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  • 9/26/13 7:05 am CDT

    Online Video Series Features Nationwide Sweepstakes Encouraging Race Fans to Share Stories for a Chance to Win Prizes

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, ACE Brand from 3M Company, in partnership with Roush Fenway Racing launch the ACE Brand Personal Pit Crew Sweepstakes, asking people nationwide, “if you could have your own personal pit crew help with a project, what would it be?” Now through Thursday, October 31, 2013, participants are encouraged to enter the sweepstakes by sharing their project ideas on ACEBrand.com/PersonalPitCrew that spotlight how they would use their very own pit crew formore...
  • 9/16/13 11:00 am CDT

    Products will carry WQA Certification symbol

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Purification is the first to achieve WQA Sustainability Certifications under the new WQA Product Sustainability standards. The products include water filtration products for the home and water appliances. 3M Purification joined a task force of other leading industry manufacturers and suppliers to assist the Water Quality Association (WQA) in developing a new suite of sustainability standards for drinking water treatment products. Following amore...
  • 8/1/13 7:08 am CDT

    O lançamento do curso de Assistente de Produção Industrial ocorre em 23 de agosto

    O Instituto 3M de Inovação Social e a Fundação Voith Brasil, através de uma parceria, levam para Manaus o Projeto Formare, ação social da Fundação Iochpe que oferece cursos de educação profissional para jovens de famílias de baixa renda. O primeiro curso Formare em atuação na região - assistente em produção industrial - tem início em 23 de agosto, com duração de sete meses, e conta com o apoio de 24 educadores voluntários do Instituto 3M e da Fundação Voith Brasil.A iniciativa tem o objetivomore...
  • 8/1/13 7:08 am CDT

    Dos dezoito formandos desta turma, cinco já estão contratados pela 3M e por empresas da região

    No próximo dia 13 de agosto, o Instituto 3M celebra a formatura da segunda turma do Projeto Formare. Dezoito alunos, de 18 anos, receberão o certificado de conclusão do curso de Assistente de Produção Química. Cinco alunos desta turma já conseguiram se integrar ao mercado de trabalho, quatro deles na 3M. Foram 800 horas de aulas teóricas e práticas ministradas pelos educadores voluntários, que são funcionários da própria empresa, nas instalações da unidade de Sumaré (SP). Ao todo, 80more...
  • 6/6/13 9:48 am CDT

    Webinar part of Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) Insight Series

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As companies continue to develop their sustainability goals, they put increased pressure on their supply chains to become more sustainable as well. With this in mind, 3M Commercial Graphics will host a webinar with the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) entitled “Looking at Your Supply Chain—How to Integrate Sustainable Partners and Promote Your Sustainability Commitment to Your Customers.” The webinar will be held on Thursday, June 13more...
  • 3/26/13 10:05 am CDT

    EPA Again Gives the Company Its Highest Energy-Saving Distinction

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For an industry-leading ninth consecutive year, 3M has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award for its comprehensive worldwide energy conservation efforts. No other company has achieved this distinction for that many consecutive years, or as many as nine times. The awards will be presented today at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. They recognize “a select group ofmore...
  • 3/1/13 7:08 am CST

    Estudante da FATEC de Presidente Prudente ganha R$30 mil para implementar a ideia na comunidade

    O Instituto 3M, em parceria com a AlfaSol e o programa UniSol, realizou ontem a premiação do 5º Prêmio Instituto 3M para Estudantes Universitários. O evento contou com representantes dos projetos finalistas, estudantes, parceiros de projetos sociais, funcionários voluntários e diretores do Instituto 3M e da 3M do Brasil. O vencedor foi o projeto “Avaliação do conforto térmico de um ambiente construído com materiais recicláveis”, da estudante Cineide Siqueira, da FATEC de Presidente Prudente (more...
  • 2/12/13 9:10 am CST

    Tank is lighter and more cost effective for fleet vehicles

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) announces it has successfully completed the NGV2-2007 certification process for its first compressed natural gas (CNG) tank. The 21.5 x 60 inch tank is designed for light- and medium-duty pick-up trucks and corporate fleet vehicles. 3M’s tank capitalizes on improvements in geometries and proprietary 3M™ Matrix Resin featuring nanosilica technology to deliver a solution that is lighter, offers greater capacity, and is more costmore...
  • 1/22/13 10:53 am CST

    – Grants will be used for educational programs at nature centers nationwide –

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M is awarding more than $400,000 in grants to nine environmental organizations for projects aimed at improving science-based environmental and conservation education for youth. Since 2001, 3M’s environmental giving program has invested more than $21 million in sustainability initiatives. 3M Eco Grant recipients are providing environmental programs that help students connect science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education with the world around them.The grant recipients are naturemore...
  • 11/8/12 9:05 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To engage and educate students on the importance of energy awareness, Saint Paul Public Schools has partnered with Post-it® Brand from 3M to launch the Post-it® Notes Energy Project – a program developed to show students that “You’ve Got the Power” when it comes to environmental leadership. To celebrate the launch, Post-it® Brand will host two half-day events at Farnsworth Aerospace PreK-8 Magnet School and Battle Creek Middle School formore...