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3M (NYSE: MMM ) surprised investors when it announced 5.8% organic growth in the third quarter, up from just 2.6% last year. That outstripped General Electric's (NYSE: GE ) industrial growth of 3% and DuPont's (NYSE: DD ) non-agriculture growth of 2.3%, showing just how far 3M is ahead of other diversified manufacturers. The question for investors: Will the growth continue?
Erin Miller sat down with Travis Hoium to see why 3M's growth is up, and whether this trend will continue.
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