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  • 5/21/15 4:02 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Bernstein’s 31st Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, N.Y., on Friday, May 29, 2015. Inge G. Thulin, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will speak at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in Chicago, Ill., on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Nick Gangestad, senior vicemore...
  • 5/20/15 7:01 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Electronic Marker System (EMS) Rope 7000 series uses proprietary 3M path marking technology to deliver more accurate and more reliable tracking of underground plastic pipe and fiber optic conduit. Designed as a high performance alternative to the current industry standard solution, the EMS Rope series will be available for gas, telco and water utility applications beginning in June 2015. Using breakthrough path marking technologymore...
  • 5/15/15 9:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Practice Greenhealth, a leader in promoting efficiency, environmental stewardship and patient safety, has presented its 2015 “Champion for Change” Award to 3M Health Care for the company’s success in greening its operations and for helping customers improve their environmental footprint. “At 3M we apply science to solve customer needs every day, whether it is to help improve patient outcomes, reduce waste or use less energy,” saidmore...
  • 5/14/15 1:32 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today introduces 3M Patch Plus Primer 4-in-1 Applicator, a product that applies 3M’s proprietary nanotechnology to the everyday task of small wall and surface repairs. The result is quick-drying, strong, even patches combined with the convenience and functionality of an all-in-one wall repair applicator, making the process easy and efficient from start to finish. Spurred from the insight that many renters and homeowners maymore...
  • 5/13/15 8:35 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With nearly five million Americans requiring a blood transfusion each year, and no substitute for human blood, giving blood is a heroic act that truly makes an impact and saves lives. Nexcare Bandages, in partnership with the American Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers, proudly launches the seventh annual Nexcare Give Program, to encourage people to roll up their sleeves and “give.” Timed to the World Health Organization’s Worldmore...
  • 5/12/15 3:58 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of $1.025 per share for the second quarter of 2015, payable June 12, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 22, 2015. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 98 years. As of March 31, 2015, 3M had 634,340,975 common shares outstanding and 86,847 shareholders of record. Aboutmore...
  • 5/12/15 12:07 pm CDT
    AUSTIN, Texas & ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Chairman, President and CEO Inge G. Thulin today highlighted 3M’s strong 2014 performance while expressing confidence in the company’s future. Thulin addressed 3M’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. Citing progress on 3M’s strategic priorities including portfolio management, investing in innovation, and business transformation, Thulin described 2014 as a year of strong growth andmore...
  • 5/8/15 2:34 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Innovative Properties Co. and 3M Korea Ltd. filed a patent infringement lawsuit on May 4, 2015, in the Seoul Central District Court against LG Hausys Ltd. The suit alleges that certain LG Hausys Ltd. optically clear adhesive products infringe 3M’s Korean Patent No. 1,162,463 titled "Cloud Point-Resistant Adhesives and Laminates." 3M’s high performance optically clear adhesives are integrated into electronics to form amore...
  • 5/4/15 8:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recent CRE1 outbreaks traced to inadequately processed duodenoscopes have highlighted the need for health care facilities to review cleaning and sterilization processes. In the case of a facility in northeastern Illinois, after the hospital changed its reprocessing procedure from automated high-level disinfection to ethylene oxide sterilization, no additional cases of CRE transmission were identified.2 Ethylene Oxide (EO) sterilization providesmore...
  • 4/29/15 9:09 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Despite health reports that say standing at work can lead to health benefits, new research1 by FUTURO™ Legwear from 3M reports that 55% of working Americans who stand on their feet for more than 4 hours a day have skipped exercise, socializing with friends (25%), playtime with their kids (64%) and household chores (44%) due to leg and foot discomfort as a result of their work day. The study also sheds light on some of the issues that adverselymore...