Product and Brand
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™
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...