10/21/16 4:48 pm CDT
Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) have named 13-year-old Maanasa Mendu from Mason, OH the winner of the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). Mendu created HARVEST, a bio-inspired energy device that uses solar and wind power to create energy. This innovation was inspired by a visit to India where she discovered many people lacking basic life necessities such as clean water and lighting. Through her invention, Mendu hopes to provide amore...
10/17/16 7:15 am CDT
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems is expanding its market-leading 3M 360
Encompass System platform to introduce 3M 360 Encompass System –
Professional, the industry’s first encounter-based professional fee
coding solution. The new software brings the power of 3M’s
computer-assisted coding, physician query capability and reporting to
coding and billing for physician services, helping professional coders
improve productivity, boost compliance andmore...
10/11/16 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. & SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems, a business of 3M, and Verily Life
Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences), an Alphabet company, today
announced that they have entered into a strategic agreement to develop
new population health measurement technology for managing clinical and
financial performance. The joint technology platform will be designed to
analyze quality performance data across healthcare delivery systems and
patient populations, andmore...
10/6/16 3:30 pm CDT
ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mobile tablets, commonplace in many aspects of clinical practice in
health care settings, have arrived in the dental industry with the
introduction of the
3M™ Mobile True Definition
, a one-of-a-kind tablet-based intraoral scanner that
fits in your hand.
The compact, ergonomic design is similar to rechargeable tablets that
patients and clinicians use in their daily lives, allowing clinicians to
move freely betweenmore...
10/4/16 3:00 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
Third-quarter 2016 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Oct.
25, 2016, at 8 a.m. CDT. The earnings call can be accessed at (800)
762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.S.
Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference 2016 in Boston, Mass., on
Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. Nick Gangestad, senior vice president and
CFO, will speak at 9:20more...
10/3/16 11:04 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed the sale of its temporary
protective films business, formerly known as Polymask, to Pregis LLC.
3M’s temporary protective films business provides adhesive-backed
temporary protective films used in a broad range of industries,
including automotive, appliance, metalworking, building and construction.
The business was part of 3M’s Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division,
which will continuemore...
9/28/16 12:35 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. & NEUSS, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The District Court of Frankfurt, Germany, has ordered a
preliminary injunction against China-based Qingdao Summit
Industrial Co., Ltd. ("Summit") for infringement of the German portion
of 3M's European patent EP 0,954,381 B2. This patent relates to 3M’s
PPS™ technology that enables the efficient mixing and spraying of
coatings for automotive collision repair.
The court order prohibits the offer and sale of Summit's infringingmore...
9/27/16 1:02 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Electronics and Energy Business Group of 3M Company announces its
membership into the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) – a
nonprofit group of the world’s leading electronics companies committed
to improving social, ethical and environmental conditions in the global
electronics supply chain. Joining the EICC reinforces 3M’s longstanding
commitment to the industry and to social responsibility. Membership
further aligns the 3Mmore...
9/26/16 11:13 am CDT
With the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) this week, visitors are getting an interactive view of the African American experience thanks to 3M technology.As part of 3M’s Cornerstone Sponsorship, 100 3M Touchscreens are positioned throughout the museum to tell the story of African American excellence in culture and science.“This technology enables the Smithsonian to tell stories in new and exciting ways,” explains Mark Lavoie, the 3M sales rep whomore...
9/22/16 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ADA Foundation and 3M today announced that 3M will donate 3,000
introductory sealant kits to the ADA Foundation for use during the 2017
Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) program. The donation, which has an estimated
fair market value of $250,000, will help Give Kids A Smile volunteers
place more than 400,000 sealants on underserved kids’ teeth in 2017.
“In our collaborations with oral health professionals around the world,
we see themore...