Product and Brand
10/7/15 12:18 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. & HILLSBORO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has entered into a licensing agreement with Lotus Applied Technology
to access Lotus’s TransFlexALDTM spatial Atomic Layer
Deposition (ALD) and barrier materials patent portfolio. TransFlexALD
technology enables high-speed, low-cost deposition of single layer
“ultra-barrier” coatings on rolls of polymer film using ALD. These
coatings play a critical role in the encapsulation of moisture- and
oxygen-sensitive electronics, such as OLED (organicmore...
10/5/15 11:48 am CDT
3M signs strategic agreements with Impel to accelerate commercialization and cost effectiveness of POD technology platform and Impel’s growing portfolio of enhanced CNS products.
ST. PAUL, Minn. & SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Drug Delivery Systems (3M) and Impel NeuroPharma Inc (Impel) today
announced a strategic alliance aimed at advancing Impel’s revolutionary
Precision Olfactory Delivery (POD) technology for the enhanced Central
Nervous System (CNS) delivery of drug products. The alliance further
solidifies 3M’s presence as a clear leader in the drug delivery sector
and shows its continued commitment to cutting-edge technology.
The alliance with 3Mmore...
10/1/15 7:01 am CDT
Touchscreen fingertips, cut resistance and winter wear among new product features
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electricians, contractors and other industry professionals now have
double the options for 3M brand safety gloves. From cut resistance, to
winter wear, to touchscreen finger and thumb tips, three new gloves from
3M help increase versatility, protection and convenience for a host of
applications and environments. A staggering 100,000+ workplace
hand injuries requiring time off were reported to the U.S.
Department of Labor Bureau of Labormore...
9/28/15 11:25 am CDT
New 3M Glass Bubbles HGS4K28 developed to improve oil and gas well productivity in depleted zones and weaker formations
3M Advanced Materials Division debuted its newest 3M™ Glass Bubbles product currently under development today at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (booth #1751). The new HGS4K28 is a high-strength, low-density additive specially designed to afford greater density reduction capabilities than other lightweight additives under similar downhole conditions.The use of HGS4K28 as a density reducing agent for completion, work-over and cement slurriesmore...
9/28/15 8:00 am CDT
3M™ Organic Vapor Service Life Indicator Cartridges 6000i Series can help give users added confidence in determining when to replace their cartridge
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Using a respirator cartridge beyond its service life can endanger
workers and lead to regulatory violations. 3M has launched a new line of
organic vapor respirator cartridges with 3M™ Service Life Indicator
technology, an end-of-service-life-indicator (ESLI) that, when used in
appropriate environments, visually shows when users should change
The 3M™ Service Life Indicator can be used to complement a company’smore...
9/24/15 3:45 pm CDT
Bringing Digital Science to PPE Management
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EHS professionals are inundated with piles of paperwork to document
issuance, maintenance and inspections of personal protective equipment
(PPE). According to a recent study by 3M, the majority of safety and
health professionals still either use pen and paper, word processing or
spreadsheets to manually document their safety programs.1 To
help reduce paperwork and time spent on documentation and compliance
tasks, 3M has developed Activemore...
9/23/15 8:35 am CDT
Nexcare Waterproof Bandages are put to the test in winner’s video debuting today
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With summer coming to an end, the team from Nexcare Brand from 3M
Company today unveiled the winning idea from their “What Will Nana
Do Next?” contest. The contest launched in June as part of a larger
digital brand campaign and features brave heroine and unexpected product
tester, 87-year-old Nexcare Nana. The Nexcare
“What Will Nana Do Next?” contest tapped consumers
nationwide to determine Nana’s next daring adventure to showcase inmore...
9/22/15 7:01 am CDT
PEZY/ExaScaler take top three spots using 3M immersion coolant
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PEZY Computing, a Japan-based, microprocessor company, earned the top
three rankings on the Green500 list, using a 3M™ Fluorinert™ Electronic
Liquid in ExaScaler Inc.’s immersion cooling process. The Green500
is a biannual ranking of the most energy-efficient supercomputers in the
world. The triple win indicates growing progress and adoption in the
field of immersion cooling with engineered dielectric fluids and its
potential to transform themore...
9/2/15 7:01 am CDT
Health care security expert Kate Borten champions stronger visual-privacy measures to protect sensitive data in health care organizations1
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health care providers must protect sensitive data even as changing
practices demand that it be more mobile and easily accessible. In
response, the Visual
Privacy Advisory Council (VPAC), a 3M-sponsored group of data
privacy and security thought leaders dedicated to raising awareness on
the issue of visual hacking, has selected health care security and
privacy expert Kate Borten as its newest member.
8/26/15 11:32 am CDT
New insulation for oil-filled transformers can help increase transformer overload capabilities and provides size reduction opportunities
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today introduced an improved standard for insulating
high-temperature, liquid-filled distribution transformers. New Liquid-Filled
Transformer Insulation (LFT insulation) from 3M is designed to offer
excellent thermal stability, low moisture absorption, high thermal
conductivity, and long-term reliability.
The need for new materials that can improve transformer performance
comes as global efficiency requirements have increased.more...