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  • 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...
  • 11/6/03 2:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M composite conductor, an advanced composite cable designed to reduce electrical transmission congestion by increasing overhead electrical power-line capacity, has earned 3M Company and its Performance Materials Division the 2003 Tekne Award for established companies in the innovation category. The annual Tekne Awards recognize Minnesota companies and individuals that lead in technological innovation, development, commercializationmore...
  • 10/31/03 3:54 pm CST
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smoke from the ongoing wildfires in the western United States can travel hundreds of miles exposing millions of people to higher than normal levels of outdoor and indoor air pollution. Such pollution can result in increased respiratory problems, particularly for those with allergies and asthma. For tips on how to reduce indoor air pollution, the American Lung Association Health House Program and 3M are offering "Breathe Easier:more...
  • 10/13/03 8:29 am CDT

    - Web-Based Software Enables Compliance And Product Surety; Shortens Time To Market And Lowers Packaging Costs -

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Global Packaging Services today announced the availability of the next version of the 3M Integrated Packaging Tool from 3M -- a centralized, Web-based integrated packaging management system for companies in the food and beverage, life sciences, chemicals, and consumer packaged goods industries. Version 4.0 of the application includes new features designed to enable compliance with customers, regulatory agencies and internal company policies,more...
  • 10/13/03 8:16 am CDT

    - New Offering Can Save Manufacturers Millions in Packaging Costs -

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M recently introduced a suite of tools and services to help its customers manage packaging-related issues more cost effectively. 3M's new Global Packaging Services group was formed in response to a fast-growing global market demand for more efficient packaging management solutions. Today, 3M is a world leader in packaged goods with more than 60,000 products sold in over 200 countries. As a result of its experience inmore...
  • 10/13/03 2:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Continuing its more than 30 years of leadership in packaging line automation, 3M has formed the 3M Automation Center of Excellence, a group within the company's Industrial Services and Solutions Division. The Automation Center of Excellence supports the growth of solutions offered through the division, as well as other parts of the company, to deliver and manage automation and automated services for their industrial customers. 3M's automationmore...