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  • 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...
  • 10/26/15 10:19 am CDT

    Revolutionary project built by BitFury and Allied Control to cool 40+ MW of ASIC clusters running a PUE of 1.02

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The world’s most powerful two-phase immersion cooling (2PIC) project, which will be deployed in a 40+ MW data center being constructed by BitFury Group, is currently underway in the Republic of Georgia. Designed and built by the Hong Kong-based engineering company, Allied Control, the 2PIC project will use 3M™ Novec™ 7100 Engineered Fluid, an immersion coolant with a low global warming potential. Allied Control is a pioneer in 2PIC, a fieldmore...
  • 10/19/15 8:00 am CDT

    New NID offers fast, secure FTTH installations with low-loss factory-made connections

    An experienced network provider can quickly connect a single family home in about 8 minutes with the newly released 3M™ Fibrlok™ Integrated NID. Each NID is equipped with a 3M™ Fibrlok™ II Splice 2529 and one attached SC/APC pigtail, factory prepped for termination of a simplex singlemode fiber drop cable.The Fibrlok splice and pigtail are pre-mounted in a protective tray with an integrated splice activation lever. Installers simply prep the drop cable fiber, insert it into the Fibrlok splicemore...