PPAI 100 is an exclusive, research-backed ranking of the 100 leading distributors and the 100 leading suppliers in the promotional products industry. Companies are scored based on a variety of metrics.

Since breaking into the industry more than three decades ago with signature Post-It notes, branded 3M Promotional Markets (PPAI 113638, Platinum) products have become a staple in offices across the globe. But the Minnesota-based firm didn’t stop there, expanding to dispensers, hooks and other writing tools.

As its offerings expand, sustainability remains top of mind. In 2023, 3M achieved 56.2% renewable electricity, reduced its use of virgin fossil-based plastic and increased water efficiency. The Post-It brand also launched a 100% Recycled Paper Super Sticky Notes product, made in a zero-waste-to-landfill facility. The sticky notes are already earning top marks for eco-friendliness, picking up a GreenCircle certification and earning recognition in Good Housekeeping’s 2024 Sustainable Innovation Awards.

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2023 Revenue: $108.8 million
Three-Year Trend: +78%
2023 PPAI 100 Ranking: 40
High Marks: 2023 Revenue, Growth, Responsibility

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