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  • 4/13/16 7:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global demand for commercially sterile beverages is growing more than 9 percent annually, according to a market research report by Reportlinker, fueled by supply chain cost benefits and consumer demand for more convenient beverages that retain both flavor and nutrients. With the growing trends around these beverages, 3M announced today the launch of the 3M™ Microbial Luminescence System UHT Beverage Screen Kit, a new rapid test for Ultra Highmore...
  • 4/13/16 6:00 am CDT

    Series 5600 Fire Coat Comfort Trim on display at FDIC International 2016, Booth #701

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As firefighters’ jobs have evolved, so has their need for high-performance gear that holds up to demanding service calls with extreme conditions. 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material — Series 5600 Fire Coat Comfort Trim is a segmented, stitch-free trim designed for greater flexibility and mobility. NFPA-certified, the new design helps make turnout gear more comfortable to wear. Traditionally, turnout gear trim has been sewnmore...
  • 4/12/16 2:49 pm CDT

    Leading fall protection and safety specialists tour U.S. to educate construction workers about fall protection and dropped object prevention during 2016 National Safety Stand-Down

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M’s Capital Safety will host fall protection demonstrations throughout the U.S. May 2-6, 2016, during OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down. Capital Safety has historically been involved in OSHA’s Stand Down and is proud to participate in this campaign to remind and educate employers and workers in the construction industry about the serious dangers of falls and dropped objects. 3M acquired Capital Safety in August 2015, adding Capital Safety’smore...
  • 4/11/16 10:02 am CDT

    Urban Tree Lounge installation combines sustainability, materials design and architecture to spark moments of reflection

    MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As designers, architects, and creative professionals from around the world arrive in Milan this week to explore the latest trends in design, they’ll discover a new place to “reflect” on their experiences. 3M Design (the design group of 3M Company) has collaborated with Stefano Boeri Architetti to create Urban Tree Lounge, an installation providing Design Week visitors an opportunity to experience magic moments of inspiration and reflection thatmore...
  • 4/5/16 7:04 am CDT

    New assays also available for Salmonella, Listeria and Listeria monocytogenes

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Food Safety announced today the launch of its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 – E. coli O157 (including H7), adding to a line of next-generation tests which also includes Salmonella, Listeria and Listeria monocytogenes. Introduced in 2011, the 3M™ Molecular Detection System is utilized by food processors, laboratories, universities and government agencies in over 40 countries for accurate and reliable pathogen testing. Themore...
  • 3/30/16 7:00 am CDT

    The Anaheim Group acknowledges 3M’s contributions to the dental industry for an 11th consecutive year

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With 95 innovations launched in 2015, 3M’s designation as the Most Innovative Company in the Dental Industry was earned through a relentless commitment to science-based innovation. Honored with its 11th consecutive win, 3M’s rank on The Anaheim Group’s “Innovation Index” has once again placed the company in the top spot with 25 percent more innovations than any other dental company. The Anaheim Group’s index combines the number of EC/more...
  • 3/29/16 6:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At a meeting with investors and analysts at the company’s global headquarters today, 3M Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Inge G. Thulin will introduce new five-year financial objectives and describe how the company is positioned to deliver consistently strong performance in 2016 and beyond. Thulin will also discuss how 3M’s playbook – including its three key levers of portfolio management, investing in innovation, and businessmore...
  • 3/28/16 8:00 am CDT

    Names New Laboratory 3M Carlton Science Center

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science-based 3M announced today the name of its newly unveiled research and development laboratory. As the 3M Carlton Science Center sets its sights on new ways to innovate and solve challenges around the world, it also recognizes a company scientist who pioneered 3M’s ability to collaborate to develop solutions for customers. Richard P. Carlton, known as 3M’s “architect of innovation,” sponsored 3M’s first Central Researchmore...
  • 3/22/16 7:07 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, a global science-based company that inspires creative collaboration, today welcomed Nobel Laureate, Martin Chalfie, for an interactive session at its state-of-the-art innovation center in Dubai. Professor Chalfie was a speaker at the two day ‘Nobel Prize Series’ event produced by Nobel Media and the Nobel Museum in partnership with Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation. The session was attended by key 3M partners, customers andmore...
  • 3/21/16 2:46 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced the following investor events: 2016 3M Investor Day at 3M global headquarters in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. The meeting will begin at 7:30 a.m. CDT and is scheduled to adjourn at 12:30 p.m. CDT. First-quarter 2016 earnings conference call on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 8 a.m. CDT. The earnings call can be accessed at (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212more...