5/8/13 8:25 am CDT
Nationwide Awareness Program Celebrates World Blood Donor Day by Thanking Blood Donors with Free, Limited-Edition Nexcare give Bandages
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 2013, more than 4.5 million Americans will require a blood
transfusion, making year-round blood donation a critical way to give
back to your community. The Nexcare give Program
encourages people nationwide to roll up a sleeve anytime of the year and
“give.” Now in its fifth year and timed in support of the World
Health Organization’s World Blood Donor Day on June 14,
Nexcare give has inspired donors across the country to
5/7/13 9:38 am CDT
Simplification of Industrial Masking Tape Line Signals a New Type of Innovation for 3M
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M revolutionized industrial and consumer markets when it invented
Masking Tape in 1925. The company is once again poised to revolutionize
the industry, this time, by Making Masking Simple.
“Choosing an industrial masking tape should be simple,” said Matthew Van
Vleet, U.S. product manager at 3M. “Customers need to have confidence
that they’re using the right level of performance for the job.” To make
this happen, 3M is proud to launchmore...
5/7/13 9:00 am CDT
MONROVIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Unitek announced today it has successfully resolved U.S. and French
patent lawsuits related to sales by RMO, Inc. (doing business as Rocky
Mountain Orthodontics) of customized lingual orthodontic brackets and
appliances manufactured by Lingualjet Orthodontics. The patent
litigation was settled in favor of 3M with a U.S. consent judgment and a
judicially recognized settlement in France, each acknowledging the
validity of the patents-in-suitmore...
5/6/13 9:00 am CDT
From advanced materials to safety solutions, a wealth of ingenious products
for upstream, midstream and downstream applications
3M Oil and Gas will spotlight its vast array of innovative solutions designed to protect and extend the life of critical assets, protect people and the environment in which they operate and improve productivity at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Tex., May 6-9. From lightweight glass bubbles and high-performance coatings to reflective material for workers’ clothing, filters and respirators, industry-leading tapes and adhesives, 3M offers a wide variety of ingenious oil andmore...
5/6/13 7:15 am CDT
Erosion coating provides significant performance advantages
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Awareness is growing in the wind industry about the severe impact that
erosion on the leading edge of wind blades can have on turbine output.
Erosion can lead to a significant loss in annual energy production,
costing owners and operators thousands of dollars. Blade repair and
protection can help provide significant annual energy production
improvements, reduce costly downtime, and protect the integrity of the
5/2/13 8:14 am CDT
Novel, collaborative effort in fight against HAIs
3M Infection Prevention and founding partners, International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM), Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), the Surgical Infection Society (SIS), Practice Greenhealth, and the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) of the American Hospital Association have joined together to formOneTogether: The Power of Small Actions, a multi-year program with the goal of driving individual small actions to collectivelymore...
5/2/13 8:00 am CDT
Highly accurate, flexible digital solution meets doctors’ needs while greatly improving patients’ experience
MONROVIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Providing a better patient experience and better oral care through
digital technology, 3M Unitek today announced the availability of the 3M™
True Definition Scanner for use in orthodontic practice—a complete
digital impression system that uses 3D-in-motion video technology to
deliver a true replica of the oral anatomy with precision and accuracy.
The digital process brings improved productivity, better oral care and
ultimately a better patientmore...
5/1/13 5:47 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (May 1, 2013) – The Orvis Company, Inc. of Manchester, Vermont today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Scientific Anglers and Ross Reels businesses from 3M (NYSE:MMM). Upon completion of the transaction, Orvis plans to continue to operate the Midland, MI based business independently under the Scientific Anglers brand. Ross Reels will also continue to operate independently under its brand name from its Montrose, CO headquarters. Themore...
5/1/13 12:51 pm CDT
Bonding steps reduced and bonding time reduced up to 40 percent per bracket
MONROVIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Unitek today announced its game-changing APC™ Flash-Free
Adhesive Coated Appliance System, which will be on display May 4 through
May 7 during the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual 113th
Session in the 3M Unitek booth #625. The new advanced technology
eliminates the flash removal step in bonding, reducing variability and
saving time for orthodontists and patients.
APC Flash-Free Adhesive reduces bonding time by up tomore...
5/1/13 11:05 am CDT
Enter the Scotch-Brite™ First Impressions Photo Contest and Enter for an Opportunity to Win $5,000 Towards a New Wardrobe and a Style Consultation with E! News’ Catt Sadler
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In celebration of making great first impressions, Scotch-Brite™ Printed
Lint Rollers is partnering with E! News’ Catt Sadler to launch the
“First Impressions Photo Contest” today. Now through the end of the
month, fashionistas everywhere can come to the Scotch-Brite Facebook
and submit a photo in their favorite “first impression” outfit with a
short description for an opportunity to win $5,000 towardsmore...