5/21/13 10:16 am CDT
Known for its innovation and adhesive technologies, 3M is continuing to
expand its line of Scotch® Recycled Corrugate Tape, with the addition of
3072, an industrial packaging tape that is designed to deliver
performance on today’s corrugated boxes.
5/21/13 3:00 am CDT
3M Critical & Chronic Care Solutions today announced the availability of 3M™ PICC/CVC Securement Device + Tegaderm™ I.V. Advanced Securement Dressing, an innovative sutureless securement system designed to deliver enhanced adhesion without sacrificing patient comfort for the best possible experience and outcomes. The new product is featured May 20 through May 23 during the 2013 Infusion Nurses Society Annual Convention in 3M booth #411. more...
5/16/13 9:13 am CDT
3M Touch Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M Company, today
announces the availability of its newest high-performance multi-touch
display designed specifically for interactive public applications, the
21.5-inch 3M™ Multi-Touch Display C2167PW. more...
5/16/13 3:35 am CDT
The Post-it Brand from 3M introduces the Post-it Signature
Series, a new collection of premium Post-it Notes, Page Markers and
List Pads designed in partnership with 16 artists who have created 21
original collections ranging from classic to contemporary. The Post-it
Signature Series combines fashion with function, offering consumers new
ways to express themselves and give the gift of style to others. The
collection will be unveiled at the more...
5/15/13 5:07 am CDT
As 3M continues to amplify the creative and functional role of design to
enrich innovation across its vast and diverse portfolio, design industry
experts are taking notice. Twelve design awards from various
international institutions recognized the company for design excellence
in areas as varied as workspace, health care, packaging, and consumer
5/14/13 11:18 am CDT
The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the
company’s common stock of 63.5 cents per share for the second quarter of
2013, payable June 12, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on May 24, 2013. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders
without interruption for more than 96 years.
As of March 31, 2013, 3M had 690,194,620 common shares outstanding and
94,745 shareholders of record. more...
5/14/13 7:00 am CDT
3M Chairman, President and CEO Inge G. Thulin, highlighted 3M’s progress
toward realizing its vision and strategic objectives at today’s Annual
Meeting of Stockholders held at the River Centre in St. Paul.
Thulin discussed the company’s efforts to improve portfolio
prioritization, to better align its businesses with customers, and to
increase investments in R&D to accelerate growth. “As we work to create
the future of 3M, innovation more...
5/14/13 2:01 am CDT
A new product family from the 3M Communication Markets Division offers
wireless network operators an easy, scalable and flexible method for
managing fiber and power cables at the cell site. 3M™ Tower Dome
Terminals simplify cable management, weatherproof sensitive connections,
and enable quick and easy installation, leading to reduced operating
costs and improved network reliability. The product family will launch
at CTIA 2013, to be held May 20 more...
5/13/13 12:41 pm CDT
3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced its participation in the following
5/13/13 5:10 am CDT
As the demand for more data and premiums on energy have grown, 3M
Company along with Iceotope Research and Development Ltd, and the
University of Leeds are working to advance energy efficiency in servers
using new data center liquid cooling methodologies. The efforts will be
recognized by the Uptime Institute today, which selected the
organizations as a Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Award winner for
pioneering projects and innovations that more...
5/8/13 8:57 am CDT
The 3M Foundation awarded grants totaling $262,000 to 34 U.S. schools as
part of its 3M Ingenuity Grant program. The program recognizes teacher
teams working across grade levels and STEM (Science, Technology,
Engineering, Math) disciplines to spark student interest and
achievement. The grant, which is offered to public schools in 3M
communities and targets grades 1–8, provides funds to purchase materials
to bring classroom projects to life more...
5/8/13 3:25 am CDT
In 2013, more than 4.5 million Americans will require a blood
transfusion, making year-round blood donation a critical way to give
back to your community. The Nexcare give Program
encourages people nationwide to roll up a sleeve anytime of the year and
“give.” Now in its fifth year and timed in support of the World
Health Organization’s World Blood Donor Day on June 14,
Nexcare give has inspired donors across the country to
participate in more...
5/7/13 4:38 am CDT
3M revolutionized industrial and consumer markets when it invented
Masking Tape in 1925. The company is once again poised to revolutionize
the industry, this time, by Making Masking Simple.
5/7/13 4:00 am CDT
3M Unitek announced today it has successfully resolved U.S. and French
patent lawsuits related to sales by RMO, Inc. (doing business as Rocky
Mountain Orthodontics) of customized lingual orthodontic brackets and
appliances manufactured by Lingualjet Orthodontics. The patent
litigation was settled in favor of 3M with a U.S. more...
5/6/13 2:15 am CDT
Awareness is growing in the wind industry about the severe impact that
erosion on the leading edge of wind blades can have on turbine output.
Erosion can lead to a significant loss in annual energy production,
costing owners and operators thousands of dollars. Blade repair and
protection can help provide significant annual energy production
improvements, reduce costly downtime, and protect the integrity of the
5/2/13 3:00 am CDT
Providing a better patient experience and better oral care through
digital technology, 3M Unitek today announced the availability of the 3M™
True Definition Scanner for use in orthodontic practice—a complete
digital impression system that uses 3D-in-motion video technology to
deliver a true replica of the oral anatomy with precision and accuracy.
The digital process brings improved productivity, better oral care and
ultimately a better patient more...
5/1/13 7:51 am CDT
3M Unitek today announced its game-changing APC™ Flash-Free
Adhesive Coated Appliance System, which will be on display May 4 through
May 7 during the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual 113th
Session in the 3M Unitek booth #625. The new advanced technology
eliminates the flash removal step in bonding, reducing variability and
saving time for orthodontists and patients.
5/1/13 6:05 am CDT
In celebration of making great first impressions, Scotch-Brite™ Printed
Lint Rollers is partnering with E! News’ Catt Sadler to launch the
“First Impressions Photo Contest” today. Now through the end of the
month, fashionistas everywhere can come to the Scotch-Brite Facebook
and submit a photo in their favorite “first impression” outfit with a
short description for an opportunity to win $5,000 towards more...
4/30/13 5:14 am CDT
3M, the market leader in professionally applied protection films, is
disrupting the traditional notions of vehicle paint protection. The new
3M™ Paint Defender System harnesses the power of 3M technology by
spraying on as a liquid before transforming into a clear, durable film.
The addition of Paint Defender to 3M’s current line of professionally
applied films provides consumers with a variety of price and performance
options to select from. more...
4/26/13 4:39 am CDT
3M, the innovation company that never stops inventing, today announced
that two of its recent technologies have received prestigious honors
from the Edison Awards, a program conducted by the non-profit, 501(c)(3)
organization Edison Universe, which is dedicated to fostering future
4/25/13 1:30 am CDT
3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported first-quarter earnings of $1.61 per share,
an increase of 1.3 percent versus the first quarter of 2012. Sales rose
2.0 percent year-on-year to $7.6 billion, an all-time first-quarter
record. Organic local-currency sales grew 2.1 percent and acquisitions
added 1.7 percent to sales. Currency impacts reduced sales by 1.8
4/24/13 7:44 am CDT
3M Purification introduces the 3M™ Pro Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water
Filtration System. The 3M Pro RO helps provide cleaner, better tasting
water using multi-stage filtration, and also includes a high-pressure
booster pump for increased production. The addition of the booster pump
gives the 3M Pro RO a consistent pressure of 100 psi and the ability to
deliver 36 to 50 gallons of clean, great-tasting water per day.1
4/24/13 2:01 am CDT
As demand for data and premiums on energy have grown, sustainability and
energy efficiency have become the watchwords for the data center
industry. Several new products from 3M that help make data
centers more sustainable will be featured at the upcoming Data
Center World, April 28-May 2 in Las Vegas, booth 1223. more...
4/15/13 8:44 am CDT
Cloud Library eBook Lending Service will bring Simon & Schuster
eBooks to readers in a new pilot program at the New York Public Library
and Brooklyn Public Library. The program will make all Simon & Schuster
eBooks available to the library for purchase, including new titles. more...
4/15/13 7:32 am CDT
The 3M Cogent MiY-Touch indoor touch-screen biometric access control
reader bested more than 80 other products to win the coveted Judge’s
Choice Award at the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) 2013 New
Product Showcase (NPS) last week at ISC West in Las Vegas.