3/25/15 3:36 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Co. and 3M Innovative Properties Co. filed a patent infringement
lawsuit in federal district court in Minnesota today against Danville
Materials Inc. The suit alleges that Danville’s sales of ZNanoTM
universal nanocomposite materials infringe 3M’s patent rights directed
to nanofiller technology used in 3MTM ESPETM FiltekTM
Supreme universal restoratives.
3M’s patented nanofiller technology enables high aesthetic quality,more...
3/20/15 12:34 pm CDT
Plans for a New Customer Technical Center Unveiled
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has set its sights on expanding in the West Region of China. Inge
Thulin, 3M’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, debuted
plans last week for the new West Region Technical Center in Chengdu, one
of the largest growing cities for technology and innovation in western
“We will double down on our investment in Chengdu. Our new technical
center will strengthen our relationship with local customers and allowmore...
3/17/15 2:28 pm CDT
Filtrete Brand Partners with Dr. Roshini Raj to Make Americans Air Aware
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to living a
healthier life. Whether that’s eating more vegetables, drinking more
water or tracking the number of steps walked each day, people will go
that extra mile to keep themselves and their families healthy.
However, a recent survey1 commissioned by Filtrete
Brand from 3M
revealed that while indoor air pollutants are ranked among the top five
environmental risks tomore...
3/13/15 11:50 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Ivera
Medical Corp., a manufacturer of health care products that disinfect and
protect devices used for access into a patient’s bloodstream. The
business is now a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M and a part of its
Critical & Chronic Care Solutions Division.
3M’s vascular access products play an important role in helping to
reduce complications for patients with I.V. cathetersmore...
3/13/15 7:00 am CDT
New Global Brand Platform Connects Customers with the World of 3M Science
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M launched today a new corporate brand platform – 3M Science.
Applied to Life.™ – that will emphasize how 3M’s science impacts the
world around us. The new brand platform underscores the company’s
business strategy through a creative articulation of 3M’s span across
sectors. From 3M’s glass bubbles in your car; a Bluetooth-enabled
stethoscope in your doctor’s office; micro-reflective sheeting that
helps make roads safer; or brightness-enhancingmore...
3/9/15 7:30 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the fast-paced world of global business, it takes more than a written
compliance policy to keep a company doing business the right way. That
is why Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing
the standards of ethical business practices, has named 3M as a 2015
World’s Most Ethical Company® for the second time. The designation
recognizes 3M’s impact on the way business is conducted through its
efforts of fostering amore...
3/6/15 5:51 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its ongoing program to license to the dental industry 3M's
patented technology that enables the coloring of ceramic-based dental
restorations, and to protect its technology against unlicensed users, 3M
has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Düsseldorf, Germany against
Dental Direkt GmbH located in Spenge, Germany.
The lawsuit alleges infringement of 3M’s patent rights by Dental
Direkt’s zirconia CAD/CAM blocks sold undermore...
3/5/15 9:28 am CST
ForestEthics, Greenpeace, and The Forest Trust Applaud 3M’s Commitment and Actions
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today 3M announced a new pulp and paper sourcing policy designed to
ensure all the virgin wood fiber going into 3M’s paper-based products
and packaging comes from sources that protect forests and respect human
Recognizing the risks facing forests and continuing its deep commitment
to conserve natural resources, 3M’s new industry-leading policy does not
allow any wood fiber to be linked to deforestation or illegalmore...
3/3/15 1:45 pm CST
(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM):
WHAT: Media teleconference on 3M’s revised pulp and paper sourcing
policy designed to ensure all the virgin wood fiber going into 3M’s
paper-based products and packaging comes from sources that protect
forests and respect human rights. Speakers will address specifics of the
policy, implementation and the impact on forests, climate, and human
rights. The policy is the result of a multi-year collaboration between
2/26/15 10:41 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference
2015 in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2015. Inge G. Thulin,
chairman, president and chief executive officer, will speak at 9:30
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos
Conference 2015 in London, on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015. H.C. Shin,more...