Dyneon LLC Names Netha N. Johnson President and General Manager

OAKDALE, Minn. - October 1, 2007 - Dyneon, one of the world's leading fluoropolymer suppliers, announces that Netha N. Johnson has been named president and general manager.

As president and general manager of Dyneon LLC, Johnson will be responsible for the global achievement of Dyneon's business objectives. Johnson takes over the role of president from Bill Myers, who in August of 2007, was named general manager of 3M Energy and Advanced Materials Division.

Johnson comes to Dyneon from 3M's Industrial and Transportation Business, where he served as director of Lean Six Sigma. Prior to that, Johnson held the position of marketing director for 3M Energy and Advanced Materials Division. Johnson assumes the role of president on October 1, 2007.

"Dyneon is a strong business with an outstanding reputation in the marketplace worldwide achieved by providing exceptional customer service and top quality products," said Johnson. "I intend to build on the success of the business through new and innovative solutions that meet the customer needs and differentiate Dyneon in the marketplace."

Johnson holds a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Southern California and a master's degree in business administration from Duke University. Prior to 3M, Johnson held leadership roles with Brooks Automation, Inc., serving the company from its locations in Europe and in Asia.

For more information about Dyneon, call 800-810-8499 or visit www.dyneon.com.

About Dyneon
Dyneon, a 3M company, is one of the world's leading fluoropolymer suppliers with operations or representation in more than 50 countries. Headquartered in Oakdale, Minn., Dyneon and its affiliates employ more than 800 people worldwide who are dedicated to customer service, technical and sales support, marketing, research, application development, and production.

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