3M Will Provide Enhanced Combat Helmets to U.S. Marines and 2 Other Dow Movers to Watch

3M Co. (NYSE:MMM): Current price $118.17

3M announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ceradyne Inc., has been awarded an $80 million delivery order with the U.S. government through which to supply 77,000 enhanced combat helmets and associated parts to the Marine Corps. This contract arises from the joint procurement program led by the Marine Corps and the U.S. Army to enhance head protection for Marines and soldiers.