3M to Buy KKR’s Capital Safety in record $1.8-billion deal

Posted Jan 15, 2016

Capital Safety makes commercial fall-protection gear including harnesses and safety nets and had sales of $430-million for the year ending in March, Saint Paul, Minn.-based 3M said Tuesday. That adds to $2.4-billion of revenue from 3M’s personal safety business, according to a December slide presentation. Read the full story.