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  • 10/13/14 7:00 am CDT

    Device gives military users a digital earplug with tactical communications, situational awareness and hearing protection capabilities

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing in the ears) are the two most common service-related disabilities, according to the Department of Defense’s Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE). To give troops and their commanders more options for protecting hearing while maintaining a degree of environmental hearing, 3M (NYSE:MMM) is introducing the Peltor Tactical Earplug for military and law enforcement applications. The device will debut at the Associationmore...
  • 10/10/14 8:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The chance to play with the world’s greatest at the Masters Tournament is every golfer’s dream. One talented amateur player will get that chance next month by winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship – the most televised amateur golf tournament in the world. More than 100 of the leading golfers from across the Asia-Pacific region will compete in Australia at the end of October. The winner will get the prestigious invitation to playmore...
  • 10/9/14 12:27 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The first sentence of the sixth paragraph of the release dated October 8th, 2014, should read: “It’s a way for students to graduate and be productive members of society sooner,” said Cassandra Wells, the marketing program director at Morehouse (instead of “It’s a way for students to graduate and be productive members of society sooner,” said Candace Wells, the marketing program director at Morehouse). The corrected release readsmore...
  • 10/7/14 12:02 pm CDT

    New offering expands eBook and technology access to library patrons throughout the U.S.

    FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Library Systems announces the addition of a new lendable eReader for its 3M Cloud Library—the NOOK GlowLight™ from Barnes & Noble. With this new compatibility, libraries can purchase NOOK GlowLight eReaders directly from Barnes & Noble stores for lending to patrons. The offering enables libraries to provide access to eBooks from the 3M Cloud Library catalog to patrons who do not have their own eReader, computer or smartphonemore...
  • 9/25/14 1:00 pm CDT

    First-of-its-kind digital tool captures up to fifty Post-it Notes at once and makes them easy to organize and share, helping great ideas move forward from start to finish

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Post-it Brand from 3M, the innovation company known for its culture of creative collaboration and never-ending stream of powerful technologies, unveils the Post-it Plus App, a new tool that takes the output of Post-it Note collaboration sessions and instantly takes them into the digital world to keep team momentum going. The Post-it Plus App captures up to fifty Post-it Notes at once from a collaboration session and digitizes them, allowingmore...
  • 9/25/14 11:24 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UCLA’s Alison Lee had sketched out a fairly low-key summer of amateur golf and a few classes. Then famed golfer Annika Sorenstam came calling. Lee’s athletic idol was on the phone with exciting news: Lee would be the inaugural recipient of the ANNIKA Award, honoring the nation’s best female college golfer. On Sunday, Sept. 28, Sorenstam will present the award to Lee during a gala dinner in Orlando, Fla. 3M is sponsoring thismore...
  • 9/18/14 12:42 pm CDT

    Makers from West Jordan, Utah, Kingsport, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C., Each Win $5,000 for Amazing Tape Creations

    Twittercue: 3 grand prize winners awarded $5k each in @ScotchProducts #makeamazingcontest. #tapeart #craft #DIY http://bit.ly/1DlMhqZ

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leisha Kelsey from West Jordan, Utah, Phillip Roberts from Kingsport, Tennessee, and Matthew Buckley from Washington, D.C., were each named grand prize winners and awarded $5,000 in the Scotch Make Amazing Contest. Scotch Brand from 3M and contest judge Brit Morin – maker, CEO and founder of Brit + Co. – were impressed with the three winners’ tape creations including a geometric sculpture, children’s play nook and puzzle. “Imore...
  • 9/12/14 3:15 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Citi 2014 Industrials Conference in Boston, Mass., on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Nick Gangestad, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at 12:50 p.m. EDT. Third-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at 8 a.m. CDT. The live webcast, news release and supporting slide presentation will be availablemore...
  • 9/8/14 7:01 am CDT

    Smaller closures meet industry need for simple, reusable and reliable weatherproofing closures

    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Super Mobility Week (Booth #2644) – 3M Communication Markets Division today announced two new Slim Lock Closures for wireless weatherproofing of smaller RF connections at the cell site. The 3M™ Slim Lock Mini and the 3M™ Slim Lock Nano join the 3M™ Slim Lock Classic, creating a family of varying sizes for wireless weatherproofing needs. The closures offer a re-enterable weatherproofing solution that installs in less than a minute using just onemore...
  • 9/3/14 2:55 pm CDT

    Filtrete™ Healthy Living Air Filters Shown to Be Effective and Economical Choice For Capturing Common Airborne Asthma & Allergy Triggers In the Home

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 25 million Americans, including many children, suffer from asthma and allergies, causing them to miss work or school and costing millions of dollars in healthcare expenses1. To help reduce exposure to allergy and asthma triggers, many patients implement lifestyle changes, such as washing bedding frequently, using hypo-allergenic pillow cases and HEPA vacuum cleaners, and using high-efficiency air filters in forced heating and coolingmore...