 
$11,350,555
Number of records: 
63
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
wage and hour violation$5,288,0882
employment discrimination$3,000,0001
environmental violation$2,224,89022
export control violation$355,0002
workplace safety or health violation$319,23826
labor relations violation$97,8393
railroad safety violation$36,0005
aviation safety violation$29,5002
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

3M; 3M ATTENTI; 3M AUSTIN CENTER; 3M CORDOVA SPECIALTY MATERIALS MFG DIV; 3M COTTAGE GROVE; 3M COTTAGE GROVE ABRASIVE SYS DIVISION; 3M COTTAGE GROVE ABRASIVES; 3M COTTAGE GROVE ABRASIVES AND BUBBLES; 3M COTTAGE GROVE BLDG 133 / TRAFFIC SAFETY; 3M COTTAGE GROVE CENTER PERMIT MN0001449 CWA PENALTY AO; 3M COTTAGE GROVE INCINERATOR; 3M DECATUR PLANT PERMIT AL0000205 PENALTY AO ISSUED BY STATE; 3M GUIN PERMIT AL0065331 ADMINISTRATIVE CONSENT ORDER; 3M HUTCHINSON; 3M IMTEC; 3M INNOVATIVE PAPER TECH; 3 [...]

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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3M wage and hour violation 2010 private lawsuit-federal $4,950,000
3M Co. employment discrimination 2011 EEOC $3,000,000
3M Company environmental violation 2006 EPA $1,521,983
Cogent, Inc. wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $338,088
3M Attenti, Ltd. export control violation 2012 BIS $230,000
3M CORDOVA-SPECIALTY MATERIALS MFG DIV environmental violation 2004 EPA $192,500
3M Imtec Corporation export control violation 2010 BIS $125,000
3M Company environmental violation 2003 EPA $78,395
3M - COTTAGE GROVE ABRASIVES AND BUBBLES environmental violation 2014 EPA $65,000
3M labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $60,000
3M HUTCHINSON environmental violation 2000 EPA $52,340
3M COTTAGE GROVE INCINERATOR environmental violation 2017 EPA $50,000
3M workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $44,000
3M SAINT PAUL MAIN PLANT environmental violation 2000 EPA $38,596
3M - COTTAGE GROVE - ABRASIVE SYSTEMS DIVISION environmental violation 2014 EPA $32,500
3M - COTTAGE GROVE - BLDG 133/TRAFFIC SAFETY environmental violation 2014 EPA $32,500
3M-COTTAGE GROVE ABRASIVES environmental violation 2008 EPA $30,000
CUNO, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $28,125
CUNO, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $24,075
SEMICON ASSOCIATES environmental violation 2012 EPA $23,310
Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company workplace safety or health violation 2006 MSHA $23,000
3M labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $22,839
3M COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $21,000
CERADYNE, INC. environmental violation 2010 EPA $19,212
CERADYNE INC workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $18,000
3M CERADYNE INC A 3M COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $18,000
CERADYNE VIOX aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $18,000
3M COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $15,225
3M Company labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $15,000
3M railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $15,000
3M COMPANY environmental violation 2006 EPA $14,780
3M COMPANY INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $14,222
3M COMPANY GUIN (Permit AL0065331) Administrative Consent Order environmental violation 2008 EPA $14,000
Bondo Corporation environmental violation 2003 EPA $13,407
3M PURIFICATION INC aviation safety violation 2010 FAA $11,500
CERADYNE, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $9,000
VENTURE TAPE, CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $8,925
3M COMPANY, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $8,450
3M COMPANY environmental violation 2017 EPA $8,251
3M COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $7,605
3M-COTTAGE GROVE CENTER (Permit MN0001449) Cwa Penalty Ao environmental violation 2003 EPA $7,411
3M COTTAGE GROVE environmental violation 2000 EPA $7,150
CORNING PRECISION LENS,INC. workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $7,000
3M INNOVATIVE PAPER TECHNOLOGIES workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $7,000
CERADYNE INC workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $7,000
3M COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $7,000
3M COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $7,000
Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Co workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $6,996
3M DECATUR PLANT (Permit AL0000205) Penalty Ao Issued By State environmental violation 2001 EPA $6,882
3M COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $6,300
3M COMPANY environmental violation 2009 EPA $6,223
3-M MINNESOTA MINING & MFG. CO. railroad safety violation 2011 FRA $6,000
Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company workplace safety or health violation 2002 MSHA $6,000
3M AUSTIN CENTER environmental violation 2006 EPA $5,450
3M COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $5,250
VENTURE TAPE CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $5,065
3-M MINNESOTA MINING & MFG. CO. railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $5,000
3M railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $5,000
CERADYNE, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $5,000
3M COMPANY INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $5,000
3M COTTAGE GROVE CENTER environmental violation 2000 EPA $5,000
Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Company workplace safety or health violation 2000 MSHA $5,000
3-M MINNESOTA MINING & MFG. CO. railroad safety violation 2016 FRA $5,000
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