10/6/15 10:17 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that 3M France has received a binding offer
from Hills Numberplates Limited to purchase 100 percent of the
shares of Faab Fabricauto, a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M and part of
3M’s Traffic Safety and Security Division. Faab Fabricauto is a leading
French manufacturer of license plates and signage solutions, with
facilities in Bourg-en-Bresse and Mâcon.
Faab Fabricauto has a 50-year history in the vehiclemore...
10/6/15 10:08 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it has completed the sale of assets of its North
American Library Systems business to One Equity Partners Capital
Advisors L.P. (OEP). 3M also announced that it has entered into
agreements for OEP to purchase the assets of its remaining global
Library Systems business.
3M Library Systems business delivers circulation management solutions to
library customers with on-premise hardware and software, maintenance andmore...
10/5/15 11:48 am CDT
3M signs strategic agreements with Impel to accelerate commercialization and cost effectiveness of POD technology platform and Impel’s growing portfolio of enhanced CNS products.
ST. PAUL, Minn. & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Drug Delivery Systems (3M) and Impel NeuroPharma Inc (Impel) today
announced a strategic alliance aimed at advancing Impel’s revolutionary
Precision Olfactory Delivery (POD) technology for the enhanced Central
Nervous System (CNS) delivery of drug products. The alliance further
solidifies 3M’s presence as a clear leader in the drug delivery sector
and shows its continued commitment to cutting-edge technology.
The alliance with 3Mmore...
10/1/15 7:01 am CDT
Touchscreen fingertips, cut resistance and winter wear among new product features
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electricians, contractors and other industry professionals now have
double the options for 3M brand safety gloves. From cut resistance, to
winter wear, to touchscreen finger and thumb tips, three new gloves from
3M help increase versatility, protection and convenience for a host of
applications and environments. A staggering 100,000+ workplace
hand injuries requiring time off were reported to the U.S.
Department of Labor Bureau of Labormore...
9/28/15 8:00 am CDT
3M™ Organic Vapor Service Life Indicator Cartridges 6000i Series can help give users added confidence in determining when to replace their cartridge
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Using a respirator cartridge beyond its service life can endanger
workers and lead to regulatory violations. 3M has launched a new line of
organic vapor respirator cartridges with 3M™ Service Life Indicator
technology, an end-of-service-life-indicator (ESLI) that, when used in
appropriate environments, visually shows when users should change
The 3M™ Service Life Indicator can be used to complement a company’smore...
9/24/15 3:45 pm CDT
Bringing Digital Science to PPE Management
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EHS professionals are inundated with piles of paperwork to document
issuance, maintenance and inspections of personal protective equipment
(PPE). According to a recent study by 3M, the majority of safety and
health professionals still either use pen and paper, word processing or
spreadsheets to manually document their safety programs.1 To
help reduce paperwork and time spent on documentation and compliance
tasks, 3M has developed Activemore...
9/23/15 8:35 am CDT
Nexcare Waterproof Bandages are put to the test in winner’s video debuting today
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With summer coming to an end, the team from Nexcare Brand from 3M
Company today unveiled the winning idea from their “What Will Nana
Do Next?” contest. The contest launched in June as part of a larger
digital brand campaign and features brave heroine and unexpected product
tester, 87-year-old Nexcare Nana. The Nexcare
“What Will Nana Do Next?” contest tapped consumers
nationwide to determine Nana’s next daring adventure to showcase inmore...
9/22/15 7:01 am CDT
PEZY/ExaScaler take top three spots using 3M immersion coolant
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PEZY Computing, a Japan-based, microprocessor company, earned the top
three rankings on the Green500 list, using a 3M™ Fluorinert™ Electronic
Liquid in ExaScaler Inc.’s immersion cooling process. The Green500
is a biannual ranking of the most energy-efficient supercomputers in the
world. The triple win indicates growing progress and adoption in the
field of immersion cooling with engineered dielectric fluids and its
potential to transform themore...
9/17/15 8:00 am CDT
Stake will bolster 3M’s relevance in ergonomic products for the industrial safety market
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Safety and Graphics Business Group announces a minority equity
investment in StrongArm Technologies Inc., a New York-based startup that
is focused on creating innovative safety products for the industrial
StrongArm designs and manufactures patent protected products aimed to
increase the safety and productivity of workers engaged in manual
lifting and materials handling. The company has launched ErgoSkeleton™more...
9/10/15 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it is exploring strategic alternatives for its
global Health Information Systems business. These alternatives, all of
which are focused on building upon the business’ strong foundation,
could include spinning-off, selling, or retaining and further investing
in the business within 3M.
3M Health Information Systems, a business of 3M Health Care, works with
providers, payers, and government agencies to anticipatemore...