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  • 11/13/15 3:39 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Credit Suisse 3rd Annual Industrials Conference in Manalapan, Fla., on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Nick Gangestad, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at 3 p.m. EST. 3M 2016 Outlook Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015. Inge G. Thulin, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Nick Gangestad, senior vice presidentmore...
  • 11/12/15 12:53 pm CST

    Recognized for the Fifth Consecutive Year

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When research and development is the heartbeat of a company, innovation is bound to follow. Thomson Reuters recognized the creative innovations that take place at 3M every day and has placed the science-based company high on its fifth annual Top 100 Global Innovators list. From a pool of more than 1,300 companies, 3M proved once again it is one of the best in the world when it comes to applying science to solve problems and improve lives around themore...
  • 11/11/15 8:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that Kimberly F. Price has been appointed to the position of senior vice president, Corporate Communications and Enterprise Services, effective January 1, 2016. She replaces Ian F. Hardgrove who will retire. Price is currently vice president, 3Mgives. “Kim is a highly accomplished and respected leader with a proven track record of success across multiple functions at 3M, as well as in our communities. Kim’s highlymore...
  • 11/10/15 3:38 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of $1.025 per share for the fourth quarter of 2015, payable Dec. 12, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 20, 2015. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for 99 years. As of Sept. 30, 2015, 3M had 615,712,937 common shares outstanding and 85,293 shareholders of record. Aboutmore...
  • 11/9/15 8:35 am CST

    Leaders in Business, Technology, Design and Entertainment Utilize Post-it Collaboration Products to Drive Conversations, Brainstorms and Ideation Throughout Week-Long Event

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Post-it Brand from 3M, a product leader in enhancing collaboration and creativity has partnered with Fast Company to bring Post-it Dry Erase Surface, Post-it Big Pads and their full line of collaboration products to the first-ever Fast Company Innovation Festival. The festival, taking place November 9 – 13 in New York City, will feature programming from a portfolio of leading entrepreneurs, creators and disruptors, designed to inspire andmore...
  • 11/6/15 10:15 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it has completed the sale of assets for the majority of its remaining global Library Systems business outside of North America to a fund advised by One Equity Partners Capital Advisors L.P. (OEP). 3M announced earlier that it had completed the sale of assets of its North American Library Systems business to OEP. The business delivers circulation management solutions to library customers with on-premise hardwaremore...
  • 11/5/15 12:56 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn. & NEUSS, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that a German district court ruled in favor of 3M in an unfair competition claim 3M filed against South Korea-based Seil Global Co. Ltd. The court found Seil’s red-colored dental mixing tips looked confusingly similar to 3M´s dental mixing tips that are recognizable by their unique red color and marketed under the brand 3M™ ESPE™ Penta™ Mixing Tips. The decision is final, which means that Seil is permanently enjoinedmore...
  • 10/26/15 10:19 am CDT

    Revolutionary project built by BitFury and Allied Control to cool 40+ MW of ASIC clusters running a PUE of 1.02

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The world’s most powerful two-phase immersion cooling (2PIC) project, which will be deployed in a 40+ MW data center being constructed by BitFury Group, is currently underway in the Republic of Georgia. Designed and built by the Hong Kong-based engineering company, Allied Control, the 2PIC project will use 3M™ Novec™ 7100 Engineered Fluid, an immersion coolant with a low global warming potential. Allied Control is a pioneer in 2PIC, a fieldmore...
  • 10/22/15 6:30 am CDT

    Third-Quarter Highlights:

    • Operating income margins of 24.3 percent, up 0.9 percentage points year-on-year
    • Organic local-currency sales growth of 1.2 percent, positive across all geographic areas
    • Returned $2.2 billion to shareholders via dividends and gross share repurchases
    • Closed acquisitions of Capital Safety and Polypore’s Separations Media business
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported third-quarter earnings of $2.05 per share, an increase of 3.5 percent versus the third quarter of 2014. Sales declined 5.2 percent year-on-year to $7.7 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 1.2 percent and acquisitions, net of divestitures, added another 1.0 percent. Foreign currency translation reduced sales by 7.4 percent year-on-year. Operating income was $1.9 billion and operating income marginsmore...
  • 10/15/15 9:26 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) today announced the following investor events: Third-quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, Oct. 22, 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://investors.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...