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  • 10/21/13 9:35 am CDT

    Product reduces need for silver paste, enabling lower costs

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Renewable Energy is debuting its latest innovative solution for the solar industry at Solar Power International, October 21-24 in Chicago, Ill. The new 3M Backside Busbar Tape 4706 allows manufacturers to eliminate silver-based backside busbars, enabling significant cost savings and protecting against the volatility of silver prices. In addition to these benefits, this tape-based solution has the potential to improve absolute efficiency bymore...
  • 10/18/13 10:47 am CDT

    3M’s end-to-end solution adds flexibility, performance upgrades

    Today, 3M Public Safety announces upgrades to two of its software systems that identify, capture, and transmit information for law enforcement.  Both the 3M™ Back Office System Software and 3M™ License Plate Capture Software received functional, privacy and performance based upgrades as 3M continues to invest in and grow its portfolio of solutions in the public safety arena. Scheduling of software upgrades are currently in progress. “In the past year, we’ve really focused on integratingmore...
  • 10/16/13 9:37 am CDT

    Investment pairs TaKaDu’s water network monitoring with 3M’s water pipe rehabilitation solutions

    ST. PAUL, Minn. & YEHUD, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, 3M Public Safety announces upgrades to two of its software systems that identify, capture, and transmit information for law enforcement.  Both the 3M™ Back Office System Software and 3M™ License Plate Capture Software received functional, privacy and performance based upgrades as 3M continues to invest in and grow its portfolio of solutions in the public safety arena. Scheduling of software upgrades are currently in progress. “In the past year, we’ve really focused on integratingmore...
  • 10/15/13 10:35 am CDT

    Most productive and dense commercial rooftop system on the market

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After more than two years of collaboration, 3M Renewable Energy and tenKsolar are celebrating a number of milestones in increasing energy generation from commercial rooftop photovoltaic (PV) arrays. In 2011, the two companies first combined the tenKsolar RAIS® commercial solar array with 3M™ Cool Mirror Film 330. This system is able to generate up to 45 percent more annual energy per square foot of rooftop than a typical installation with amore...
  • 10/15/13 9:47 am CDT

    New Removable Privacy Filters Offer Enterprise Data Security and Flexibility for Mobile Users

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the growing prevalence of tablets used in the enterprise by the mobile workforce, the need for mobile data protection and “on-the-go” visual privacy has multiplied. Mobile employees are finding themselves in situations where they need to protect confidential company information while working in public spaces, but still require the ability to share content when collaborating with colleagues. Recognizing this essential need for workermore...
  • 10/15/13 7:09 am CDT

    Fortune 500 Company to Sponsor ANNIKA Award, ANNIKA Intercollegiate and Global Series of ANNIKA Invitational Junior Tournaments

    ST. PAUL, Minn. & ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the growing prevalence of tablets used in the enterprise by the mobile workforce, the need for mobile data protection and “on-the-go” visual privacy has multiplied. Mobile employees are finding themselves in situations where they need to protect confidential company information while working in public spaces, but still require the ability to share content when collaborating with colleagues. Recognizing this essential need for workermore...
  • 10/9/13 5:47 pm CDT

    3M to donate portion of patron eBook purchases back to library

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Library Systems is making the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending System even more beneficial for participating libraries with a new “Buy and Donate” feature supported by Kobo, a global leader in eReading. The new program gives libraries the option to add a Buy and Donate button to their 3M Cloud Library website. When patrons click the button, they will be taken to the Kobo Bookstore to finalize their digital book purchases. 3M will donate amore...
  • 10/9/13 1:33 pm CDT

    Warranty for finished graphics with new overlaminates provides coverage for up to nine years of outdoor use

     

    3M Commercial Graphics is introducing two new overlaminates to give graphics professionals maximum flexibility and to give their customers peace of mind. With 3M™ Scotchcal™ Gloss Overlaminate 3658G and 3M™ Scotchcal™ Matte Overlaminate 3660M, sign shops can create finished graphics covered by the industry leading 3M™ MCS™ Warranty for up to nine years of outdoor use. When combined with 3M's recommended products, overlaminates 3658G and 3660M provide added durability to flexible, rigid, flatmore...
  • 10/8/13 9:05 am CDT

    Expert consulting from 3M helps improve outpatient revenue and prepare for ICD-10

    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As healthcare organizations expand outpatient services and transition to accountable care organizations (ACOs), outpatient documentation has become more complex and critical to the bottom line. To help outpatient facilities and physician practices improve documentation and coding processes, 3M Health Information Systems has introduced the 3M Outpatient CDI Program. The new clinical documentation improvement (CDI) consulting service offers amore...
  • 10/8/13 7:01 am CDT
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announces a new line of hand protection. Designed with electricians and contractors in mind, the new 3M Comfort Grip and Gripping Material work gloves provide physical protection from cuts, punctures and abrasions while increasing dexterity and grip. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the potential for hand injury exists for 4.7 million workers and full hand protection compliance could preventmore...