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  • 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...
  • 5/24/16 9:00 am CDT

    New robust compilation of publication summaries highlights safety and effectiveness of therapeutic systems

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today 3M, a world leader in infection prevention, announced the publication of a robust research compendium highlighting the safety and effectiveness of the 3M™ Bair Hugger™ patient warming system. The most comprehensive compilation of more than 200 studies across a wide range of surgeries – including hip, knee, cardiac and abdominal procedures – the compendium reinforces the sheer volume of extensive research and history of the clinicalmore...
  • 5/18/16 8:00 am CDT

    Advanced materials from 3M provide lightweight, high-performance torso protection

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company, has been awarded a $92.7 million body-armor contract by Defense Logistics Agency for delivery of 177,000 pieces. The plates are designed to meet stringent performance requirements outlined by the U.S. Department of Defense. Production and deliveries are expected to begin in 2016. Worn by U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, the lightweight enhanced small arms protective inserts (ESAPI) are insertedmore...
  • 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...