12/8/16 10:18 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
3M 2017 Outlook Meeting in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, Dec. 13,
2016. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. EST and is scheduled to adjourn
at noon EST.
Fourth-quarter 2016 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Jan.
24, 2017, at 8 a.m. CST.
These events will be webcast live, and replays of each will be available
on 3M’s Investormore...
12/6/16 1:00 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its
safety prescription eyewear business to HOYA Vision Care, a global
leader in the eyeglass lens industry. The safety prescription eyewear
business is part of 3M’s Personal Safety Division, which is in the
Safety & Graphics Business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The business, with more than 90 years as an industry leader in safety
11/8/16 4:22 pm CST
New digital basestation complements the 3M™ Drive-Thru Headset G5 to deliver the best possible drive-thru experience
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Speed, accuracy and clarity are three main ingredients to ensure a great
drive-thru experience. Skimp on one, and it’s a recipe for disaster. 3M
science is helping quick service restaurants tap the drive-thru’s full
potential with the all-new digital network-ready 3M™ Drive-Thru
Basestation G5. The new basestation features a smaller footprint, dual
lane capabilities in a single base, and a built-in greeter.
According to the NPD Groupmore...
11/8/16 4:08 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 $1.11 per share for the fourth quarter of
2016, payable Dec. 12, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on Nov. 18, 2016. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders
without interruption for 100 years.
As of Sept. 30, 2016, 3M had 601,466,401 common shares outstanding and
82,468 shareholders of record.
11/7/16 7:00 am CST
3M introduces Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP at PACK EXPO
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PACK EXPO, Booth N-4921 – Properly securing appliance parts and
electronic components is a critical part of the packaging process.
Manufacturers need the confidence that the equipment will move from the
plant to install without damage, including stains and residue from
adhesives. 3M’s new Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP offers a
long lasting hold with clean removal from a wide variety of surfaces.
“Customers were askingmore...
11/1/16 7:00 am CDT
Company will deliver next-generation lightweight helmets and body armor inserts for the Soldier Protection System
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Army has selected Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company, as the awardee
for two low-rate initial production (LRIP) contracts for next-generation
helmet systems and hard body armor inserts as part of the Integrated
Head Protection System (IHPS) and Vital Torso Protection (VTP) –
Enhanced Small Arms Protective Inserts (ESAPI) components of the Soldier
Protection System (SPS).
The Army designed the IHPS to give soldiers a lighter-weightmore...
10/26/16 7:05 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global science-based company 3M is known for pushing the boundaries of
science and innovation with its cutting-edge technologies in multiple
industries. Now, it is also being recognized as one of the best places
to work around the world. Great Place to Work® and Fortune has announced
3M as one of their 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces.
This global recognition considers employees’ assessments of their jobs,
10/25/16 6:30 am CDT
- Operating income margins of 24.7 percent, up 0.4 percentage points year-on-year
- Sales flat year-on-year; organic local-currency sales decreased 0.8 percent
- Operating cash flow of $1.9 billion contributed to 19 percent increase in free cash flow
- Returned $1.4 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases; marked 100 th consecutive year of paying dividends
- Solid Business Transformation execution, including West Europe ERP deployments
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported third-quarter earnings of $2.15 per share,
an increase of 4.9 percent versus the third quarter of 2015. Sales were
$7.7 billion, flat year-on-year in dollar terms. Organic local-currency
sales decreased 0.8 percent while acquisitions, net of divestitures,
added 0.3 percent to sales. Foreign currency translation increased sales
by 0.5 percent year-on-year.
Operating income was $1.9 billion and operatingmore...
10/24/16 7:21 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--There’s an art to great leadership. If you combine the skills of
listening, empowerment and experience, and enable them in the right
person, you can create an effective force for change. 3M is fortunate to
have a strong champion for women’s leadership and advancement in Senior
Vice President of Human Resources Marlene McGrath.
The National Association for Female Executives has recognized McGrath’s
strong leadership as well, namingmore...
10/21/16 4:48 pm CDT
Maanasa Mendu Awarded $25,000 and Named America’s Top Young Scientist in Nation’s Premier Middle School Science Competition for her invention of HARVEST, a device that uses solar and wind power to create energy
Discovery Education (@DiscoveryEd) and 3M (@3M) have named 13-year-old Maanasa Mendu from Mason, OH the winner of the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (#YoungScientist). Mendu created HARVEST, a bio-inspired energy device that uses solar and wind power to create energy. This innovation was inspired by a visit to India where she discovered many people lacking basic life necessities such as clean water and lighting. Through her invention, Mendu hopes to provide amore...