3M Company 8-K 2007
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
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Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 20, 2007
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
As described in this Current Report, during the first quarter of 2007, 3M Company effected certain business segment realignments. 3M Company is providing in this Current Report supplemental unaudited historical business segment sales and operating income information to reflect these segment realignments on both an annual and quarterly basis for the years ended December 31, 2006, 2005 and 2004, with related reclassified business segment sales growth information also provided on both an annual and quarterly basis for the years ended December 31, 2006 and 2005 (furnished hereunder as Exhibit 99 and incorporated herein by reference).The Company did not operate under the realigned segments structure for any of these prior periods and will begin to report comparative results under the new structure with the filing of its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2007.
The information contained in this Current Report shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be incorporated by reference into a filing under the Securities Act of 1933, or the Exchange Act.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.