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  • 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 cartridges. 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 workforce. 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...