2/22/17 7:05 am CST
London Fashion House Shows Autumn/Winter 2017 Collection Inspired by Shapes and Colors of Iconic Post-it Notes from 3M
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, the global innovation company recognized for diversified technology
and applying creativity and ingenuity to improve people’s lives,
announces a partnership with London-based fashion label Fyodor Golan at
London Fashion Week 2017. As designers, industry leaders and fashion
enthusiasts gathered from across the globe for the annual event, Fyodor
Golan unveiled their unprecedented vibrant collection. 3M Design and
Post-it Brand from 3M teamedmore...
2/8/17 10:16 am CST
Inventor of the original scouring pad releases a whole new dimension of clean with all-new, double-duty cleaning solution for the food service industry
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scrubbing pots and pans has always been a grueling task. Kitchen aids
can now cut back on the elbow grease with the new Scotch-Brite™ Dual
Purpose Scour Pad 96Hex from 3M. Introducing a new shape that is both
longer lasting and user friendly, the hexagonal hand pad features a
yellow side with the latest in scouring technology, and a gray side that
polishes away fine particles and grease.
“In 1958, Scotch-Brite introduced the firstmore...
2/7/17 4:24 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 first quarter of
2017, an increase of 6 percent over the quarterly dividend paid in 2016.
The dividend is payable March 12, 2017, to shareholders of record at the
close of business on Feb. 17, 2017.
This marks the 59th consecutive year 3M has increased its
dividend. The company has paid dividends to its shareholdersmore...
2/1/17 11:19 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As our aging population grows, nurses are continuing to see more
instances of tough-to-manage skin breakdown due to incontinence. Skin
damage associated with urine and/or fecal exposure, otherwise known as
incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD), is a resource-intensive
condition that can be very painful for patients. To help combat this
debilitating problem, 3M introduces its revolutionary 3M™ Cavilon™
Advanced Skin Protectant, a highmore...
1/31/17 11:00 am CST
3M honored for global initiative to recruit, develop and advance women companywide
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M is being recognized with the prestigious 2017 Catalyst Award, which
honors companies for their proven approach to expand opportunities for
women and business. 3M’s “I’m in. Accelerating Women’s Leadership,” is a
global initiative that focuses on the advancement of women, and is an
important component of a diversity and inclusion strategy that
positively impacts the company worldwide.
“Diversity is a competitive weapon for 3M as itmore...
1/24/17 1:36 pm CST
Protect sensitive information from visual hackers with holistic security and privacy measures
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four out of five mobile workers say they’ve caught someone looking over
their shoulder at their laptop screen in a public space.1
This low-tech threat, known as visual hacking, is a growing concern as
more workers are accessing confidential company information outside of
the office in public spaces.
To help address visual hacking, 3M today announced its commitment to
Data Privacy Day. This international effort is held annually onmore...
1/24/17 6:30 am CST
- Sales of $7.3 billion, up 0.4 percent; organic local-currency increased 1.6 percent
- GAAP EPS of $1.88, up 13.3 percent year-on-year
- GAAP operating income margins of 22.7 percent, up 220 basis points
- Operating cash flow of $2.2 billion contributed to free cash flow conversion of 154 percent
- Returned $1.6 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
- Sales of $30.1 billion; GAAP EPS of $8.16, up 7.7 percent year-on-year
- GAAP operating income margins of 24.0 percent, up 110 basis points
- Operating cash flow of $6.7 billion contributed to free cash flow conversion of 104 percent
- Returned $6.4 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
- Continued progress on our three key levers: Portfolio Management, Investing in Innovation and Business Transformation
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2016
“The fourth quarter capped a successful year for our enterprise, as we
posted double-digit growth in earnings-per-share, expanded margins and
delivered robust cash flow,” said Inge G. Thulin, 3M’s chairman,
president and chief executive officer. “We also made incremental
investments to accelerate growth in core platforms, while returning
1/19/17 12:33 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn. & MADRID--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Commercial Court of Barcelona, Spain, has ordered a
preliminary injunction against BossAuto Innova S.A. ("BossAuto") for
infringement of the Spanish 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
The court order prohibits the import and/or manufacture, export,
1/18/17 4:15 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M issued the following statement from Inge G. Thulin, 3M chairman,
president and chief executive officer, on the passing of Livio D. “Desi”
DeSimone, former 3M chairman and chief executive officer, on Jan. 17,
“Desi was a bold leader who courageously guided 3M through the turbulent
economic decade of the 1990s. During his tenure as chairman and CEO, he
strengthened 3M’s portfolio through his actions including the spinoff ofmore...
1/16/17 8:24 am CST
Attendees will demo new Tactical 300 and Tactical 500 Electronic Hearing Protectors
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PELTOR™
Sport is showcasing its latest innovations, including new tactical
hearing protectors, at The National Shooting Sports Foundation’s
Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show®) in Las Vegas
beginning January 17.
Available in early 2017, the PELTOR Sport Tactical 300 and PELTOR Sport
Tactical 500 Electronic Hearing Protectors feature new proprietary 3M
SMART technology that automatically adjusts to yourmore...