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  • 5/22/17 6:00 am CDT

    Leading brand in stethoscopes to collect and share personal stories that celebrate the dedication of medical professionals around the world

    Commemorates 50 th Anniversary of 3M’s acquisition of Littmann stethoscopes

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For 50 years 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscopes has been helping clinicians listen and care for their patients. To mark this historic occasion, Littmann stethoscopes announces today the launch of 50 Years of Listening (littmann.com/50years): a collection of personal stories from medical professionals. This celebration of clinicians and their dedication will continue throughout the year. Littmann stethoscopes is asking doctors, nursesmore...
  • 5/18/17 7:00 am CDT

    Army’s PEO Soldier Orders 3M™ Personal Safety Division™ Tactical Communication and Protective Systems

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Army has accepted two 3M™ products to equip soldiers with hearing protection and auditory situational awareness. The 3M Personal Safety Division has received initial orders for more than 6,500 devices that include 3M™ PELTOR™ TEP-100 Tactical Earplug Kits and 3M™ PELTOR™ COMTAC™ III ACH Communications headsets, plus spare parts and accessories totaling more than $1.6 million. Deployment of these Tactical Communications and Protectivemore...
  • 5/16/17 7:05 am CDT

    Nexcare Brand Partners with American Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers for Campaign Raising Awareness around the Need for Blood Donation, Celebrating All Those Who Give Around the Globe

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nationwide, approximately 36,000 blood donations are needed each day. With no substitute for human blood, those in need rely on the kindness of donations from volunteers. To raise awareness about the importance of blood donation, Nexcare Bandages, in partnership with the American Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers, proudly announces the ninth annual Nexcare Give Program . The Nexcare Give Program, timed to the World Healthmore...
  • 5/11/17 12:54 pm CDT
    3M Food Safety announced today that its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli O157 (including H7) has been granted First Action status through the Official Methods of AnalysisSM program by AOAC® INTERNATIONAL (AOAC 2017.01). The 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 - E. coli 0157 (including H7) was introduced in April 2016, and joins the family of the next generation molecular pathogen detection test kits using a single assay protocol, enabling batch processing of samples and improvingmore...
  • 5/10/17 9:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into agreements to sell its tolling and automated license/number plate recognition business, which is part of 3M’s Traffic Safety and Security Division, to Neology, Inc., a leading provider of integrated solutions for tolling, electronic vehicle registration and public safety applications. Neology is a subsidiary of SMARTRAC, a portfolio company managed by One Equity Partners, a middle-market private equitymore...
  • 5/9/17 3:19 pm CDT
    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 second quarter of 2017, payable June 12, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 19, 2017. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 100 years. As of March 31, 2017, 3M had 597,239,576 common shares outstanding and 80,968 shareholders of record. About 3Mmore...
  • 5/9/17 10:43 am CDT
    INDIANAPOLIS & ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Chairman, President and CEO Inge G. Thulin today highlighted the company’s 2016 performance and progress in executing the 3M Playbook. Thulin addressed 3M’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Indianapolis, Ind. “In 2016 we executed the 3M Playbook and delivered a great operational performance, while making investments to prepare us for the future,” said Thulin. “We are evolving into a stronger enterprise that is wellmore...
  • 5/5/17 11:52 am CDT

    3M supporting customers with demonstrations, Trade-In, Trade-Up rebate program

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Falls from height continue to be the leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 364 fatalities recorded in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). To remind and educate employers in the construction industry about the dangers from falls and dropped tools, 3M™ Fall Protection is proud to participate in the OSHA National Safety Stand-Down, May 8-12, 2017. During the OSHA Stand-Down, 3M willmore...
  • 5/3/17 3:03 pm CDT

    3M™ Clean-Trace™ Hygiene Monitoring and Management System takes prize in New Product and Services category

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Food Safety today announced it received the silver Stevie Award® in the New Product and Services category and subcategory of Health & Pharmaceuticals Product for the 3M™ Clean-Trace™ Hygiene Monitoring and Management System. This year marks the American Business Awards’ 15th annual celebration of recognition. 3M’s Clean-Trace System was nominated in the “Best New Product or Service of the Year” category. More than 3,600more...
  • 5/2/17 8:00 am CDT

    Athletic apparel designers can now push boundaries with stylish, discreet reflective elements

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Athletic apparel designers have a new, high-performance reflective material from 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material available to them as they create activewear that can be worn from the conference room to the coffee shop to the bike path. The patented* C790 Carbon Black Stretch Transfer Film is a rich, deep black-colored material when viewed in daylight. But when illuminated at night, the material delivers vibrant reflectivemore...