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  • 4/15/04 2:00 am CDT
    PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has expanded the field testing of its new high-capacity electricity transmission cable to include installations at the Western Area Power Administration's (WAPA) Liberty Substation near Phoenix, and at the Salt River Project's Santan Generating Station Expansion in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert, Ariz. The cable, known as Aluminum Conductor Composite Reinforced (ACCR) from 3M, has been meeting expectations in on-going field tests atmore...
  • 4/12/04 9:11 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today the introduction of the 3M Integrated Packaging Tool, version 4.05. The new version incorporates capabilities that enable the integrity of electronic records and facilitate adherence to compliance recommendations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) related to CFR Part 11. Compliance with this regulation is an important issue for companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device and medical supply industriesmore...
  • 4/1/04 2:00 am CST
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bugs are the last thing you want when you are working on outside plant telephone jobs - the kinds of bugs that bite and can make you miserable. The 3M telecommunications business has an answer for you: 3M Ultrathon insect repellent. Technicians working outside, especially during spring and summer, will be relieved by the long-lasting protection of Ultrathon insect repellent. It's now available where you buy 3M telecommunications productsmore...
  • 3/24/04 9:45 am CST
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For large complexes with the need for multiple secure networks, 3M now offers 11 keyed and color-coded interconnects -- plus a white, unkeyed interconnect -- so that users can only access the network they are authorized to use. The 3M Volition VF-45 keyed interconnect system includes all components needed for a complete end-to-end premises optical fiber system. The color-coded, keyed Volition VF-45 patch cords and sockets are installedmore...
  • 3/24/04 2:00 am CST
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HighJump Software, a 3M Company, the global leader in providing highly adaptable, best-of-breed supply chain execution (SCE) solutions, today announced that its enhanced Compliance Advantage solution is the only application of its kind to support electronic product code (EPC) compliance for a full range of manufacturing and distribution workflows. Compliance Advantage now supports a comprehensive set of compliance workflows from manufacturingmore...
  • 3/23/04 2:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announces that it is now offering one of the first gas mask respirators to receive NIOSH CBRN approval. This is the same style mask used widely by the U.S. Armed Forces. 3M provides safety products and services to emergency response personnel around the world for a wide range of situations from natural disasters, to health crises such as SARS, to terrorist attacks such as 9/11 and the anthrax incidents. 3M introduces full facepiecemore...
  • 3/15/04 9:10 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effectively preparing hands for surgery will soon become faster and more convenient for many facilities, thanks to a sole-source agreement between HealthTrust Purchasing Group and 3M Medical Division. Under a three-year contract beginning April 1, 2004, 3M Avagard (chlorhexidine gluconate 1% solution and ethyl alcohol 61% w/w) surgical and healthcare personnel hand antiseptic with moisturizers will be the only waterless surgical hand antisepticmore...
  • 3/12/04 2:15 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Automotive Aftermarket Division and Graco Industrial/Automotive Equipment Division today announced they have formed an alliance to offer a new line of paint spray guns to the automotive aftermarket. 3M and Graco see the line as a natural complement to 3M's Paint Preparation System, which has revolutionized the way automotive repair professionals dispense and use paints. The new line of co-branded paint guns spans three technologiesmore...
  • 3/12/04 2:00 am CST
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M Scotchlok trim-out connector 211 makes it possible to cut out defective telecommunications connectors without interrupting service and without having to piece out or bridge. With the new clear-connector jacket, the craftsman can see that the wires are fully inserted into the side channels. The contrasting yellow of the cap creates a focal point, making it easier to install the connector in dimly lit environments. The connectormore...
  • 3/12/04 2:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Global, Diversified Technology Company Every day, 3M people find new ways to make amazing things happen. Wherever they are, whatever they do, the company's customers know they can rely on 3M to help make their lives better. 3M's brands include icons such as Scotch, Post-it, Scotchgard, Thinsulate, Scotch-Brite, Filtrete, Command and Dyneon. Serving customers in more than 200 countries around the world, the company's 67,000 people usemore...