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  • 11/20/14 12:08 pm CST

    Wireless, handheld device ideal for monitoring alcohol offenders

    3M announced today an agreement with Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc., (AMS) to market the company’s SCRAM Remote Breath alcohol testing device. Featuring automated facial recognition and GPS location tracking, the handheld device provides corrections and law enforcement officers overseeing alcohol monitoring programs with a portable, wireless breath alcohol testing option. “Our corrections and law enforcement customers were asking for a portable breath alcohol testing solution from 3M,”more...
  • 11/20/14 9:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL , Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that Paul A. Keel has been appointed senior vice president, Supply Chain, effective immediately. He replaces Christopher D. Holmes who will retire. Keel is currently managing director, 3M United Kingdom-Ireland Region. “Paul is an accomplished leader whose strategic thinking skills, international experience and demonstrated record of success make him uniquely qualified for this role,” said Inge Thulin, 3M Chairmanmore...
  • 11/18/14 7:00 am CST

    Proof-of-concept from 3M, Intel and SGI can help reduce cooling energy costs by 95 percent

    Super Computing Conference, NEW ORLEANS, LA – Nov. 18, 2014 – HPCwire recently named the proof-of-concept supercomputer developed by 3M in collaboration with Intel and SGI and cooled by 3M™  Novec™ Engineered Fluid as the “Best Application of Green Computing in HPC” in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards. The awards were presented at the 2014 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14), in New Orleans, La. andmore...
  • 11/17/14 9:01 am CST

    - Dense server systems for high performance computing benefit from the flat, foldable ribbon design -

    NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Super Computing Conference – 3M is thinking inside the box to increase efficiencies inside the data center and boost high-performance computing (HPC) power. The low-profile capabilities of 3M’s Twin Axial Cable Assemblies save a substantial amount of internal space and help alleviate congestion inside dense server systems—giving design engineers considerably more room for server architecture options. The ultra-flat, foldable ribbon design alsomore...
  • 11/13/14 6:23 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Those who happen to know one of the 40,000 3M workers across North America can now power down their own utility bills using 3M’s hefty discount on solar panels. 3M is expanding its revolutionary employee solar program to include friends and family, significantly broadening the number of homeowners across the U.S. and Canada who’ll be able to get solar at a reduced rate and take advantage of clean, renewable energy. "Wemore...
  • 11/13/14 3:41 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--There’s a reason 3M expects to make thousands of new hires over the next five years, and it has much to do with who is already with the company. Some of the sharpest minds in the world now work for 3M, and they have an unyielding commitment to career development and leadership. They believe that if they can grow, the company will grow. And 3M believes it will only grow as fast as it can grow its leaders. It’s this long-standingmore...
  • 11/11/14 4:00 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE: MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of 85.5 cents per share for the fourth quarter of 2014, payable Dec. 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 21, 2014. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 98 years. As of Sept. 30, 2014, 3M had 640,818,842 common shares outstanding and 88,578 shareholders of record.more...
  • 11/5/14 8:57 am CST
    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--State governments are leading efforts to transform U.S. healthcare delivery from a fragmented system focused on caring for the sick to a coordinated system that promotes preventive care and achieves higher quality at lower cost. The latest innovation comes from the State of Rhode Island, which has launched the Rhode Island All-Payer Claims Database (RI-APCD), a new initiative that will provide data about hospital quality and cost to helpmore...
  • 11/4/14 7:01 am CST

    - Unique design helps utilities locate plastic pipes even if tape is cut -

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced the first product in a series of solutions for marking and locating the path of underground plastic pipes. The 3M Electronic Marking System (EMS) Caution Tape 7600 Series and the 3M Dynatel EMS Marker/Tape Locator Model 7420 is ideal for gas, water and telecom utility owners as well as contractors and excavators. The new plastic pipe location system from 3M helps utility customers identify underground plastic pipesmore...
  • 11/3/14 2:18 pm CST

    Award recognizes officers who used license plates to solve serious crimes

    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Highway Safety Committee (HSC), in cooperation with 3M’s Traffic Safety and Security Division, this week announced the honorees of the 2014 Looking Beyond the License Plate award at the Highway Safety Awards breakfast during the IACP Annual Conference. This year’s award recognizes law enforcement from Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Virginia, and Londrina, Brazil.more...