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  • 7/23/15 6:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today reported second-quarter earnings of $2.02 per share, an increase of 5.8 percent versus the second quarter of 2014. Sales declined 5.5 percent year-on-year to $7.7 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 1.8 percent and foreign currency translation reduced sales by 7.3 percent year-on-year. Operating income was $1.8 billion and operating income margins for the quarter were 23.9 percent, up 1.1 percentage pointsmore...
  • 7/14/15 9:28 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Second-quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at 8 a.m. CDT. The live webcast, press release and supporting slide presentation will be available on 3M’s Investor Relations website at http://investors.3M.com. The earnings call may also be accessed at (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.Smore...
  • 7/9/15 9:18 am CDT
    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A national leader in healthcare delivery innovation and population health, the State of Minnesota will use data analytics from 3M to help improve the quality and value of the care provided to Minnesota citizens served by public health care. The Minnesota Department of Human Services has selected 3M Health Information Systems as its analytics contractor to support Minnesota's Integrated Health Partnership (IHP) demonstration, a groundbreakingmore...
  • 7/9/15 8:35 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Over 70% of Americans report being bothered by skin sensitivity, according to new research1 by Nexcare Brand. Today, Nexcare Brand from 3M announces the Nexcare Sensitive Skin collection, a new line of first aid products specially formulated for sensitive or fragile skin. With reliable adhesion and kind removal, these products offer an option for those with skin sensitivity. Nexcare Sensitive Skin First Aid Tape, Adhesive Pads and Eye Patchesmore...
  • 6/25/15 3:57 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the next step in its ongoing program to license to the dental industry 3M's patented technologies in various areas of ceramic-based dental restorations, 3M has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Düsseldorf, Germany. On June 23, 2015, 3M filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Düsseldorf, Germany, against Zirkonzahn Deutschland GmbH located in Neuler, Germany, and Zirkonzahn SRL located in Gais, South Tyrol, Italy. The lawsuit allegesmore...
  • 6/24/15 12:12 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting a new life in an unfamiliar country takes a lot of courage. For Tsehay Woldeyes, coming to the United States meant hope for a more peaceful life. As a political refugee from Ethiopia, Woldeyes had to flee her country in 2003 and leave her parents and two young kids behind. But thanks to the help of 3M’s Legal Affairs team, Woldeyes is now a passport-carrying U.S. citizen with both her kids beside her. “Things were very hard formore...
  • 6/23/15 8:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Capital Safety from KKR for a total enterprise value of $2.5 billion, including the assumption of approximately $0.7 billion of debt, net of cash acquired. Capital Safety is a leading global provider of fall protection equipment, one of the fastest-growing safety categories within the global personal protective equipment industry. The personal protectivemore...
  • 6/22/15 3:43 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today named Matthew J. Ginter, treasurer and vice president, Investor Relations, effective July 1. He will report to Nicholas C. Gangestad, senior vice president and chief financial officer. “Matt is an exceptional leader whose financial market experience, strategic thinking skills and knowledge of the company qualify him well to lead our treasury and investor relations organizations,” said Gangestad. A 25-year 3Mmore...
  • 6/22/15 1:30 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Innovative Properties Co. and 3M Korea Ltd. filed a patent infringement lawsuit on June 19, 2015, in the Seoul Central District Court against LMS Co. Ltd. The suit alleges that certain LMS Co. Ltd. light management film package products, including a light management film package product sold under the product name of “XLAS,” infringe 3M’s Korean Patent No. 1,074,570 titled "Method for Stacking Surface Structured Optical Filmsmore...
  • 6/19/15 12:06 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Most book-lovers don’t care whether they get content via print, eBook or eAudio—they just want to enjoy it; and libraries want to make it easy. 3M Library Systems is always working to make the connections between print and digital collections more seamless. Now, the company is unveiling a new integration between the 3M™ SelfCheck QuickConnect Interface and the 3M™ Cloud Library that will offer a new, easy way for patrons discover and borrowmore...