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  • 1/17/18 7:00 am CST

    News follows company’s clearance for 24-minute VH202 BI received in July

    Goal is to enhance patient safety by making it easy to monitor every load

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today its submission for 510(k) clearance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Attest™ Super Rapid System for Steam Sterilization, which will provide biological indicator (BI) results in 24 minutes. The clearance of a faster readout time for steam will continue to enhance patient safety while increasing workflow advantages for sterilization professionals. “The focus of our sterilization science at 3Mmore...
  • 1/8/18 9:00 pm CST

    Filtrete™ Smart Air Filters will be available for purchase beginning spring 2018

    Hands-on CES media demo available at Filtrete booth 40358 in the Smart Home Marketplace Exhibit at Sands, Halls A-D

    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Filtrete™ Brand from 3M today announced the arrival of the Filtrete™ Smart Air Filter, the first-ever Bluetooth®-enabled HVAC air filter for the home. The new filter takes the guesswork out of when it’s time for a filter change, and provides other information so homeowners can take control of their home’s air. Filtrete™ Smart Air Filters contain a Bluetooth®-enabled pressure sensor that, when paired with the new Filtrete™ Smart App,more...
  • 1/3/18 10:21 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and 3M Innovative Properties Co. filed a patent infringement lawsuit in federal district court in Wilmington, Del., today against Elo Touch Solutions Inc. The suit alleges that certain Elo Touch projected capacitive products infringe 3M’s U.S. Patents 8,179,381, 8,274,494, 8,704,799 and 9,823,786. Metal mesh conductor technology is widely used in the construction of projected capacitive touch sensors for consumer andmore...
  • 1/3/18 7:00 am CST

    3M’s Find My Adhesive product selector tool to debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Adhesives play a critical role in the success of a medical device, whether it’s holding the device together or adhering it to the wearer’s skin. But with so many adhesive products available, it can be a challenge for design engineers to know which one is right for their project. To help bridge this critical gap, 3M developed a “Find My Adhesive” product selector tool to help make medical adhesive selection a simpler process. The product selectormore...
  • 1/2/18 11:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor event: Fourth-quarter 2017 earnings conference call on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at 8 a.m. CST. The earnings call can be accessed at (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.S. This event will be webcast live, and a replay will be available on 3M’s Investor Relations website at http://investors.3M.com. About 3M At 3M, wemore...
  • 12/12/17 5:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At today’s annual outlook meeting in New York City, 3M Chairman of the Board, President and CEO Inge Thulin will announce that the company is expecting another strong performance in 2018. Thulin will outline how the 3M Playbook is creating significant value, while emphasizing ongoing investments to support growth, strengthen the portfolio and increase productivity. “The 3M team is delivering a robust performance in 2017, and ismore...
  • 12/11/17 7:50 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it has entered into agreements related to the sale of substantially all of its Communication Markets Division to Corning Incorporated, for $900 million, subject to closing and other adjustments. This business consists of optical fiber and copper passive connectivity solutions for the telecommunications industry including 3M’s xDSL, FTTx, and structured cabling solutions and, in certain countries,more...
  • 12/5/17 10:00 am CST

    3M Contributions to U of M’s Driven Campaign Reach $26 Million

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and the University of Minnesota today announced a major investment by 3M to benefit the next generation of scientists, engineers and business leaders. 3M’s $26 million investment in the University’s Driven campaign, which spans a 10-year period, includes a new $8 million commitment to support scholarships and outreach programs. This investment is helping to build a pipeline of high-performing and diverse global talent, integratemore...
  • 12/4/17 10:30 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and 3M Innovative Properties Co. filed a patent infringement lawsuit in federal district court in Wilmington, Del., last week against Kerr Corporation. The suit alleges that Kerr Corporation’s SonicFill™ 2 and Harmonize™ dental composite materials infringe 3M’s patent rights directed to nanotechnology used in 3MTM FiltekTM Supreme universal dental restoratives. 3M’s patented nanotechnology enables high aesthetic quality, strengthmore...
  • 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...