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  • 10/6/16 3:30 pm CDT

    Move freely between operatories with a digital scanner that can be carried by hand

    ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mobile tablets, commonplace in many aspects of clinical practice in health care settings, have arrived in the dental industry with the introduction of the 3M™ Mobile True Definition Scanner , a one-of-a-kind tablet-based intraoral scanner that fits in your hand. The compact, ergonomic design is similar to rechargeable tablets that patients and clinicians use in their daily lives, allowing clinicians to move freely betweenmore...
  • 10/4/16 3:00 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Third-quarter 2016 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, at 8 a.m. CDT. The earnings call can be accessed at (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.S. Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference 2016 in Boston, Mass., on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. Nick Gangestad, senior vice president and CFO, will speak at 9:20more...
  • 10/3/16 11:04 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed the sale of its temporary protective films business, formerly known as Polymask, to Pregis LLC. 3M’s temporary protective films business provides adhesive-backed temporary protective films used in a broad range of industries, including automotive, appliance, metalworking, building and construction. The business was part of 3M’s Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division, which will continuemore...
  • 9/28/16 12:35 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn. & NEUSS, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The District Court of Frankfurt, Germany, has ordered a preliminary injunction against China-based Qingdao Summit Industrial Co., Ltd. ("Summit") for infringement of the German portion of 3M's European patent EP 0,954,381 B2. This patent relates to 3M’s PPS™ technology that enables the efficient mixing and spraying of coatings for automotive collision repair. The court order prohibits the offer and sale of Summit's infringingmore...
  • 9/27/16 1:02 pm CDT

    3M Electronics and Energy Business Group reinforces industry commitment to ethical business practices in the global electronics supply chain

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Electronics and Energy Business Group of 3M Company announces its membership into the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) – a nonprofit group of the world’s leading electronics companies committed to improving social, ethical and environmental conditions in the global electronics supply chain. Joining the EICC reinforces 3M’s longstanding commitment to the industry and to social responsibility. Membership further aligns the 3Mmore...
  • 9/22/16 8:00 am CDT

    3M Donation Will Support Give Kids A Smile ® Volunteers Placing 400,000+ Sealants in 2017

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ADA Foundation and 3M today announced that 3M will donate 3,000 introductory sealant kits to the ADA Foundation for use during the 2017 Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) program. The donation, which has an estimated fair market value of $250,000, will help Give Kids A Smile volunteers place more than 400,000 sealants on underserved kids’ teeth in 2017. “In our collaborations with oral health professionals around the world, we see themore...
  • 9/20/16 10:01 am CDT

    New facial recognition software from 3M helps improve accuracy and provides real-time alerts

    ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recognizing faces in a crowd takes diligence and identifying each one correctly takes advanced technology. In order to support public and private security teams tasked with keeping individuals safe, 3M introduces 3MTM Live Face Identification System. A facial recognition system that is both extremely scalable and easily configurable, 3M Live Face Identification System uses live video to match identities in real time. The systemmore...
  • 9/8/16 7:25 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell the assets of its temporary protective films business to Pregis LLC. 3M’s temporary protective films business is a provider of adhesive-backed temporary protective films used in a broad range of industries, including automotive, appliance, metalworking, building and construction. The business has annual global sales of approximately $50 million. “Aftermore...
  • 9/6/16 11:21 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has acquired Semfinder, a Switzerland-based medical coding technology company. Semfinder is a leading developer of precise semantic coding of medical services. The acquisition of Semfinder provides important new coding technology that will enable 3M to accelerate the availability of its 3M 360 Encompass System in countries adopting electronic medical records. “This acquisition builds upon 3M’smore...
  • 8/30/16 11:25 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Morgan Stanley 4 th Annual Laguna Conference in Laguna Beach, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. Nick Gangestad, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at 10 a.m. PDT. Third-quarter 2016 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, at 8 a.m. CDT. The earnings call can be accessed at (800) 762-2596more...