Posted at: 09/05/2013 10:20 AM

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Construction of New 3M Research Facility Under Way

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) - The 400,000-square-foot building will eventually house 700 scientists and researchers working on three of 3M's five businesses - electrical and energy, safety and graphics and industrial.
 
The 400,000-square-foot building will eventually house 700 scientists and researchers working on three of 3M's five businesses - electrical and energy, safety and graphics and industrial.
 
The Star Tribune (http://bit.ly/17FST1O ) says 3M has invested heavily in research centers around the worldwide, but company executives insist the United States remains the company's innovation hub. 3M spent $1.6 billion in global research last year. It provides about 12 percent of Maplewood's entire tax base
 
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Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com
 
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