FANDOM


Contents

3M Logo 1906 Three M 1926 1937 3M 1938 3M 3M 1942 3M 1944 1948 3M
1906-1938 1926-1938 1937-1942 1938-1942 1942-1944 1944-1948 1948-1950
 
3M Logo 1950 1951 3M 1952 3M 1952 3M A 1953 3M 1954 3M C 1954 3M
1950-1951 1951-1954 1952 1952-1954 1953-1954 1954-1955 1954-1957
 
1955 3M B 1955 3M 3M 1956 3M 1957 1958 3M 3M 1960 1960 3M logo
1955-1957 1955-1958 1956-1957 1957-1958 1958-1960 1960 1960-1961


Contents

3M 1961 Logo 3M
1961-1978 1978-present


3M Co (first era)

1906–1938

3M Logo 1906

This is the oldest known version of 3M's logo, dated 1906. During the first half of the 20th century, 3M used several different logos, sometimes using only the diamond in the middle, sometimes using only a "3M" mark in various incarnations.

Three M

1926–1938

Three M 1926
1926 3M

3-M (first era)

1937–1942

1937 3M

3M Co (second era)

1938–1942

1938 3M

3M (first era)

1942–1944

3M 1942

3-M (second era)

1944–1948

3M 1944
3M 1944 A

3M (second era)

1948–1950

1948 3M

3M Company (first era)

1950–1951

3M Logo 1950

This logo is dated 1950, and was often used during the 1950s. As with its predecessors, different variations soon started to appear. Sometimes the oval was removed, sometimes it was filled, sometimes a different font was used, and sometimes laurels were added around the oval.

3M (third era)

1951–1954

1951 3M

1952

1952 3M

3M Brand (first era)

1952–1954

1952 3M A

3M Line Brand

1953–1954

1953 3M

3M Company (second era)

1954–1955

1954 3M C

1954–1957

1954 3M

1955–1958

1955 3M

3M Research

1955–1957

1955 3M B

3M (fourth era)

1956–1957

3M 1956

3M Brand (second era)

1957–1958

3M 1957

1958–1960

1958 3M

1960

3M 1960

3M (fifth era)

1960–1961

1960 3M logo

1961–1978

3M 1961 Logo

This logo was created by Gerald Stahl Associates in 1961. It came with a manual containing a few approved versions of the logo.

1978–present

3M

As need arose for a new logo, one was developed by Siegel & Gale. This logo is the still used today.

References

http://prempiyush.posterous.com/evolution-of-the-3m-logo-1906-2012

External links