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  • 1/7/14 9:00 am CST

    Certification validates accelerated detection process for yeast and mold

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Food Safety announced today that its new 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate has received certification (#121301) from the AOAC Research Institute’s Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) Program. The 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast and Mold Plate was first introduced in September 2013 as an indicator test that enables the detection of yeasts and molds in as little as 48 hours, faster than conventional agar methods. Themore...
  • 1/6/14 5:08 pm CST
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Electronics is exhibiting some of the company’s industry-leading solutions for the consumer electronics industry during the 2014 International CES, taking place Jan. 7-10 in Las Vegas. CES attendees are also invited to get a free 3M Privacy Screen Protector applied to their iPhone® 4S or iPhone® 5 Tuesday through Thursday, from 11 a.m. to noon (PST) while learning more about the 3M technologies below at booth number 30459.more...
  • 1/5/14 7:00 am CST

    42”commercial-grade display, large-format systems for OEM’s and Integrators, and multi-monitor/multi-touch driver support on display

    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Touch Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the 3M Electronic Solutions Division, today announces its latest multi-touch solutions for interactive digital signage applications with these new and innovative products on display at CES 2014 (Booth 30459, South Hall 3): 42” Multi-Touch Display: The 3M Multi-Touch Display C4267PW (42” chassis display) joins 3M’s expanding line up of high-performance multimore...
  • 12/24/13 7:02 am CST

    3M builds on recent success of the 3M™ True Definition Scanner and increases focus on its digital oral care technology platform

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In connection with Planmeca’s announcement today of its investment in E4D Technologies, 3M ESPE confirms it will continue to be a supplier of materials for the E4D Mill, including the 3M ESPE LavaTM Ultimate CAD/CAM Restorative block. 3M ESPE and E4D Technologies will continue to support the Trusted Connection between the 3M™ True Definition Scanner and the E4D Mill. Henry Schein will continue to offer the 3M™ True Definition Scanner and LavaTMmore...
  • 12/20/13 12:05 pm CST

    ACE Brand Partners with After-School All-Stars to Reward Aspiring Athlete with $10,000 Grand Prize

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Brand from 3M Company and Grammy-award winning recording artist and actor, LL COOL J, announce the winners of the ACE Brand “A” Game Challenge. The nationwide contest invited sports fans and aspiring athletes to submit “A” Game video entries showcasing their unique skills, tricks and one-of-a-kind winning moments in sports. This partnership benefited non-profit organization After-School All-Stars, the number one national provider of year-more...
  • 12/18/13 12:00 pm CST

    The new facility, located in Cottage Grove, Minn., will test products ranging from safety harnesses to escape-and-rescue solutions

    3M has unveiled a state-of-the-art testing facility for its expanding portfolio of fall protection solutions, complete with a research and development tower. The testing facility is located within 3M’s Fall Protection campus in Cottage Grove, Minn. and will be fully functional by the end of 2013. The new facility, which was designed to test according to global fall protection regulatory standards, gives the 3M Research and Development team an innovative environment to collaborate, and designmore...
  • 12/17/13 7:31 am CST

    Board Approves 35 Percent Increase in First-Quarter 2014 Dividend

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At a meeting with institutional investors and analysts today, 3M will provide an update to its five-year plan and introduce its 2014 outlook. 3M Chairman, President and CEO Inge G. Thulin will discuss the strength of 3M’s business model, driven by three key strategic levers: active portfolio management, investing in innovation, and business transformation. These levers, combined with more aggressive capital deployment, will drivemore...
  • 12/17/13 7:30 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of 85.5 cents per share for the first quarter of 2014, a 35 percent increase over the quarterly dividend paid in 2013. The dividend is payable March 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 14, 2014. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 97 years. As of November 29, 2013,more...
  • 12/17/13 7:00 am CST

    Company’s New Advanced ITO Film Delivers Excellent Optical Quality, While Addressing Capacity Manufactures Need to Meet Growing Market Demand

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Electronic Solutions Division today announced the launch of its new unpatterned indium tin oxide (ITO) film that offers an alternative source for high-quality, high-volume touch sensor films. The film can be used in touch-enabled electronic devices, such as smart phones, tablets, notebooks and all-in-one (AIO) computers. Specifically, the new 3M™ Advanced ITO Film can help touch panel manufacturers and integrators to achieve productionmore...
  • 12/17/13 7:00 am CST

    3M’s Highly Flexible Metal Mesh Material Enables New Design Possibilities such as Curved and Foldable Touch Screen Designs

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Touch screen manufacturers and integrators have a new choice when it comes to touch sensor film options. In an effort to help the touch industry meet the growing demand for touch functionality in electronic devices, the 3M Electronic Solutions Division today announced its new 3M™ Patterned Metal Mesh Film. This new film is targeted to increase design options and touch sensitivity for OEM’s and ODM’s, while enabling the next generation of touchmore...