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BRIEF-3M Expects Full-Year 2020 Capex Between $1.4 Bln To $1.5 Bln - Conf Call

Oct 27 (Reuters) - 3M Co:

* 3M EXEC SAYS IN Q3 CO EXPERIENCED UNPRECEDENTED LEVELS OF DEMAND FOR RESPIRATORS GLOBALLY IN RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC - CONF CALL

* 3M EXEC SAYS AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET IMPROVED SEQUENTIALLY AS AUTO BODY SHOPS REOPENED AFTER ECONOMIC SHUTDOWNS IN Q2

* 3M EXEC SAYS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS UNIT BENEFITED FROM STRONG PANDEMIC-RELATED DEMAND FOR DISPOSABLE RESPIRATORS TO PROTECT FRONTLINE WORKERS

* 3M EXEC SAYS STATIONERY, OFFICE DEMAND DECLINED AS MANY BUSINESSES, OFFICES AND SCHOOLS WERE PARTIALLY OR FULLY CLOSED DUE TO THE PANDEMIC

* 3M EXEC SAYS EXPECTS CONTINUED STRONG DEMAND FOR DISPOSABLE RESPIRATORS IN Q4

* 3M EXEC SAYS CO EXPECTS TO MAKE AROUND 2 BILLION RESPIRATORS IN 2020

* 3M EXEC SAYS EXPECTS MARGINS OF 21% FOR Q4

* 3M EXEC SAYS EXPECTS FULL-YEAR 2020 CAPEX BETWEEN $1.4 BILLION TO $1.5 BILLION VERSUS PREVIOUS FORECAST OF ABOUT $1.4 BILLION Further company coverage:

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