5/26/16 8:34 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that a court in Düsseldorf, Germany, has ordered an
injunction and damages claim reaching back to December 2008 against
Dental Direkt GmbH for infringement of 3M's patented technology that
enables the coloring of ceramic-based dental restorations.
The court decision is based on a German patent and on the German portion
of a European patent.
The court ordered Dental Direkt to reimburse 3M for its litigationmore...
5/25/16 11:55 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
Bernstein’s 32nd Annual Strategic Decision
Conference in New York, N.Y., on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Inge G.
Thulin, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will speak at
10 a.m. EDT.
Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Summit in
Chicago, Ill., on Thursday, June 9, 2016. Michael Roman, executive
5/25/16 9:12 am CDT
It’s hard not to love a good Whodunit game. And when you add a little science to a good mystery problem, you have a recipe for a popular teen texting game. 3M teamed up with DoSomething.org to create Science Sleuth, a text messaging game to engage young people, especially teen girls, in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The game encourages students to solve a mystery at a school using STEM skills, showing students how these skills can be applied to everydaymore...
5/24/16 9:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today 3M, a world leader in infection prevention, announced the
publication of a robust
research compendium highlighting the safety and effectiveness of the
3M™ Bair Hugger™ patient warming system. The most comprehensive
compilation of more than 200 studies across a wide range of surgeries –
including hip, knee, cardiac and abdominal procedures – the compendium
reinforces the sheer volume of extensive research and history of the
5/20/16 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Practice Greenhealth, a leader in promoting environmental stewardship,
has again presented a “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.
“We are thrilled to be recognized a second time with this prestigious
award for sustainability,” said Ann Meitz, Sustainability Director, 3M
Health Care Business Group. “At 3M we workmore...
5/18/16 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company, has been awarded a $92.7 million
body-armor contract by Defense Logistics Agency for delivery of 177,000
pieces. The plates are designed to meet stringent performance
requirements outlined by the U.S. Department of Defense. Production and
deliveries are expected to begin in 2016.
Worn by U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, the lightweight
enhanced small arms protective inserts (ESAPI) are insertedmore...
5/18/16 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The new home of the Minnesota Vikings, U.S. Bank Stadium, will become
the first sports facility in the United States with a transparent roof,
permitting outdoor light without weather restrictions. Utilizing
material from the franchise’s Official
Science Partner, 3M, the venue will be covered by high-performance
film, extruded from 3M Dyneon Fluoroplastic ETFE
(ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene). The product, which lets light in, is
5/17/16 7:05 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M’s science and technology will help propel the Minnesota Vikings
forward over the next decade. Today, two iconic brands announced the
expansion of their relationship as 3M becomes the Official Science
Partner of the Minnesota Vikings team.
“3M is a company that is synonymous with science and innovation in the
minds of millions of people around the world,” said Vikings
Owner/President Mark Wilf. “We are thrilled to work with amore...
5/13/16 2:00 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Personal Safety Division announces that StrongArm® Technologies
ErgoSkeleton™ personal performance equipment will now be available for
purchase through 3M’s distribution channels within the United States.
StrongArm’s ErgoSkeleton line includes the V22 ErgoSkeleton™ and the FLx
ErgoSkeleton™, designed to help protect industrial workers from back
injuries, referred to by StrongArm as “Industrial Athletes.” Both
5/13/16 11:14 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When it’s time to change the water filter in your local coffee shop’s
espresso machine, service technicians have traditionally relied on
estimating usage rather than having precise, exact information. That’s
about to change because 3M has created the 3M™ ScaleGard™ Blend Series
of Products, providing a solution that helps ensure a seamless operation
of expensive equipment by intelligently calculating water filter usage
to provide Recipe Qualitymore...