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  • 1/19/16 7:01 am CST

    New adhesive gives designers and engineers a new tool to achieve higher motor efficiencies

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced a new magnet bonding adhesive system designed to provide electric motor design and manufacturing engineers with an advanced tool for bonding permanent magnets to rotors and stators in high-efficiency permanent magnet (PM) electric motors. The 3M™ Magnet Bonding Adhesive AU-205 is a high-performance structural bonding adhesive system designed to virtually replace messy liquid adhesives to simplify magnetmore...
  • 1/13/16 8:35 am CST

    The original Canary Yellow Post-it Note continues to evolve and inspire worldwide

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 1980s welcomed a flood of hit blockbuster movies, an influx of technological advances and one remarkable invention that has ‘stuck’ with us all these years – the Post-it Note from 3M. Since the debut of the iconic Canary Yellow Post-it Note, the assortment of products has evolved from a simple, practical reminder into a suite of reliable and convenient productivity tools. The Post-it Brand celebrates 35 years, honoring all of the innovativemore...
  • 1/6/16 4:35 pm CST

    3M Thinsulate Featherless Insulation Awarded 2016 ISPO Textrends Top 10 Selection Award

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M is exhibiting the latest in outdoor apparel insulation from 3M Thinsulate Insulation brand and launching its new brand purpose at three winter shows in January 2016 with in-booth activities and interactive product demonstrations. Among the innovations featured is 3M Thinsulate Featherless Insulation, awarded the 2016 ISPO Textrends Top 10 Selection Award for its lightweight, breathable insulation for warmth without using any feathersmore...
  • 1/5/16 11:07 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Company and Zirkonzahn SRL and Zirkonzahn Deutschland GmbH, announced today they have amicably settled a patent infringement lawsuit brought by 3M under 3M’s European Patent No. 1,154,969 B2 against Zirkonzahn before the district court of Düsseldorf, Germany. The suit involved 3M’s patented technology that enables dimensionally precise sintering of dental ceramics. As a result of the settlement, Zirkonzahn SRL and Zirkonzahnmore...
  • 1/5/16 7:01 am CST

    New integrated design solutions help enable tomorrow’s breakthrough electronics

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M is showcasing its electronics design optimization and assembly solutions for the consumer electronics industry this week in Las Vegas at CES, taking place Jan. 6 – 9. Exhibiting in booth 31411 and demonstrating in its product showcase suites, 3M will display the science behind how 3M enables companies in the consumer electronics and automotive industries to design with freedom by bridging consumer demands for more exceptional displays withmore...
  • 12/30/15 8:16 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M filed a patent infringement lawsuit in federal district court in Minnesota on Dec. 29, 2015, against XPEL Technologies Corporation. The suit alleges that XPEL Technologies Corporation's XPF paint protection film product infringes 3M’s U.S. Patent No. 8,765,263. 3M develops paint protection film products which protect the finish of a vehicle from scratches, stains, bug acids and rock chips. 3M’s paint protection film productsmore...
  • 12/16/15 7:01 am CST

    Safeguards beyond physical and cyber security are required to help protect data in high-risk industries

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Organizations are investing in information security at record levels yet remain vulnerable to low-tech threats such as visual hacking, where someone can capture sensitive information with nothing more than a smartphone camera. In response, 3M has launched its Visual Hacking Key Risk Areas educational campaign to help security professionals and IT managers in high-risk industries better understand where vulnerabilities to data privacy exist andmore...
  • 12/2/15 11:47 am CST
    3M Food Safety announced today that its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Listeria has been approved by the AOAC® Performance Tested MethodsSM program (Certification #111501). The approval certifies that this new second-generation test kit is equivalent or better than standard reference methods in the detection of Listeria spp. within a variety of food matrices and environmental surfaces. Achieving AOAC PTM status required a rigorous, independent laboratory examination of 3M’s unique molecularmore...
  • 11/9/15 8:35 am CST

    Leaders in Business, Technology, Design and Entertainment Utilize Post-it Collaboration Products to Drive Conversations, Brainstorms and Ideation Throughout Week-Long Event

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Post-it Brand from 3M, a product leader in enhancing collaboration and creativity has partnered with Fast Company to bring Post-it Dry Erase Surface, Post-it Big Pads and their full line of collaboration products to the first-ever Fast Company Innovation Festival. The festival, taking place November 9 – 13 in New York City, will feature programming from a portfolio of leading entrepreneurs, creators and disruptors, designed to inspire andmore...
  • 11/5/15 12:56 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn. & NEUSS, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that a German district court ruled in favor of 3M in an unfair competition claim 3M filed against South Korea-based Seil Global Co. Ltd. The court found Seil’s red-colored dental mixing tips looked confusingly similar to 3M´s dental mixing tips that are recognizable by their unique red color and marketed under the brand 3M™ ESPE™ Penta™ Mixing Tips. The decision is final, which means that Seil is permanently enjoinedmore...