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  • 4/17/14 6:12 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: First-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thurs., April 24, 2014, 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://investor.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...
  • 4/15/14 9:38 am CDT

    Diamond Grade™ Reflective Sheeting and Stamark™ Pavement Marking Tape among innovations

    Ever since the first fully-reflective traffic sign was installed in the U.S. city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1939, 3M innovation has been making roadways around the world safer. This year, 3M is celebrating the 75th anniversary of reflective sheeting and honoring its legacy of traffic safety technology development that today includes high performance materials and comprehensive services.    Over its three-quarters of a century in the traffic safety industry, 3M has demonstratedmore...
  • 4/15/14 9:29 am CDT

    Funds benefit ATSSA and ARTBA Foundations for children of roadway workers

    3M is preparing to donate up to $20,000 to scholarship funds this year as part of its 3M Visibly Safer Work Zones Project. Now in its third year, the project supports programs of the American Traffic Safety Services Foundation (ATSSF) and the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA TDF) that provide scholarships for children of roadway construction workers killed or permanently disabled on the job. To date, the project has donated $more...
  • 4/9/14 7:01 am CDT

    — Integrated design reduces parking space and simplifies installation for construction and industrial applications —

    To tweet this news, click here or copy and paste this to your twitter handle, “Learn how quickly the 3M QS4 integrated splice for medium voltage cables installs. http://ctt.ec/3Vg79+

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announces the Cold Shrink QS4 Integrated Splice now available for the construction and industrial market. Introduced to the utility market in 2013, the 3M Cold Shrink QS4 splice integrates all of the layers of a shielded power cable splice into one compact joint to make installation quick and easy. Based on 3M’s field-proven QS-III Cold Shrink splice body, the new QS4 splice is specifically designed to meet IEEE standards.more...
  • 4/8/14 8:00 am CDT

    3M demonstrates two-phase immersion cooling technology to reduce water consumption and energy use, while increasing supercomputer efficiency

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the growth of the Internet of Things spikes so does the growth of data traffic in the cloud, which requires data centers to deliver more performance and storage with less energy consumption. Today, 3M is announcing the implementation of a fully functional supercomputer developed in collaboration with Intel and SGI that uses a revolutionary two-phase immersion cooling technology pioneered by 3M. In this proof-of-concept, SGI® ICE™ Xmore...
  • 4/3/14 11:08 am CDT

    New survey highlights customer enthusiasm

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A recent 3M survey shows that libraries that use both the 3M™ Cloud Library and OverDrive® are over twice as satisfied with the 3M Cloud Library as compared to OverDrive. The 3M Cloud Library offers outstanding ease of use for both patrons and library staff. This survey data reveals how dramatic a difference these features make in librarians’ satisfaction with their eBook systems. Library staff benefit from 3M’s dedicatedmore...
  • 4/2/14 9:48 am CDT

    - Integration allows complete user/credential management through Schneider Electric’s Andover Continuum security and building management software -

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Schneider Electric’s Andover Continuum™ Integrated Security and Building Management Solutions are now further enhanced with the latest generation of 3M™ Cogent MiY (Make it Yours) Biometric Access Control Readers. 3M Cogent MiY readers are now integrated with Andover Continuum CyberStation™ 1.91 or greater. The first complete integration of the MiY solution for user and credential management into a third party software, leveraging MiY’smore...
  • 4/1/14 10:36 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Treo Solutions, a leading provider of data analytics and business intelligence to healthcare payers and providers. Treo Solutions is now a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M and a part of 3M Health Information Systems. Treo, which delivers analytics on data from more than 60 health plans, is an industry leader in using data analytics to redesign payment structures andmore...
  • 3/26/14 7:00 am CDT

    Android Kernel Patches for 3M High-performance Multi-touch Systems and Displays are Now Available

    METHUEN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the Android operating system expands as a preferred programming platform for smartphone and tablet-based applications, Android developers are seeking to push the boundaries of this open source platform. Now, with 3M’s release of Android kernel patches for its multi-touch display and systems products, Android developers have the ability to scale their applications for display sizes up to 46 inches, and more importantly, create new multi-user,more...
  • 3/17/14 2:19 pm CDT

    Laboratory and Scale-up Single Use Capsules available mid-2014; Production Capsules available late 2014

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Purification will unveil a new purification technology at INTERPHEX 2014 designed to help biopharmaceutical manufacturers achieve high product purity early in the manufacturing process, improving efficiency and process economics. The new 3M™ Emphaze™ AEX Hybrid Purifier combines three unique 3M technologies — advanced polymer materials, fine fiber nonwovens, and membranes — to deliver an all-synthetic clarifying product line containing both amore...