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  • 2/13/06 12:59 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire OMNII Oral Pharmaceuticals, a provider of differentiated preventive dental products, solutions and support for dental professionals. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Increasing recognition of the link between oral health and overall health is focusing much more attention on the need for preventive oral health care. As a result, there is growingmore...
  • 8/2/05 1:05 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn. & MERIDEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) completed its acquisition of CUNO Incorporated (Nasdaq:CUNO) after CUNO's shareholders voted in favor (i.e., 72.5 percent of CUNO's outstanding shares) of the all cash transaction for $72 per share in a special shareholders meeting held earlier today. CUNO, a subsidiary of 3M with its headquarters in Meriden, Conn., designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive line of filtration products for the separation,more...
  • 7/25/05 2:21 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mercury Online Solutions Inc., a provider of hardware and software technologies and network management services for digital signage and interactive kiosk networks. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Digital signage networks enable centrally controlled delivery of digital content to vast networks of display screens and interactive kiosks. The trend towardmore...
  • 2/2/04 9:01 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed the acquisition of HighJump Software Inc., a provider of supply chain execution software and solutions based in Eden Prairie, Minn. Effective immediately, HighJump becomes a subsidiary of 3M operating under the name HighJump Software, a 3M company. It will report into 3M's Industrial Services and Solutions Division. Adding HighJump Software's suite of supply chain execution solutions givesmore...
  • 1/12/04 6:04 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Hornell International, a global supplier of personal protective equipment for welding applications based in Gagnef, Sweden, including related trademarks and patents, for 750 million SEK (approximately $100 million) in cash including assumption of debt. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval. "Combining Hornell's strong products and technology for eye, facemore...
  • 1/5/04 9:38 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire HighJump Software Inc., a provider of supply chain execution software and solutions, including related trademarks and patents. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, and the transaction is subject to regulatory approval and approval by HighJump Software's shareholders. "Adding HighJump Software's suite of supply chain execution solutionsmore...
  • 1/7/03 2:37 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it will acquire NEC Corp.'s 25 percent interest in Sumitomo 3M Limited for 45 billion Japanese Yen (approximately $375 million U.S. dollars). Upon completion of the cash transaction, 3M's interest in the joint venture will increase from 50 percent to 75 percent, with the remaining 25 percent owned by Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., (SEI). The acquisition is expected to close Jan. 8, 2003. Sumitomo 3Mmore...