4/28/15 7:01 am CDT
3M Scotchkote Pipe Renewal Liner 2400 Authorized Applicators Can Line Water Pipes in as Little as One Day
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With potable water main pipe continuing to age, technologies for quick,
non-disruptive repairs will not only speed repairs but also help keep
Scotchkote Liner 2400 helps ensure water pipes can be cleaned, lined and
returned to service much quicker and with less disruption than pipe
replacement. Further, cleaning certain types of pipes and then lining
them with Scotchkote Liner 2400 can help preserve water quality andmore...
4/27/15 6:10 am CDT
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Critical and Chronic Care Solutions today announces the launch of its
new 3M™ Tegaderm™ CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate I.V. Port Dressing,
designed for patients with implanted port devices under their skin and
connected to a catheter for the purpose of central venous infusions.
This announcement coincides with the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 40th
Annual Congress show in Orlando, Fla.
The new offering combines, for the first time, amore...
4/27/15 4:35 am CDT
3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast & Mold Count Plate and 3M True Definition Scanner recognized for innovative excellence
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, a science-based company that inspires creative collaboration,
announced today that two of its powerful technologies have been selected
to receive a 2015 Edison Award — a prestigious global honors program
highlighting excellence in creative innovation. The 3M™ True Definition
Scanner from 3M ESPE Dental earned a silver Edison Award in the Science
and Health category, and the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast & Mold Count
Plate from 3M Foodmore...
4/23/15 6:30 am CDT
- Organic local-currency sales growth of 3.3 percent
- Positive organic local-currency growth in all business groups and geographic areas
- Operating income margins of 22.8 percent, up 0.9 percentage points year-on-year
- Returned $1.5 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
- Increased first-quarter per-share dividend by 20 percent
- Announced acquisition of Polypore’s Separations Media business for $1.0 billion
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported first-quarter earnings of $1.85 per share,
an increase of 3.4 percent versus the first quarter of 2014. Sales
declined 3.2 percent year-on-year to $7.6 billion. Organic
local-currency sales grew 3.3 percent and foreign currency translation
reduced sales by 6.5 percent year-on-year.
Operating income was $1.7 billion and operating income margins for the
quarter were 22.8 percent, up 0.9 percentage points yearmore...
4/15/15 5:31 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
First-quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, April
23, 2015, at 8 a.m. CDT. The live webcast, press release and
supporting slide presentation will be available on 3M’s Investor
Relations website at http://investor.3M.com.
The earnings call may also be accessed at (800) 762-2596 within the
U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.Smore...
4/15/15 1:44 pm CDT
3M Cloud Library launches in UK and Australia
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Library Systems announced that it will expand its 3M Cloud Library
Digital Lending System to libraries in the U.K. and Australia. Patrons
in these countries will benefit from 3M’s entry into the market as it
boosts public libraries’ options to meet the increasing demand for
3M Cloud Library has been an industry leader in advancing technology in
the eLending market and is currently available in over 1,000 librariesmore...
4/13/15 8:15 am CDT
3M 360 Encompass MD boosts ICD-10 documentation accuracy, reduces “copy-paste” compliance risk
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To help healthcare systems improve the accuracy of patient data and
address growing compliance concerns with electronic health record (EHR)
documentation, 3M today introduced new physician workflow technology
that transforms the documentation process for physicians. With
computer-assisted physician documentation guidance, automated clinical
documentation improvement (CDI) queries, and a sophisticated
“copy-paste” analysis tool, the new 3Mmore...
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...