5/21/15 4:02 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
Bernstein’s 31st Annual Strategic
Decisions Conference in New York, N.Y., on Friday, May 29, 2015.
Inge G. Thulin, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will
speak at 11:00 a.m. EDT.
Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference in
Chicago, Ill., on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Nick Gangestad, senior vicemore...
5/20/15 7:01 am CDT
Offers More Cost Effective, Reliable Tracking of Underground Plastic Pipe
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Electronic Marker System (EMS) Rope 7000 series uses proprietary 3M
path marking technology to deliver more accurate and more reliable
tracking of underground plastic pipe and fiber optic conduit. Designed
as a high performance alternative to the current industry standard
solution, the EMS Rope series will be available for gas, telco and water
utility applications beginning in June 2015.
Using breakthrough path marking technologymore...
5/15/15 9:00 am CDT
3M recognized for expanding sustainable practices
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Practice Greenhealth, a leader in promoting efficiency, environmental
stewardship and patient safety, has presented its 2015 “Champion for
Change” Award to 3M Health Care for the company’s success in greening
its operations and for helping customers improve their environmental
“At 3M we apply science to solve customer needs every day, whether it is
to help improve patient outcomes, reduce waste or use less energy,” saidmore...
5/14/15 1:32 pm CDT
New tool combines spackle, primer, putty knife and sanding pad to empower DIYers to tackle small repair projects with ease
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today introduces 3M
Patch Plus Primer 4-in-1 Applicator, a product that applies 3M’s
proprietary nanotechnology to the everyday task of small wall and
surface repairs. The result is quick-drying, strong, even patches
combined with the convenience and functionality of an all-in-one wall
repair applicator, making the process easy and efficient from start to
Spurred from the insight that many renters and homeowners maymore...
5/13/15 8:35 am CDT
Nationwide Campaign Partners Nexcare Brand with American Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers to Raise Awareness About the Vital Need for Blood Donation
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With nearly five million Americans requiring a blood transfusion each
year, and no substitute for human blood, giving blood is a heroic act
that truly makes an impact and saves lives. Nexcare Bandages, in
partnership with the American Red Cross and America’s Blood
Centers, proudly launches the seventh annual Nexcare Give Program,
to encourage people to roll up their sleeves and “give.”
Timed to the World Health Organization’s Worldmore...
5/12/15 3:58 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the
company’s common stock of $1.025 per share for the second quarter of
2015, payable June 12, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on May 22, 2015. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders
without interruption for 98 years.
As of March 31, 2015, 3M had 634,340,975 common shares outstanding and
86,847 shareholders of record.
5/12/15 12:07 pm CDT
AUSTIN, Texas & ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Chairman, President and CEO Inge G. Thulin today highlighted 3M’s
strong 2014 performance while expressing confidence in the company’s
future. Thulin addressed 3M’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the
Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas.
Citing progress on 3M’s strategic priorities including portfolio
management, investing in innovation, and business transformation, Thulin
described 2014 as a year of strong growth andmore...
5/8/15 2:34 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Innovative Properties Co. and 3M Korea Ltd. filed a patent
infringement lawsuit on May 4, 2015, in the Seoul Central District Court
against LG Hausys Ltd.
The suit alleges that certain LG Hausys Ltd. optically clear adhesive
products infringe 3M’s Korean Patent No. 1,162,463 titled "Cloud
Point-Resistant Adhesives and Laminates."
3M’s high performance optically clear adhesives are integrated into
electronics to form amore...
5/4/15 8:00 am CDT
Ideal for reprocessing long-lumen, flexible endoscopes
ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recent CRE1 outbreaks traced to inadequately processed
duodenoscopes have highlighted the need for health care facilities to
review cleaning and sterilization processes. In the case of a facility
in northeastern Illinois, after the hospital changed its reprocessing
procedure from automated high-level disinfection to ethylene oxide
sterilization, no additional cases of CRE transmission were identified.2
Ethylene Oxide (EO) sterilization providesmore...
4/29/15 9:09 am CDT
Research finds that nearly 4 in 5 American workers with prolonged standing jobs report their legs or feet feel tired, achy or swollen after work
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Despite health reports that say standing at work can lead to health
benefits, new research1 by FUTURO™ Legwear from 3M
reports that 55% of working Americans who stand on their feet for more
than 4 hours a day have skipped exercise, socializing with friends
(25%), playtime with their kids (64%) and household chores (44%) due to
leg and foot discomfort as a result of their work day. The study also
sheds light on some of the issues that adverselymore...