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  • 12/11/13 8:00 am CST

    Battery Cathode Compositions Contribute to Battery Safety and Lower Cost

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and Korea-based ECOPRO have entered into a patent license agreement that aims at further expanding the use of Nickel-Manganese-Cobalt (NMC) cathode materials in lithium ion batteries. Under the agreement, 3M grants a license to US6964828, US7078128, US8241791 and all global equivalents. The cathode compositions composed of Nickel, Manganese and Cobalt offer an outstanding balance of power, energy, thermal stability and low costmore...
  • 12/10/13 11:22 am CST
    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new report published by KLAS Research gives 3M Health Information Systems the highest overall performance score among vendors for its inpatient computer-assisted coding (CAC) technology. The 3M 360 Encompass System, which integrates and automates coding and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) processes, received the highest marks for positive impact on coder productivity, case mix index, “discharged not final billed” (DNFB) days, andmore...
  • 12/10/13 7:01 am CST
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M Electrical Markets Division, the innovators of cold shrink technology, introduces a new sensing solution that enables power utilities to monitor their underground distribution systems, helping utilities realize the benefits of their grid automation systems. The 3M™ Sensored Termination QX-Series supports applications such as volt/VAR optimization (VVO), fault detection, isolation and restoration (FDIR), asset management and load balancingmore...
  • 12/6/13 5:12 pm CST

    Patricia Zapata from Kingwood, Texas Wins $10k, Offers DIY Gift Wrap Tips

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Patricia Zapata from Kingwood, Texas was crowned the 2013 “Scotch Brand Most Gifted Wrapper” in a national gift wrapping contest sponsored by 3M, the maker of Scotch Brand Tape. After wrapping various odd-shaped items, including a full-size paddle boat with a canopy, Zapata was awarded the ultimate holiday present – a $10,000 cash prize – for her amazing wraps. All contest press materials, downloadable b-roll footage and contestmore...
  • 12/4/13 10:16 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that Sarah L. Williams will join the company as Chief Communications Officer, effective Jan. 1, 2014. She joins 3M with more than 25 years of journalistic, editorial and communications experience. She will report to the senior vice president, Corporate Communications and Enterprise Services, Ian Hardgrove. “In this role Sarah will lead our global communications team in designing and executing global communicationmore...
  • 12/3/13 2:10 pm CST

    3M ChartScriptMD Software for Radiology Offers Complete ICD-10 Voice-to-Coding Solution

    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems has released 3M ChartScriptMD Software for Radiology, a new reporting application that makes it easy for busy radiologists to create, sign, and distribute complete reports and communicate diagnostic findings all from a single, integrated system. The advanced, time-saving software puts radiologists in control of the document creation process with flexible options for traditional dictation or speech recognitionmore...
  • 11/25/13 11:05 am CST

    Grants will support educational programs at nature centers nationwide

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has selected nine organizations to receive nearly $400,000 in grants for projects aimed at improving science-based environmental and conservation education for youth. Since 2001, 3M has invested more than $20 million in sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s commitment to encouraging environmental stewardship. This year’s 3Mgives Eco Grant recipients provide programs that help students connect science, technology, engineering andmore...
  • 11/20/13 12:13 pm CST

    Outdoor Lights Display Expert Offers DIY Holiday Decorating Tips

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Command Brand from 3M—known for its damage-free indoor organizing and decorating products—is introducing a new line of Command Outdoor Products to help homeowners go all out decorating the outside of their home this holiday season. The line includes clear window hooks, decorative hooks and light clips that are equipped with new water- and UV-resistant adhesive strips, specially formulated to withstand weather conditionsmore...
  • 11/20/13 7:05 am CST

    Bally Technologies, GTECH and IGT win top honors leveraging innovative 3M touch technologies for breakthrough and new product designs

    METHUEN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At Global Gaming Expo 2013 (September 2013, Las Vegas, NV), the 2014 Gaming & Technology Award for “Best Slot Product”, sponsored by Global Gaming Business magazine, was shared by Bally Technologies, GTECH and IGT for the most innovative slot games and machines on display. With on-screen interactivity a common thread among this year’s winning games, these leading game manufacturers used innovative 3M touch solutions to help enhance theirmore...
  • 11/19/13 12:05 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Drug Delivery Systems announced today that STADA Arzneimittel AG has become the latest drug company to license 3M’s patented technology directed to a matrix patch for the transdermal delivery of the opioid pain medication fentanyl. Terms of the license agreement were not disclosed. The 3M Patent (EP 2158905), which was granted on March 20, 2013, enables a transdermal drug delivery device designed to deliver a therapeuticallymore...