2/4/14 1:59 pm CST
3M 360 Encompass System is top performer in new Computer-Assisted Coding Software segment
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems was recognized as the “Category Leader” in
two coding software categories in the "2013 Best in KLAS 2: Software &
Services” report, published by KLAS Research.1 The 3M 360
Encompass System, which integrates and automates coding and clinical
documentation improvement (CDI) processes, received the highest marks in
the new Computer-Assisted Coding software category. 3M Codefinder
Software ranked first in themore...
2/4/14 9:45 am CST
Group will study energy efficiency technologies and solutions for the Chinese market
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announces it has been selected as a partner in the U.S.-China Clean
Energy Research Center (CERC) Building Energy Efficiency consortium. The
CERC, established in 2009 by President Barack Obama and President Hu
Jintao, is intended to facilitate joint research and development on
clean energy technology by teams of scientists and engineers from the
U.S. and China. As part of the Building Energy Efficiency consortium, 3M
will participate inmore...
1/31/14 6:20 pm CST
Chilean Company Develops Technology to Increase Copper Recuperation
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, through its New Ventures Business, has invested in Lixivia, a
Chilean company that 3M has been working with on an engineering process
to increase recuperation of copper sulfurate above levels reached
through standard industry applications. Terms of the transaction were
“We believe that Lixivia’s innovative technology addresses core issues
of mining companies today,” said Stefan Gabriel, president, 3M Newmore...
1/30/14 6:30 am CST
- Earnings of $1.62 per share, up 14.9 percent
- Sales of $7.6 billion, up 2.4 percent
- Organic local-currency sales growth of 3.4 percent
- Operating income margins of 20.9 percent, up 1.4 percent year-on-year
- Free cash flow conversion of 131 percent
- Returned $2.1 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.62 per share,
an increase of 14.9 percent versus the fourth quarter of 2012. Sales
grew 2.4 percent year-on-year to $7.6 billion. Organic local-currency
sales grew 3.4 percent, acquisitions added 0.7 percent to sales and
currency impacts reduced sales by 1.7 percent year-on-year. Sales and
per-share earnings were the highest of any fourth quarter in 3M’s
1/27/14 8:00 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Critical & Chronic Care Solutions Division announced today that the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has assigned
product-specific Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes
for the 3M™ Coban™ 2 Layer Compression System (Cat #2094). The
innovative Coban 2 Layer Compression System is a compression bandaging
system containing two rolls – a comfort layer and compression layer.
The comfort layer has beenmore...
1/27/14 8:00 am CST
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hospital organizations and physician practices can speed ICD-10 code
conversion of electronic health record (EHR) systems with the latest
release of the 3M Code Translation Tool (CTT). The enhanced ICD-10
code translation technology from 3M Health Information Systems can
now be used to convert ICD-9-based custom problem lists into ICD-10
coded problem lists for import back into the EHR system. The new feature
transforms time-consuming, manualmore...
1/24/14 5:23 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced the following investor events:
Fourth-quarter 2013 earnings conference call on Thursday, Jan.
30, 2014, at 8 a.m. CST. 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...
1/22/14 12:46 pm CST
Canadian libraries gain access to thousands of eBook titles
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Library Systems announces the Canadian launch of the 3M
Cloud Library eBook Lending System. Highly anticipated, this
expansion makes Canada the first country outside of the U.S. to gain
access to the service. 3M Library Systems will discuss the upcoming
expansion at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting, January
24-28 in Philadelphia, Pa.
Canada’s 3M Cloud Library will offer the same easy-to-use customer
1/22/14 9:00 am CST
New Loose-Fill Insulation Innovation from 3M Mimics Natural Down
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today the launch of 3M Thinsulate Featherless Insulation, a
new loose fill insulation alternative to natural down. This loose fill
alternative is a first for the brand that has been trusted to keep
people warm for more than 30 years.
3M Thinsulate Featherless Insulation was designed to closely mimic the
look and performance of natural down with two times the loft when wet
and without the allergens. The fill is asmore...
1/13/14 7:30 am CST
3M Aberdeen Plant Named among IndustryWeek’s 2013 Best Plants
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IndustryWeek has announced that 3M Aberdeen (Aberdeen, S.D.) has
been chosen as one of their “Best Plants of 2013” – an annual salute to
North American manufacturing excellence, now in its’ 24th
year. IndustryWeek’s “Best Plants” competition recognizes
facilities that are on the leading edge of efforts to increase
competitiveness enhance satisfaction and create stimulating and
rewarding work environments.
“3M is committed to themore...