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  • 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...
  • 10/8/03 4:47 pm CDT
    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M Optical Component business and Fiberguide Industries Inc. of Stirling, N.J., have entered into a reseller agreement for Fiberguide to become an authorized OEM reseller of 3M specialty optical fiber. Fiberguide will market and sell a wide range of the 3M Power-Core line of large core multimode (MM) optical fibers, featuring 3M TECS brand hard clad silica and 3M TECS coated silica/silica fibers and high numerical aperture (NA)more...
  • 10/8/03 4:01 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Care has sponsored a new video to make it easier for health care professionals to update their procedures in light of the new hand hygiene guidelines issued recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The video, "Hand Hygiene: Cleaning Up Our Act," reviews the new CDC Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings, hand washing methods, their benefits and indications for use. The video features themore...
  • 10/7/03 2:00 am CDT

    - Polarizers Now Available in Panel Form -

    ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Business Aviation Association, Booth #3637 -- 3M Vikuiti Polarizers for variable light transmitting windows in private business and commercial aircraft now are available in panel form allowing more options for clean cabin design and more passenger control of light. Vikuiti polarizers for variable light transmitting windows allow passengers to control light gradually as opposed to blocking it out completely in the traditional "more...