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  • 5/13/16 2:00 pm CDT

    3M bolsters presence in industrial ergonomic safety equipment

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Personal Safety Division announces that StrongArm® Technologies ErgoSkeleton™ personal performance equipment will now be available for purchase through 3M’s distribution channels within the United States. StrongArm’s ErgoSkeleton line includes the V22 ErgoSkeleton™ and the FLx ErgoSkeleton™, designed to help protect industrial workers from back injuries, referred to by StrongArm as “Industrial Athletes.” Both products aremore...
  • 5/13/16 11:14 am CDT

    First of its kind, 3M™ ScaleGard™ Blend Series of Products and recently released SGLP-CL Series of Reverse Osmosis Systems save equipment owners time and money

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When it’s time to change the water filter in your local coffee shop’s espresso machine, service technicians have traditionally relied on estimating usage rather than having precise, exact information. That’s about to change because 3M has created the 3M™ ScaleGard™ Blend Series of Products, providing a solution that helps ensure a seamless operation of expensive equipment by intelligently calculating water filter usage to provide Recipe Qualitymore...
  • 4/27/16 1:21 pm CDT
    3M Food Safety announced Wednesday that its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Salmonella has been approved for Official Method of AnalysisSM by AOAC INTERNATIONAL (OMA method number 2016.01). The validation certifies that the test kit is equivalent or better than standard reference methods for the detection of Salmonella in a broad range of foods and food processing environmental surfaces. The Official Methods of Analysis, AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s premier, internationally recognized program formore...
  • 4/12/16 2:49 pm CDT

    Leading fall protection and safety specialists tour U.S. to educate construction workers about fall protection and dropped object prevention during 2016 National Safety Stand-Down

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M’s Capital Safety will host fall protection demonstrations throughout the U.S. May 2-6, 2016, during OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down. Capital Safety has historically been involved in OSHA’s Stand Down and is proud to participate in this campaign to remind and educate employers and workers in the construction industry about the serious dangers of falls and dropped objects. 3M acquired Capital Safety in August 2015, adding Capital Safety’smore...
  • 4/12/16 10:27 am CDT

    New ScotchBlue™ PLATINUM Painter’s Tape Enables Quicker and Easier Tape Application and Removal1

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In time for National Home Improvement Month in May, 3M Company, maker of ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape, is introducing the first and only poly-backed indoor masking tape that tears by hand at a 90-degree angle. ScotchBlue PLATINUM™ Painter’s Tape is now available nationwide, enabling painters to mask surfaces quicker and easier while pulling off better paint job with just one pull.1 “For decades, 3M has been committed to providingmore...
  • 4/11/16 10:02 am CDT

    Urban Tree Lounge installation combines sustainability, materials design and architecture to spark moments of reflection

    MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As designers, architects, and creative professionals from around the world arrive in Milan this week to explore the latest trends in design, they’ll discover a new place to “reflect” on their experiences. 3M Design (the design group of 3M Company) has collaborated with Stefano Boeri Architetti to create Urban Tree Lounge, an installation providing Design Week visitors an opportunity to experience magic moments of inspiration and reflection thatmore...
  • 3/22/16 7:07 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, a global science-based company that inspires creative collaboration, today welcomed Nobel Laureate, Martin Chalfie, for an interactive session at its state-of-the-art innovation center in Dubai. Professor Chalfie was a speaker at the two day ‘Nobel Prize Series’ event produced by Nobel Media and the Nobel Museum in partnership with Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation. The session was attended by key 3M partners, customers andmore...
  • 3/15/16 8:01 am CDT

    New from 3M, the Projected Capacitive Multi-Touch Displays Incorporating Proprietary Ultrafine Metal Mesh Touch System Conductor Design Unleashes New Commercial Possibilities for Large-Format Digital Signage and Retail Displays

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Visitors attending the 2016 Digital Signage Expo (DSE) in Las Vegas this week will be the first to see how 3M ingenuity helps make digital signage come alive in large-format, multi-touch displays. 3M is unveiling its new line of Projected Capacitive (PCAP) Multi-Touch Displays that incorporates the company’s proprietary ultrafine metal mesh touch system conductor design. The new displays and the company’s line of 3M PCAP systems will bemore...
  • 3/15/16 7:01 am CDT

    3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film helps save on energy costs year-round

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insulating a home or a building is not a new idea. Many of us have seen the yellow fiberglass batting, insulation sprayed into the attic or the foam boards often used for insulation on homes and commercial buildings. These are all commonplace solutions to help keep heat inside a building during winter months. These solutions work for the walls and roof of buildings, but what has been done about the windows? The windows can be up to 30 times lessmore...
  • 3/1/16 7:01 am CST

    High-Capacity Aluminum Conductor Withstands 13-years in Minnesota Climate

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M recently completed its longest known field test of a composite conductor in the United States, a 13-year field test of the 3M Aluminum Conductor Composite Reinforced (ACCR). Installed in 2001 on a 115 kV transmission line at Xcel Energy’s Riverside Plant in Minneapolis, the test demonstrated the strength and resiliency of 3M’s ACCR composite conductor in demanding environmental conditions. This field trial installation wasmore...