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  • 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...
  • 10/13/15 8:00 am CDT

    Advanced materials from 3M provide lightweight, high-performance torso protection

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the U.S. Armed Forces seek to improve agility and mobility, the U.S. Army is making great efforts to reduce the weight soldiers must carry without sacrificing protection. Body armor is vital to that effort. Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company, received a contract modification worth $34 million from the Army to provide 28,000 pieces of body armor under the Soldier Protection Systems Vital Torso Protection program for lightweight enhanced small armsmore...
  • 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...