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  • 8/2/16 8:59 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that after winning a patent infringement lawsuit in Germany against Dental Direkt GmbH involving technology that enables the coloring of ceramic-based dental restorations, Dental Direkt GmbH will license this patented technology from 3M. 3M’s patented technology enables the coloring of unshaded ceramics by color-matching dental restorations to the natural color of patients’ teeth. 3M has licensed its patents to muchmore...
  • 8/2/16 7:03 am CDT

    Lactic acid bacteria can enhance product attributes, or cause them to be recalled or discarded due to spoilage, depending on how well it is controlled.

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In food processing, lactic acid bacteria can be friend or foe. Kept in check, these organisms help produce fermented foods ranging from smooth yogurts to crunchy pickles – and can even be leveraged for probiotic purposes. But under low oxygen, low temperature and acidic conditions, the bacteria can cause spoilage, discoloration, bloated packages and textures, odors and flavors that displease customers, trigger recalls and cause food wastemore...
  • 7/14/16 11:50 am CDT

    Bottles will contain 35 percent post-consumer recycled content

    Protecting the planet, conserving natural resources, and improving people’s lives are all part of 3M’s ongoing commitment to sustainability. In keeping with this effort, 3M™ Commercial Solutions Division is relaunching its line of Twist ‘n Fill™ chemical concentrates with bottles containing 35 percent post-consumer recycled High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). The new bottles will debut for 37 of the 39 Twist ‘n Fill chemical concentrates in the next several months.The new bottles will bemore...
  • 7/1/16 6:00 am CDT

    Fast results make every load monitoring a practical option

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Behind every successful surgical team is a sterile processing department managing the delicate balance between ensuring that equipment is appropriately reprocessed while maintaining productivity and efficiency. Fast responses depend on fast results, and 3M is driving speed with the introduction of the new 3M™ Attest™ Rapid Readout Biological Indicator System – providing biological results for vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization in justmore...
  • 6/27/16 8:30 am CDT

    Advanced 3M software promotes accurate documentation and reporting of Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) across all care settings

    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems today introduced the 3M 360 Encompass MD—Patient Insights Suite, the latest addition to its complete system of physician workflow and analytic tools for value-based care success. The new software suite aggregates EHR and claims data across all patient encounters, and risk adjusts the data to build an accurate, longitudinal view of a patient’s health condition. With this foundation, healthcare providers can use 3Mmore...
  • 6/10/16 8:00 am CDT

    3M reveals low-profile FTTH solutions with Clear Track Fiber Pathway products

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Customers can enjoy fast fiber connectivity in their homes with a new FTTH pathway solution that is virtually invisible. The new Clear Track product family from 3M can seamlessly and inconspicuously route fiber from outside to inside residential and commercial settings, providing installers, contractors and service providers with revolutionary new resources for more aesthetic network expansions. The 3M Clear Track product familymore...
  • 6/9/16 8:35 am CDT

    Nexcare Give Program Celebrates Blood Donors for the Eighth Annual Initiative Featuring Exclusive New Dance-Inspired Bandage Collection

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One blood donation can help save the lives of up to three people. Every day the American Red Cross must collect approximately 14,000 units of blood to help patients in need. To raise awareness for this important cause, Nexcare Bandages is partnering with the Red Cross and supermodel Niki Taylor for the eighth annual Nexcare Give Program. The partnership celebrates the World Health Organization’s World Blood Donor Day on June 14,more...
  • 6/8/16 11:40 am CDT

    The Newest Product in the 3M Line of Multi-Touch PCAP Displays with Ultrafine Metal Mesh Design Offers an Exceptional Smartphone-Like Touch Experience Ideal for Commercial Applications

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When it comes to upholding multi-touch display performance in heavy-use commercial settings, quality touch performance, design and dependability is key. Debuting this week at InfoComm 2016 in 3M booth N1947 is the 3M Multi-Touch Projected Capacitive (PCAP) Display C6587PW 65-inch with Ultrafine Metal Mesh Design. Featuring a modern, smartphone-like design ideal for a broad range of commercial applications, the display is specially built tomore...
  • 6/7/16 8:03 am CDT

    Air Filter Accessory Freshens the Home’s Air for up to 30 Days

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Filtrete™ Brand from 3M is introducing a new way to create fresher-smelling air throughout the home with new Filtrete Whole House Air Fresheners. Unlike candles and plug-in air fresheners that add fragrance to air in a particular room, Filtrete Whole House Air Fresheners release scented air to multiple rooms using the home’s forced-air heating and cooling system vents. Air passing through the filter is slowly andmore...
  • 5/26/16 8:34 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that a court in Düsseldorf, Germany, has ordered an injunction and damages claim reaching back to December 2008 against Dental Direkt GmbH for infringement of 3M's patented technology that enables the coloring of ceramic-based dental restorations. The court decision is based on a German patent and on the German portion of a European patent. The court ordered Dental Direkt to reimburse 3M for its litigationmore...