Product and Brand
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...
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
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,
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...