2/21/13 4:28 am CST
3M Health Information Systems has been awarded a contract by Banner
Health that will expand the organization’s portfolio of 3M products to
include the 3M 360 Encompass System. The system’s integrated
computer-assisted coding and clinical documentation improvement (CDI)
technology will assist Banner Health – one of the nation’s largest
nonprofit healthcare systems – in addressing the challenges of
healthcare reform and ICD-10 adoption in 2014 more...
2/20/13 6:08 am CST
Architectural Markets is giving design enthusiasts a new opportunity
to see its innovative products in action with the opening of its first
showroom. Located in Minneapolis’s International Market Square, the
showroom serves as an engaging, experimental space where 3M’s
continuously evolving line of technologically advanced design products
is center stage. more...
2/20/13 2:00 am CST
3M Food Safety today announced its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay Salmonella
has received an extension of the current NF VALIDATION certificate from
AFNOR CERTIFICATION. The Paris-based AFNOR CERTIFICATION expert
committee found 3M’s assay to be as or more effective than standard
methods for detecting Salmonella spp. in seafood and vegetable
products as well as in environmental samples taken from food processing
2/19/13 11:14 am CST
3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced that it will participate in the Barclays
Industrial Select Conference, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Miami,
Florida. David W. Meline, senior vice president and chief financial
officer, will speak at 8:05 a.m. Eastern time.
Further details will be posted on 3M’s Investor Relations home page at http://investor.3M.com/
shortly before the event. more...
2/12/13 3:10 am CST
3M (NYSE: MMM) announces it has successfully completed the NGV2-2007 certification
process for its first compressed natural gas (CNG) tank. The 21.5 x 60
inch tank is designed for light- and medium-duty pick-up trucks and
corporate fleet vehicles. 3M’s tank capitalizes on improvements
in geometries and proprietary 3M™ Matrix Resin featuring nanosilica
technology to deliver a solution that is lighter, offers greater
capacity, and is more cost more...
2/11/13 4:17 am CST
3M announces a new portfolio of medical design products created to meet
the industry’s changing regulatory requirements. 3M Medical Assembly
Solutions give medical design professionals reliable tools for bonding,
fastening, attaching and identification. In addition to providing the
outstanding performance that users have come to expect from 3M products,
these solutions have also been tested and proven to be stable through
protocols for cleaning more...
2/6/13 2:00 am CST
3M (NYSE: MMM) announced today that the Board of Directors elected
Muhtar Kent, 60, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive
Officer, The Coca-Cola Company, to the Board of Directors, effective
April 1, 2013.
He became Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola in 2008 and Chairman of
the Board in 2009. Prior to his current position, he served as President
and Chief Operating Officer and was President of Coca-Cola International. more...
2/5/13 9:22 am CST
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 first quarter of
2013, an 8 percent increase over the quarterly dividend paid in 2012.
The dividend is payable on March 12, 2013, to shareholders of record at
the close of business on February 15, 2013. This marks the company’s 55th
consecutive year of 3M dividend increases, and its 96th year
of continuous dividend more...
Elliott Berger, M.S., Division Scientist for 3M’s Personal Safety
Division, will be presented with the National Hearing Conservation
Association (NHCA) Lifetime Achievement Award in St. Petersburg, Fla.,
in February 2013.
2/1/13 4:06 am CST
Families exposed to mold, irritants, toxins and other harmful elements
in the home are at risk for developing health conditions like asthma,
allergies and hypersensitivity pneumonitis1. more...
1/31/13 8:51 am CST
3M ESPE has been named the most innovative company in the worldwide dental industry for the eighth consecutive year, based on new product approvals and international patents. The Anaheim Group, distributor of Dental Fax Weekly, published the finding in its 2012 Dental Industry Review.
The Dental Industry Review studies three factors in determining its “most innovative” honorees: FDA 510(k) new product clearances for the U.S. market, United States Patent Office dental industry patents, and more...
1/30/13 2:00 am CST
3M Food Safety today announced its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay
Listeria method has received a matrix extension for select foods
through the AOAC Research Institute’s Performance Tested MethodsSM
Program from the AOAC Research Institute.
1/24/13 4:19 am CST
Beginning today, patrons of Sno-Isle libraries will have a simple,
streamlined option for checking out and reading eBooks, thanks to the 3M
Cloud Library eBook Lending Service and the Polaris Integrated
Library System (ILS). more...
1/24/13 12:30 am CST
3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.41 per
share, an increase of 4.4 percent versus the fourth quarter of 2011.
Operating income was $1.4 billion and operating income margins for the
quarter were 19.5 percent. Fourth-quarter net income was $1.0 billion
and free cash flow was $1.2 billion.
1/23/13 4:13 am CST
For an estimated 275 million people around the world, “What?” is an all
too common question. That’s because these individuals have disabling
hearing loss, many due to excessive noise both on and off the job1.
“Hearing loss is the number one sensory disability in the world – yet it
is also one of the most preventable,” said Laurie Wells, senior
acoustics specialist, 3M.
1/22/13 4:53 am CST
3M is awarding more than $400,000 in grants to nine environmental organizations for projects aimed at improving science-based environmental and conservation education for youth. Since 2001, 3M’s environmental giving program has invested more than $21 million in sustainability initiatives. more...
1/21/13 1:01 am CST
BICSI Winter Conference and Exhibition, Booth #233 – Today, 3M
announced an expansion of its fiber
connector product line for fast, on-site installation in the
1/15/13 1:01 am CST
Purchasing 3M cable assemblies for computing systems, networks and data
centers is now faster and easier. 3McablesDirect.com
allows customers to buy cables directly from 3M, no matter how small the
1/7/13 1:01 am CST
As an innovation leader in projected capacitive (PCAP) touchscreen
technology and electronics, 3M Touch Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary
of 3M Company, is showcasing its multi-touch expertise at CES Unveiled
and the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 by featuring an
84-inch multi-touch display prototype. more...
12/17/12 3:55 am CST
For the fifth year in a row, independent healthcare research firm KLAS,
has ranked 3M Codefinder Software as the top software product in the Medical
Records Coding category of its annual healthcare vendor survey. more...
12/13/12 6:00 am CST
3M Food Safety today announced its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay Salmonella
received an NF VALIDATION mark from AFNOR Certification. The Salmonella
assay was among three pathogen test kits the company introduced
alongside its novel 3M™ Molecular Detection System less than a year ago.
In April, AOAC Research Institute granted PTM SM
certification of the Salmonella assay, another important
confirmation of the technology’s effectiveness in more...
12/13/12 2:00 am CST
3M today introduced a new product designed using the latest technology
in wall repair, making it possible to paint without priming when
patching a wall. 3M™ Patch Plus Primer is the only product on the market
that uses nanotechnology to create a quick-drying, strong, even patch in
just one easy step. The product was designed to address the challenges
painters typically face when patching a wall such as cracking, shrinking
and flashing (change in more...