6/20/14 3:50 pm CDT
June 2014Austin Independent School District (AISD) will use a grant of $97,450 to bring Project Lead the Way pre-engineering programs and equipment to Title I middle and high schools. Lanier High School in Austin was one of 19 schools across the country selected to receive an Ingenuity Grant from 3M. This grant of $19,996 will provide curriculum resources and professional development to enhance math instruction at the school. Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (TAME)more...
6/18/14 12:10 pm CDT
55-inch collaborative touch table concept, large-format multi-touch systems for OEMs and integrators, and immersive multi-touch on display
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Touch Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Display
Materials and Systems Division, is exhibiting its latest large-format
multi-touch solutions for interactive digital signage applications at
InfoComm 2014 (Booth N2063, North Hall):
55” Collaborative Touch Table: 3M will showcase a sleek touch
concept table implementation, constructed by Ideum, which incorporates
the 3M 55-inch Projected Capacitive prototype touchscreen.more...
6/17/14 8:05 am CDT
Nexcare Nana Video Series Takes Humorous Approach to Showcase Product Performance
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nexcare Brand from 3M Company announces the launch of “Will
It or Won’t It,” an innovative digital campaign that demonstrates
the superior performance of Nexcare Waterproof Bandages. The
light-hearted brand campaign features an unexpected product tester, Nexcare
Nana, who will go to extreme lengths to prove that Nexcare
Waterproof Bandages have staying power. In a series of three 30-second
video spots, “Will It or Won’t It” follows a fearlessmore...
6/13/14 9:20 am CDT
Complete CNG solution becoming a reality for heavy-duty transportation
3M and xperion today announce an agreement to develop a new line of 3M-branded compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks for use in the heavy-duty transportation industry. The tanks will integrate 3M's Matrix Resin technology with xperion's world-class engineering and proprietary design technology. A new xperion facility, currently being constructed near Columbus, OH in the city of Heath, will deliver production of these new tanks starting later this year.
“Our mutual goal is to bring superior valuemore...
6/10/14 8:35 am CDT
Nationwide Awareness Campaign Partners Nexcare Brand with American Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers to Thank Blood Donors and Encourage People Everywhere to Give
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Each day, more than 41,000 blood donations are needed in the United
States. With no substitute for human blood, those in need rely on the
kindness of volunteer donors. To raise awareness and inspire action
about the importance of blood donation, Nexcare Bandages, in
partnership with the American Red Cross and America’s Blood
Centers, announce the sixth annual Nexcare give program.
The 2014 Nexcare give campaign encourages peoplemore...
6/9/14 7:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that Nicholas C. Gangestad has been appointed senior
vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately. Nick
replaces David W. Meline, who is leaving to become chief financial
officer with another large publicly traded company.
Gangestad is a longtime leader at 3M. He served as corporate controller
and chief accounting officer for the past three years, working closely
with 3M Chairman, President andmore...
6/3/14 9:22 am CDT
Opportunity for Makers to Win $5,000 in Scotch Make Amazing Contest
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the maker movement has become more mainstream, all kinds of makers
have emerged. From artists and moms to teachers and teens, people are
exploring their creativity and tackling do-it-yourself projects every
day – oftentimes using a Scotch
Brand product to help get the job done. Scotch Brand from 3M is
partnering with Brit Morin – maker, CEO and founder of Brit
+ Co. – to celebrate and reward them in the Scotch
Make Amazing Contest.more...
6/3/14 7:00 am CDT
New ASUS ZENBOOK NX500 System Boasts 50% More Color than Current LCDs
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that ASUS, a worldwide top-three consumer notebook
vendor, will leverage the 3M™ Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF) for
its new Asus NX500 Notebook PC. Specifically, ASUS’ latest mobile PC
computing solution with 3M QDEF, using Nanosys™ Quantum Dots, boasts 50
percent more color than current levels found in liquid crystal display
(LCD)-based electronic devices, such as notebooks, while at the same
time making these devicesmore...
6/2/14 1:47 pm CDT
3M’s innovative design delivers LED requirements as well as cost savings in materials and future reel-to-reel manufacturing opportunities
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Electronics Materials Solutions Division today announced the launch
of its new 3M™ LED Chip Packaging Substrate that provides a
cost-effective alternative to ceramic substrates. The new substrate,
constructed of copper and polyimide, is able to meet the electrical and
thermal performance required of high-power LED chips at a competitive
price compared to high performance ceramic substrates. 3M offers the
substrate in a tray and a reel formatmore...
6/2/14 8:47 am CDT
Submit your home refresh project and you could win $5,000 to put towards a home makeover
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the summer entertaining season fast approaching, it’s the perfect
time to get a jump start on refreshing your tired looking interior and
exterior surfaces. With some inspiration and a little sweat equity, you
can give your space a simple and inexpensive makeover. To jump start
your creativity, 3M is launching the Home of ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape
Contest today, an online inspiration destination at www.scotchblue.com/homecontest