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  • 11/17/17 11:17 am CST

    Tegaderm CHG I.V. Securement Dressing is only dressing fully compliant with updated CDC recommendation and INS Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently updated its recommendation on use of chlorhexidine-impregnated dressings in its globally-recognized Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections (2011). The new recommendation calls for use of chlorhexidine-impregnated dressings with an FDA-cleared label that specifies a clinical indication for reducing catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) or catheter-more...
  • 11/15/17 8:45 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that Kristen Ludgate is appointed senior vice president, Corporate Communications and Enterprise Services, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Kristen will replace Kimberly Price, who has announced her intention to retire, effective March 1, 2018. “Kristen is a highly accomplished leader with a proven track record of success across multiple functions at 3M,” said Inge Thulin, 3M chairman, president and chief executive officer. “more...
  • 11/14/17 3:32 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M Board of Directors (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of $1.175 per share for the fourth quarter of 2017, payable Dec. 12, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 24, 2017. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 100 years. As of Sept. 30, 2017, 3M had 595,608,108 common shares outstanding and 79,174 shareholders ofmore...
  • 11/14/17 8:00 am CST

    Collaboration enables new ways of achieving high compute density and deploying data centers in locations where energy and real estate come at a premium

    DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today it has collaborated with Orange Silicon Valley, the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, and Allied Control to demonstrate high-density, high-efficiency graphics processing unit (GPU) computing. The high-density server – operating in an Allied Control two-phase immersion cooling system – is on display in 3M booth #2081 at Supercomputing 2017. The 20 GPU server, specially-configured and donated by Orange Siliconmore...
  • 11/13/17 12:30 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference 2017 in Boston, Mass., on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Nick Gangestad, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at 10:15 a.m. EST. 3M 2018 Outlook Meeting in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. EST and is scheduled to adjourn at noon ESTmore...
  • 10/31/17 4:16 pm CDT

    Easy-to-integrate innovations support doctors worldwide

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The future is bright for lingual orthodontic treatment and the Incognito™ System, as demonstrated at the 2017 Incognito Appliance System International User Meeting, held in October in Paris, France. More than 150 orthodontists from 25 countries around the world recently gathered for a conference of lectures, workshops, networking events and a poster symposium. Representing 5 different continents, 13 experts in lingual treatmentmore...
  • 10/24/17 6:30 am CDT

    Third-Quarter Highlights:

    • Sales of $8.2 billion, up 6.0 percent year-on-year
    • Organic local-currency sales growth of 6.6 percent; growth in all business groups and across all geographic areas
    • GAAP EPS of $2.33, up 8.4 percent year-on-year; operating margins of 25.0 percent
    • Returned $1.1 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
    • Updating 2017 full-year outlook: GAAP EPS of $9.00 to $9.10, up 10 to 12 percent year-on-year, versus prior range of $8.80 to $9.05
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported third-quarter earnings of $2.33 per share, an increase of 8.4 percent versus the third quarter of 2016. Sales were $8.2 billion, up 6.0 percent year-on-year in dollar terms. Organic local-currency sales increased 6.6 percent while divestitures reduced sales by 1.2 percent. Foreign currency translation increased sales by 0.6 percent year-on-year. Third quarter operating income was $2.0 billion and operatingmore...
  • 10/18/17 1:21 pm CDT

    Gitanjali Rao named America’s Top Young Scientist in Nation’s Premier Middle School Science Competition for inventing a device that aims to test for lead in water

    Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) have named 11-year-old Gitanjali Rao from Lone Tree, Colo., the winner of the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). Gitanjali is working to develop Tethys, a sensor-based device that can detect lead in water faster than other current techniques.Rather than using expensive equipment for testing, Gitanjali’s cost-effective approach to water safety uses a mobile app that populates the water’s status almostmore...
  • 10/16/17 5:01 am CDT

    Durable, comfortable reflective trim made with low-material waste converting technology

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Reflective safety gear requires a combination of comfort, compliance and visibility. To help meet this need, 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material has launched the 5410 Diamond Mesh Trim, a revolutionary leap in performance and design. The new reflective material delivers bright, compliant visibility paired with breathability and durability. It was developed with a patent-pending* cut-and-spread technology, which eliminates materialmore...
  • 10/9/17 1:32 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Third-quarter 2017 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, 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. 3M 2018 Outlook Meeting in New York, N.Y. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. EST and is scheduled to adjourn at noon ESTmore...