8/26/15 8:16 am CDT
Company Updates 2015 Earnings Guidance to Include Recently Closed Acquisitions
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the assets
and liabilities associated with Polypore’s Separations Media business
from Polypore International Inc. for a purchase price of $1.0 billion.
Polypore’s Separations Media business is a leading provider of membranes
and modules for blood treatments, ultrafiltration and gas transfer in
the life science, electronic, industrial, and specialty segments. 3M is
a leader inmore...
8/21/15 3:03 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
Morgan Stanley 3rd Annual Laguna Conference in Laguna Beach,
Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. Nick Gangestad, senior vice
president and chief financial officer, will speak at 2:30 p.m. PDT.
Third-quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, Oct.
22, 2015, at 8 a.m. CDT. The live webcast, press release and
8/19/15 9:40 am CDT
SOMERSET, N.J. & ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catalent Pharma Solutions and 3M Purification Inc., recently
investigated a novel purification approach that significantly increased
the performance of the mAb purification process by enhancing the
efficiency of the Protein A column. The process resulted in a
substantially pharmaceutically pure product immediately after Protein A
The global monoclonal antibody (mAb) market exceeded 80 Billion USD in
2013, and ismore...
8/19/15 8:05 am CDT
Creative Epicenter Cultivates New Models of Working and Inspires Collaborative Design
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, the global innovation company long recognized for diversified
technology and collaboration, today announces the development of the 3M
Design Center, an incubator for progressive ideation and the
creative heartbeat at 3M. Underscoring the 3M Design mission that
revolves around collaborative creativity, the new facility will be the
central hub for design professionals with multi-disciplinary expertise,
driving competitive advantage, customermore...
8/10/15 4:44 pm CDT
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 third quarter of
2015, payable Sept. 12, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on Aug. 21, 2015. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders
without interruption for 99 years.
As of June 30, 2015, 3M had 624,745,409 common shares outstanding and
86,134 shareholders of record.
8/10/15 7:30 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) announced today that David B. Dillon, retired chairman and
chief executive officer of The Kroger Co., has been elected to 3M’s
Board of Directors, effective Aug. 9, 2015.
Dillon’s strategic leadership in the consumer products business includes
serving as Kroger’s Chief Executive Officer from 2003 through 2013, and
Chairman of the Board from 2004 to 2014. Prior to that, he held a
variety of executive positions includingmore...
8/4/15 7:35 am CDT
Data reveals parents and teachers play an integral role in helping students gain the edge needed in STEM education
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The academic pillars of Science, Technology, Engineering and
Mathematics, which are referred to as STEM, infiltrate every aspect of
our lives and reflect a whole new way of living — from TVs to GPS
systems and smartphones. Today, Post-it Brand from 3M revealed
results from a survey1 commissioned by the brand that sheds
light on the value of STEM education in the United States, thus
furthering the conversation around the need for studentmore...
8/4/15 7:01 am CDT
Agreement aims to further expand use of NCM in lithium ion batteries
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and LG Chem have entered into a patent license agreement to further
expand the use of nickel, cobalt, manganese (NCM) in lithium ion
batteries. Under the agreement, 3M grants LG Chem a license to U.S.
Patents 6,660,432, 6,964,828, 7,078,128, 8,685,565 and 8,241,791 and all
global equivalents including in Korea, Taiwan, Japan, China and Europe.
NCM cathode compositions offer an outstanding balance of power, energy,
8/3/15 11:57 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Capital
Safety from KKR for a total enterprise value of $2.5 billion, including
the assumption of approximately $0.7 billion of debt, net of cash
acquired. Capital Safety is a leading global provider of fall protection
equipment, one of the fastest-growing safety categories within the
global personal protective equipment industry.
3M’s Personal Safety business providesmore...
7/28/15 6:44 pm CDT
3M E-A-RFit™ identifica atenuação fornecida pelo protetor, conforme cada trabalhador testado
A 3M do Brasil apresenta para o mercado brasileiro o 3M E-A-Rfit™, produto inovador da divisão de Segurança Pessoal, que realiza testes de vedação de proteção auditiva. Trata-se de um equipamento, composto por um hardware e um software, que consegue identificar se a atenuação oferecida pelo protetor auditivo de inserção, conhecido como plugue, é eficaz para o usuário.Com dados quantitativos, o 3M E-A-Rfit™, por meio de um teste com o usuário de proteção auditiva, verifica quantosmore...