9/22/16 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ADA Foundation and 3M today announced that 3M will donate 3,000
introductory sealant kits to the ADA Foundation for use during the 2017
Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) program. The donation, which has an estimated
fair market value of $250,000, will help Give Kids A Smile volunteers
place more than 400,000 sealants on underserved kids’ teeth in 2017.
“In our collaborations with oral health professionals around the world,
we see themore...
9/20/16 10:01 am CDT
ST. PAUL‚ Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recognizing faces in a crowd takes diligence and identifying each one
correctly takes advanced technology. In order to support public and
private security teams tasked with keeping individuals safe, 3M
introduces 3MTM Live Face Identification System.
A facial recognition system that is both extremely scalable and easily
configurable, 3M Live Face Identification System uses live video to
match identities in real time. The systemmore...
9/8/16 7:25 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell the
assets of its temporary protective films business to Pregis LLC.
3M’s temporary protective films business is a provider of
adhesive-backed temporary protective films used in a broad range of
industries, including automotive, appliance, metalworking, building and
construction. The business has annual global sales of approximately $50
9/7/16 9:50 am CDT
3M Food Safety recently certified 20 of its technical service team members and sales representatives with Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) to help customers train and comply with the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requirement. The training, which occurred Aug. 8- 10, 2016 at 3M’s headquarters in Minnesota, preceded the September 16, 2016 deadline date for food processors to have a Food Safety Plan prepared and applied by a trained PCQI. FSMA is the mostmore...
9/6/16 11:21 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has acquired Semfinder, a Switzerland-based
medical coding technology company. Semfinder is a leading developer of
precise semantic coding of medical services.
The acquisition of Semfinder provides important new coding technology
that will enable 3M to accelerate the availability of its 3M 360
Encompass System in countries adopting electronic medical records.
“This acquisition builds upon 3M’smore...
8/31/16 10:06 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wireless infrastructure can be a visual nuisance to its host
communities. The new 3M™
Conceal Film eliminates visual pollution by adhering to antennas and
blending cell site equipment into its surrounding environment with no
impact to radio frequency performance and no signal degradation. By
combining several of 3M’s core technologies and with its expertise in
films and adhesives, the 3M Conceal Film offers an effective yet
8/30/16 11:25 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
Morgan Stanley 4
Conference in Laguna Beach, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016.
Nick Gangestad, senior vice president and chief financial officer,
will speak at 10 a.m. PDT.
Third-quarter 2016 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Oct.
25, 2016, at 8 a.m. CDT. The earnings call can be accessed at (800)
8/30/16 8:15 am CDT
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems today announced an agreement with Cerner,
a global leader in health care technology, to use 3M Patient-focused
Episodes Software with Cerner’s HealtheIntent℠ population health
management platform. Providers will be able to view the landscape of a
patient’s documented conditions to help define an episode of care, while
analyzing costs and expected resource use.
The conventional approach to defining anmore...
8/10/16 9:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Organizations around the world are at risk of sharing highly sensitive
information through visual hacking in business office environments. This
risk was revealed in the 2016 Global
Visual Hacking Experiment, an expansion of the 2015 Visual Hacking
Experiment conducted in the United States by Ponemon Institute and
sponsored by 3M
Company. The global study included trials in China, France, Germany,
India, Japan, South Korea and the Unitedmore...
8/9/16 5:26 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M Board of Directors (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the
company’s common stock of $1.11 per share for the third quarter of 2016,
which is payable Sept. 12, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close
of business on Aug. 19, 2016. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders
without interruption since 1916.
“A hallmark of our company’s long history of success is the ability to
consistently invest to grow our businesses and tomore...