3M in Talks to Buy Avery Unit After Regulator Objections

3M in Talks to Buy Avery Unit After Regulator Objections

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3M Co. the maker of Post-It notes, became the second-biggest global player in the label market behind Avery Dennison after it completed the 2010 purchase of a majority stake in Japanese label maker A-One’s consumer and office label business, according to Citigroup analyst Deane Dray.