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  • 9/20/06 7:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HighJump Software, a 3M company, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Global Beverage Group Inc. (GBG), a provider of delivery management solutions for the direct-store-delivery of consumer packaged goods. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. More than 500 consumer packaged goods companies rely on GBG's solutions to manage shelf space and branded products. Focusing on the last mile ofmore...
  • 9/8/06 1:00 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has acquired Credence Technologies Inc., a Soquel, Calif.-based provider of instruments and high-end monitoring equipment for electrostatic discharge control and electromagnetic compliance. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Static control represents a key growth opportunity for 3M's electronics platform. Credence Technologies' products help manufacturers manage electrostatic discharge andmore...
  • 9/6/06 9:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nylonge Corp., a global provider of household cleaning products including cellulose sponges, scrub sponges and household wipes. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. This acquisition expands 3M's global manufacturing capabilities adding another source of supply to continue building its global cleaning tools businesses. "Nylonge complements 3M's well-more...
  • 8/4/06 10:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aerion Technologies Inc., a Denver, Colo.-based provider of environmental monitoring products including gas detection systems. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. This acquisition broadens 3M's spectrum of safety products - for detection and protection to compliance - and expands its presence in gas detection and the safety market. Aerion brings to 3Mmore...
  • 8/1/06 4:09 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Archon Technologies Inc., a Denver, Colo.-based provider of enterprise software solutions for motor vehicle agencies. Archon's enterprise software systems manage and integrate motor vehicle agency operations including vehicle registration, titling, driver licensing, professional licensing, dealer credentialing and revenue management. This acquisition strengthens 3M's coremore...
  • 8/1/06 10:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Security Printing and Systems Limited (SPSL), a leading producer of finished, personalized passports and secure cards headquartered in Manchester, U.K. The addition of SPSL to 3M's line of products for secure documents such as passports, ID cards, driver's licenses and visas, and secure document issuance systems allows 3M to deliver a full range of border and civil securitymore...
  • 7/20/06 11:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Archon Technologies Inc., a Denver-Colo.-based provider of enterprise software solutions for motor vehicle agencies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Archon's enterprise software systems manage and integrate motor vehicle agency operations including vehicle registration, titling, driver licensing, professional licensing, dealer credentialing andmore...
  • 7/18/06 6:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn. & BRACKNELL, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Archon Technologies Inc., a Denver-Colo.-based provider of enterprise software solutions for motor vehicle agencies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Archon's enterprise software systems manage and integrate motor vehicle agency operations including vehicle registration, titling, driver licensing, professional licensing, dealer credentialing andmore...
  • 7/10/06 9:05 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has acquired SCC Products Inc. and JJ Converting LLC. SCC Products is a sister company of Static Control Components Inc. and provides engineering, manufacturing and sales of flexible static control packaging and workstation products for electronic devices. JJ Converting produces film used to make static control bags. Both are based in Sanford, N.C. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed. Staticmore...
  • 7/6/06 7:55 am CDT
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HighJump Software, a 3M company, announced today that it has acquired Pinnacle Distribution Concepts Inc. HighJump Software is a global provider of adaptable supply chain execution (SCE) solutions. Pinnacle is a leading transportation management system (TMS) provider specializing in the delivery of Web-based, "on-demand" solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. On-demand services, accessed through a hosted model, aremore...