Product and Brand
9/28/16 12:35 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. & NEUSS, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The District Court of Frankfurt, Germany, has ordered a
preliminary injunction against China-based Qingdao Summit
Industrial Co., Ltd. ("Summit") for infringement of the German portion
of 3M's European patent EP 0,954,381 B2. This patent relates to 3M’s
PPS™ technology that enables the efficient mixing and spraying of
coatings for automotive collision repair.
The court order prohibits the offer and sale of Summit's infringingmore...
9/20/16 10:01 am CDT
New facial recognition software from 3M helps improve accuracy and provides real-time alerts
ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recognizing faces in a crowd takes diligence and identifying each one
correctly takes advanced technology. In order to support public and
private security teams tasked with keeping individuals safe, 3M
introduces 3MTM Live Face Identification System.
A facial recognition system that is both extremely scalable and easily
configurable, 3M Live Face Identification System uses live video to
match identities in real time. The systemmore...
8/31/16 10:06 am CDT
Radio frequency transparent technology on display at 2016 CTIA Super Mobility, booth #4040
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wireless infrastructure can be a visual nuisance to its host
communities. The new 3M™
Conceal Film eliminates visual pollution by adhering to antennas and
blending cell site equipment into its surrounding environment with no
impact to radio frequency performance and no signal degradation. By
combining several of 3M’s core technologies and with its expertise in
films and adhesives, the 3M Conceal Film offers an effective yet
8/30/16 8:15 am CDT
Comprehensive 3M grouping methodology will be leveraged in Cerner’s HealtheIntent
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems today announced an agreement with Cerner,
a global leader in health care technology, to use 3M Patient-focused
Episodes Software with Cerner’s HealtheIntent℠ population health
management platform. Providers will be able to view the landscape of a
patient’s documented conditions to help define an episode of care, while
analyzing costs and expected resource use.
The conventional approach to defining anmore...
8/10/16 9:00 am CDT
Experiments conducted in eight countries reveal high risk of low-tech hacking methods
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Organizations around the world are at risk of sharing highly sensitive
information through visual hacking in business office environments. This
risk was revealed in the 2016 Global
Visual Hacking Experiment, an expansion of the 2015 Visual Hacking
Experiment conducted in the United States by Ponemon Institute and
sponsored by 3M
Company. The global study included trials in China, France, Germany,
India, Japan, South Korea and the Unitedmore...
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...