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  • 2/9/04 2:00 am CST

    Scotchgard Oxy Carpet Cleaner Plus Stain Protector Combines New Power of Oxygen Cleaning with 50 Years of Celebrated Scotchgard Protection

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M continues its legacy of innovation with the introduction of Scotchgard oxy carpet cleaner plus stain protector. This latest cleaning technology combines the trusted brand of Scotchgard protection with the power of oxy, creating a two-in-one formula that removes even the toughest stains and protects against future stains, spills or soil. Oxy is a groundbreaking cleaning agent that has been instantly embraced by consumers, thanks tomore...
  • 2/5/04 2:00 am CST

    - New Collections of Digital Projectors Merge Style and Innovation -

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announces the launch of a collection of breakthrough digital projectors, bringing leading edge design and styling to the projector category. The new projectors were created through a union of the 3M Visual Systems Division, 3M's Design Center of Excellence and Pininfarina, which is considered the international name in Italian industrial design. The projectors will surprise and capture the attention of viewers, enhancing the image of both themore...
  • 2/2/04 12:52 pm CST
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M Electronic Solutions Division will participate in presentations on chip packaging and advanced materials at DesignCon 2004 in Santa Clara, Calif. The electronics show and conference will take place Feb. 2-Feb. 5, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The TecForum "TF9: Thin and Very Thin Laminates for Power Distribution: What is New in 2004?" will take place Feb. 2 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. William M. Balliette, manager, new businessmore...
  • 1/30/04 9:00 am CST

    Thousands of skin cancers and precancers detected in program's first year

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Pharmaceuticals today announced results from a national skin cancer screening initiative that joined more than 40 dermatology residency programs with their local communities to prevent and detect skin cancer. During 2003, nearly 7,000 people received free skin cancer screenings and millions more received educational information about skin cancer and the importance of prevention, early detection and treatment. Through 3M's initiative,more...
  • 12/19/03 2:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has signed an agreement with Novation, the supply company of VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem (UHC), enabling hospitals that belong to these two networks to purchase Avagard (chlorhexidine gluconate 1% solution and ethyl alcohol 61% w/w) surgical and healthcare personnel hand antiseptic with moisturizers from 3M. The contract takes effect Jan. 1, 2004, and will run through Dec. 31, 2006. Avagard surgical hand prep is anmore...
  • 12/5/03 12:03 pm CST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kim Tuccitto, a gift-wrapping guru from Vadnais Heights, Minn., was crowned "America's Most Gifted Wrapper(TM)" for 2003 as she wrapped up the $10,000 grand prize today in a national gift-wrapping contest sponsored by the maker of Scotch brand tape. Amid throngs of holiday revelers at Rockefeller Center, Tuccitto out wrapped six other gift-wrapping experts -- including pros with experience at Lazarus-Macy's and Star Treatment -- in themore...
  • 12/4/03 9:15 am CST
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An innovative new laminate material from 3M lets designers and manufacturers of high-speed digital printed circuit boards achieve higher speeds while simplifying design tradeoffs. When used as "power" and "ground" layers in a multilayer PCB, 3M embedded capacitor material effectively becomes a decoupling capacitor inside the board. Embedded capacitance is more effective at decoupling high frequencies than surface mount discretemore...
  • 11/18/03 9:30 am CST

    - Two Reliable Sources of 3M-Developed System -

    AUSTIN, Texas & FRANKLIN, Mass--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and Advanced Interconnect Inc. (AI) have independently produced the OGI (Optical Gateway Interface) multifiber connection system products developed by 3M. When intermated, products from 3M and AI met all of the optical performance requirements defined by GR-1435-CORE in an abbreviated Telcordia environmental test. The OGI multifiber system is a patented, high-density panel mount and backplane feed-through system that offersmore...
  • 11/13/03 2:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M Performance Materials Division, makers of 3M Novec fire protection fluid 1230, a C6-fluoroketone halon alternative, received the Minnesota Tekne Award. The award recognizes technology innovators who have made lasting contributions to enhancing the quality of life and competitiveness of Minnesota. 3M Performance Materials was honored in the Established Company category with the Advanced Manufacturing Award that recognizesmore...
  • 11/12/03 2:39 am CST

    - Companies Team Up to Expand Availability of Pimecrolimus for Atopic Dermatitis -

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced it is expanding its dermatology and immunology portfolio by teaming with Novartis Pharma to offer an innovative skin medication in Germany. 3M will market Douglan cream 1% with the novel drug pimecrolimus, for atopic dermatitis, while Novartis continues to offer Elidel cream 1%. "By joining forces, Novartis and 3M can offer this exciting therapy to more health care professionals and patients throughout Germany," saidmore...