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  • 10/15/13 10:35 am CDT

    Most productive and dense commercial rooftop system on the market

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After more than two years of collaboration, 3M Renewable Energy and tenKsolar are celebrating a number of milestones in increasing energy generation from commercial rooftop photovoltaic (PV) arrays. In 2011, the two companies first combined the tenKsolar RAIS® commercial solar array with 3M™ Cool Mirror Film 330. This system is able to generate up to 45 percent more annual energy per square foot of rooftop than a typical installation with amore...
  • 10/15/13 9:47 am CDT

    New Removable Privacy Filters Offer Enterprise Data Security and Flexibility for Mobile Users

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the growing prevalence of tablets used in the enterprise by the mobile workforce, the need for mobile data protection and “on-the-go” visual privacy has multiplied. Mobile employees are finding themselves in situations where they need to protect confidential company information while working in public spaces, but still require the ability to share content when collaborating with colleagues. Recognizing this essential need for workermore...
  • 10/15/13 7:09 am CDT

    Fortune 500 Company to Sponsor ANNIKA Award, ANNIKA Intercollegiate and Global Series of ANNIKA Invitational Junior Tournaments

    ST. PAUL, Minn. & ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the growing prevalence of tablets used in the enterprise by the mobile workforce, the need for mobile data protection and “on-the-go” visual privacy has multiplied. Mobile employees are finding themselves in situations where they need to protect confidential company information while working in public spaces, but still require the ability to share content when collaborating with colleagues. Recognizing this essential need for workermore...
  • 10/9/13 5:47 pm CDT

    3M to donate portion of patron eBook purchases back to library

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Library Systems is making the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending System even more beneficial for participating libraries with a new “Buy and Donate” feature supported by Kobo, a global leader in eReading. The new program gives libraries the option to add a Buy and Donate button to their 3M Cloud Library website. When patrons click the button, they will be taken to the Kobo Bookstore to finalize their digital book purchases. 3M will donate amore...
  • 10/9/13 1:33 pm CDT

    Warranty for finished graphics with new overlaminates provides coverage for up to nine years of outdoor use

     

    3M Commercial Graphics is introducing two new overlaminates to give graphics professionals maximum flexibility and to give their customers peace of mind. With 3M™ Scotchcal™ Gloss Overlaminate 3658G and 3M™ Scotchcal™ Matte Overlaminate 3660M, sign shops can create finished graphics covered by the industry leading 3M™ MCS™ Warranty for up to nine years of outdoor use. When combined with 3M's recommended products, overlaminates 3658G and 3660M provide added durability to flexible, rigid, flatmore...
  • 10/8/13 9:05 am CDT

    Expert consulting from 3M helps improve outpatient revenue and prepare for ICD-10

    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As healthcare organizations expand outpatient services and transition to accountable care organizations (ACOs), outpatient documentation has become more complex and critical to the bottom line. To help outpatient facilities and physician practices improve documentation and coding processes, 3M Health Information Systems has introduced the 3M Outpatient CDI Program. The new clinical documentation improvement (CDI) consulting service offers amore...
  • 10/8/13 7:01 am CDT
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announces a new line of hand protection. Designed with electricians and contractors in mind, the new 3M Comfort Grip and Gripping Material work gloves provide physical protection from cuts, punctures and abrasions while increasing dexterity and grip. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the potential for hand injury exists for 4.7 million workers and full hand protection compliance could preventmore...
  • 10/7/13 11:30 am CDT

    Nationwide Contest Partnering With After-School All-Stars Asks Aspiring Young Athletes to Showcase their “A” Game to Win $10,000

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grammy-award winning recording artist and actor, LL COOL J, teams up with ACE Brand from 3M Company to launch the ACE Brand “A” Game Challenge, a nationwide contest asking sports fans and aspiring young athletes to submit their “A” Game video entries showcasing unique skills and one-of-a-kind winning moments in sports. The ACE Brand “A” Game Challenge is partnering with After-School All-Stars, the number one national provider of year-round,more...
  • 10/7/13 10:30 am CDT

    Weeklong series of events aim to raise awareness and educate professionals, families and youth about noise-induced hearing loss and the latest trends in prevention

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Public health experts, school nurses, teachers, students, audiologists, industrial hygienists and media from around the world will convene in St. Paul, Minn., Oct. 15-18 for the Innovations in Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Prevention in Kids, a weeklong series of educational events hosted by 3M and Dangerous Decibels. The series features a two-day Innovations Conference, an educators’ training workshop, and a free public event aimed atmore...
  • 10/4/13 7:05 am CDT

    — Highly compact .050” pitch sockets and headers save PCB real estate —

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new cable-to-board interconnect solution from 3M can help designers of high-performance electronic systems meet the ever-increasing demand for high-density equipment. The 3M Electronics Solutions Division has launched the 3M™ Ribbon Cable Wiremount Socket Assembly, .050” x .050”, 451 Series and the 3M™ Shrouded Boardmount Header, .050” x .050”, 452 Series. The small, robust socket and header mate together connecting .025” pitch ribbonmore...