Scotchgard protector recently helped 3M celebrate its milestone 100th anniversary.

Over the course of the last century, 3M grew to become a diversified technology company. Its Scotchgard brand soil and stain protector has been around for nearly 50 years.

"The Scotchgard brand is and will continue to be the gold standard offering in soil and stain protection for carpet in the future," said Mike Harnetty, vice president, 3M Protective Materials Division.