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  • 7/14/14 8:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that Dr. Ashish K. Khandpur has been appointed senior vice president, Research and Development and Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. He replaces Dr. Frederick J. Palensky, who is retiring after a successful 37-year career with the company. “Ashish is a highly accomplished and respected leader with a proven track record of success across multiple 3M businesses and geographic regions," said Inge G.more...
  • 7/11/14 8:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced that it will webcast its second-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thurs., July 24, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. CT. 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.S. This event will be webcastmore...
  • 6/27/14 3:47 pm CDT
    Government employees are now able to make tax exempt purchases on the 3M direct online store, Shop3M.com, with a GSA SmartPay card. To enroll, GSA card holders should register for an account on Shop3M.com and identify they are part of the SmartPay program.  Any purchase made with a GSA VISA or MasterCard would then be qualified as tax exempt.  Even with this new feature on Shop3M, the current 3M government contract purchase process has not changed.  However, Shop3M nowmore...
  • 6/25/14 11:25 am CDT

    Software Helps Protect Against Visual Hacking from Virtually Every Angle

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, an increasingly mobile workforce, heightened awareness of corporate data breaches and strengthened industry regulations have led to a greater demand for data protection measures among consumers and enterprise alike. To address this need, 3M – a leader in visual privacy solutions – is expanding its offerings by introducing the ePrivacy Filter, a software which alerts users to over-the-shoulder onlookers. This software protects mobilemore...
  • 6/24/14 8:00 am CDT

    Advanced analytic tools identify quality performance issues, improve quality reporting

    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems has introduced 3M Quality Services, a complete program of expert consulting, advanced analytics, and the latest quality metrics to help hospitals identify the root cause of quality performance issues. Using public quality measures and 3M’s proprietary quality metrics, 3M Quality Services consultants evaluate hospital outcomes data to identify specific quality outliers, which are then analyzed to determinemore...
  • 6/23/14 8:00 am CDT

    Award honors WOCN Society members for successful programs in improving skin integrity

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Critical & Chronic Care Solutions Division and the WOCN Society today announced that Lourdes Specialty Hospital in Burlington County, NJ, has received the 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety. Lourdes Specialty Hospital is a 69-bed Long Term Acute Care Hospital designed to provide intensive care to patients who have ventilator dependency, medically complex conditions such as extensive non-healing wounds, infections, systemmore...
  • 6/23/14 7:01 am CDT

    Easy-to-use tool helps providers meet subscriber demands for fiber even faster

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fiber installation is faster and more cost effective with the new 3M™ Easy Cleaver, which complements 3M’s existing fiber connectivity portfolio of simple-to-install field-mounted connectors and mechanical splices. With significantly less upfront capital expense and no specialized training required, the new tool helps enable service providers and contractors to meet the increasing subscriber demand for fiber even faster. The Easy Cleaver will bemore...
  • 6/18/14 12:10 pm CDT

    55-inch collaborative touch table concept, large-format multi-touch systems for OEMs and integrators, and immersive multi-touch on display

    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Touch Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Display Materials and Systems Division, is exhibiting its latest large-format multi-touch solutions for interactive digital signage applications at InfoComm 2014 (Booth N2063, North Hall): 55” Collaborative Touch Table: 3M will showcase a sleek touch concept table implementation, constructed by Ideum, which incorporates the 3M 55-inch Projected Capacitive prototype touchscreen.more...
  • 6/17/14 8:05 am CDT

    Nexcare Nana Video Series Takes Humorous Approach to Showcase Product Performance

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nexcare Brand from 3M Company announces the launch of “Will It or Won’t It,” an innovative digital campaign that demonstrates the superior performance of Nexcare Waterproof Bandages. The light-hearted brand campaign features an unexpected product tester, Nexcare Nana, who will go to extreme lengths to prove that Nexcare Waterproof Bandages have staying power. In a series of three 30-second video spots, “Will It or Won’t It” follows a fearlessmore...
  • 6/10/14 8:35 am CDT

    Nationwide Awareness Campaign Partners Nexcare Brand with American Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers to Thank Blood Donors and Encourage People Everywhere to Give

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Each day, more than 41,000 blood donations are needed in the United States. With no substitute for human blood, those in need rely on the kindness of volunteer donors. To raise awareness and inspire action about the importance of blood donation, Nexcare Bandages, in partnership with the American Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers, announce the sixth annual Nexcare give program. The 2014 Nexcare give campaign encourages peoplemore...