3/13/15 7:00 am CDT
New Global Brand Platform Connects Customers with the World of 3M Science
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M launched today a new corporate brand platform – 3M Science.
Applied to Life.™ – that will emphasize how 3M’s science impacts the
world around us. The new brand platform underscores the company’s
business strategy through a creative articulation of 3M’s span across
sectors. From 3M’s glass bubbles in your car; a Bluetooth-enabled
stethoscope in your doctor’s office; micro-reflective sheeting that
helps make roads safer; or brightness-enhancingmore...
3/9/15 7:30 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the fast-paced world of global business, it takes more than a written
compliance policy to keep a company doing business the right way. That
is why Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing
the standards of ethical business practices, has named 3M as a 2015
World’s Most Ethical Company® for the second time. The designation
recognizes 3M’s impact on the way business is conducted through its
efforts of fostering amore...
3/6/15 5:51 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its ongoing program to license to the dental industry 3M's
patented technology that enables the coloring of ceramic-based dental
restorations, and to protect its technology against unlicensed users, 3M
has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Düsseldorf, Germany against
Dental Direkt GmbH located in Spenge, Germany.
The lawsuit alleges infringement of 3M’s patent rights by Dental
Direkt’s zirconia CAD/CAM blocks sold undermore...
3/5/15 9:28 am CST
ForestEthics, Greenpeace, and The Forest Trust Applaud 3M’s Commitment and Actions
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today 3M announced a new pulp and paper sourcing policy designed to
ensure all the virgin wood fiber going into 3M’s paper-based products
and packaging comes from sources that protect forests and respect human
Recognizing the risks facing forests and continuing its deep commitment
to conserve natural resources, 3M’s new industry-leading policy does not
allow any wood fiber to be linked to deforestation or illegalmore...
3/3/15 1:45 pm CST
(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM):
WHAT: Media teleconference on 3M’s revised pulp and paper sourcing
policy designed to ensure all the virgin wood fiber going into 3M’s
paper-based products and packaging comes from sources that protect
forests and respect human rights. Speakers will address specifics of the
policy, implementation and the impact on forests, climate, and human
rights. The policy is the result of a multi-year collaboration between
2/26/15 10:41 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference
2015 in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2015. Inge G. Thulin,
chairman, president and chief executive officer, will speak at 9:30
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos
Conference 2015 in London, on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015. H.C. Shin,more...
2/23/15 1:40 pm CST
Acquisition Complements 3M’s Core Filtration Technologies Platform
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with
Polypore International Inc. to acquire the assets and liabilities
associated with Polypore’s Separations Media business for a total
purchase price of $1.0 billion. Polypore’s Separations Media business is
a leading provider of microporous membranes and modules for filtration
in the life sciences, industrial and specialty segments with trailing
12-month sales of $210 millionmore...
2/19/15 10:05 am CST
Collaboration Enables Greater Energy and Cycle Life of Next Generation Silicon Alloy Lithium Battery Anodes
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced Thursday its investment in Nanoscale
Components Inc. The New Hampshire-based company is known for its
economical process designed to increase lithium content in lithium-ion
battery anodes. The investment will expand the adoption of 3M’s unique
silicon alloy anode into lithium-ion batteries.
“The combination of 3M’s expertise in battery materials science with
Nanoscale’s unique, patented process will help move the batterymore...
2/19/15 9:00 am CST
Acquisition Expands 3M’s Vascular Access Offerings
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to
acquire Ivera Medical Corp., a manufacturer of health care products that
disinfect and protect devices used for access into a patient’s
bloodstream. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The addition of Ivera will enhance 3M’s vascular access product
offerings at a time when health care facilities are looking for
cost-effective solutions that improve patientmore...
2/11/15 8:35 am CST
Introducing Vibrant New Post-it Note Color Palettes Inspired by Bold and Eccentric Global Destinations
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Post-it Brand from 3M introduces World of Color, a
line of nine new eye-catching Post-it® Note color palettes
inspired by bold and magnificent destinations around the world.
Showcasing the transformative power of color, the collections hone in on
color’s ability to trigger imagination, organize thoughts and foster
self-expression. The collection’s bright hues empower us to Move
to A World of Color, sparking unique ways to