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  • 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. The “Fifth Annualmore...
  • 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...
  • 8/19/15 9:40 am CDT
    SOMERSET, N.J. & ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catalent Pharma Solutions and 3M Purification Inc., recently investigated a novel purification approach that significantly increased the performance of the mAb purification process by enhancing the efficiency of the Protein A column. The process resulted in a substantially pharmaceutically pure product immediately after Protein A elution. The global monoclonal antibody (mAb) market exceeded 80 Billion USD in 2013, and ismore...
  • 8/19/15 8:05 am CDT

    Creative Epicenter Cultivates New Models of Working and Inspires Collaborative Design

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, the global innovation company long recognized for diversified technology and collaboration, today announces the development of the 3M Design Center, an incubator for progressive ideation and the creative heartbeat at 3M. Underscoring the 3M Design mission that revolves around collaborative creativity, the new facility will be the central hub for design professionals with multi-disciplinary expertise, driving competitive advantage, customermore...
  • 8/4/15 7:35 am CDT

    Data reveals parents and teachers play an integral role in helping students gain the edge needed in STEM education

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The academic pillars of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, which are referred to as STEM, infiltrate every aspect of our lives and reflect a whole new way of living — from TVs to GPS systems and smartphones. Today, Post-it Brand from 3M revealed results from a survey1 commissioned by the brand that sheds light on the value of STEM education in the United States, thus furthering the conversation around the need for studentmore...
  • 8/4/15 7:01 am CDT

    Agreement aims to further expand use of NCM in lithium ion batteries

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and LG Chem have entered into a patent license agreement to further expand the use of nickel, cobalt, manganese (NCM) in lithium ion batteries. Under the agreement, 3M grants LG Chem a license to U.S. Patents 6,660,432, 6,964,828, 7,078,128, 8,685,565 and 8,241,791 and all global equivalents including in Korea, Taiwan, Japan, China and Europe. NCM cathode compositions offer an outstanding balance of power, energy, thermal stabilitymore...
  • 7/9/15 8:35 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Over 70% of Americans report being bothered by skin sensitivity, according to new research1 by Nexcare Brand. Today, Nexcare Brand from 3M announces the Nexcare Sensitive Skin collection, a new line of first aid products specially formulated for sensitive or fragile skin. With reliable adhesion and kind removal, these products offer an option for those with skin sensitivity. Nexcare Sensitive Skin First Aid Tape, Adhesive Pads and Eye Patchesmore...