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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 91425447458-88
Registration date: 15/12/11 16:15:01

The information on this organisation was last modified on 16/12/13 14:52:46
The date of the last annual update was 16/12/13 14:52:46

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: 3M
Acronym: 3M
Legal status: Corporation
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Patrick Deconinck
Position: Senior Vice President, Europe

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Maxime Bureau
Position: Director, Government & Public Affairs, Europe

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 3M Center 
St. Paul, Minnesota 55144
Telephone number: (+1) 6517331110
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: 3M Company: Mr. Inge THULIN, President & CEO

Contact details for 3M in Europe:
Mr. Patrick DECONINCK, Senior Vice President
Hermeslaan 7
1831 Diegem (Brussels)
Tel.: +32.2.722.51.81

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 3M is a global technology company employing nearly 20,000 people in Europe (more than 80,000 worldwide) and serving public & private customers with innovative products & services.

3M has a diversified portfolio of solutions in sectors such as healthcare, transportation, energy, water, security and communications.

3M is an innovation company with more 50 manufacturing sites and 10 R&D centers in Europe, and supports the long-term goal of sustainable development.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information: One full time employee leads the 3M engagement with EU institutions and other 3M experts are involved depending on the policy or legislation.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Maxime Bureau 16/07/14 14/07/15
Iana Myts 16/07/14 14/07/15
Natasa Sbrizaj 16/07/14 14/07/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Follow up of the environmental legislation: REACH, RoHS, WEEE, and others for compliance purposes.

Follow up of policy & legislation in areas such as energy, healthcare, environment & climate change as key areas of 3M businesses.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Food Safety
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

3M is a member of a number of associations, including but not limited to American Chamber of Commerce to the EU.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 350000  € - 400000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 1,150 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
I subscribe to the Code of Conduct