3/24/17 2:51 pm CDT
3M Food Safety today announced its 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Aerobic Count Plates have received AFNOR Certification by NF VALIDATION (Certificate Reference No. 3M 01/17 – 11/16). The 3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plates had previously received validation through the AOAC® Performance Tested MethodsSM and AOAC® Official Methods of AnalysisSM programs. The validation for the 3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plates certifies that the plates are equivalent to or better than the reference method whenmore...
3/16/17 7:19 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Scott Safety from Johnson Controls for a total enterprise value of $2.0 billion. Scott Safety is a premier manufacturer of innovative products, including self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) systems, gas and flame detection instruments, and other safety devices that complement 3M’s personal safety portfolio.“Personal safety is a core growth business within the 3M portfolio,” said Inge G. Thulin, 3Mmore...
3/13/17 5:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has been recognized for its ethics and integrity in doing business by
the Ethisphere Institute, which has placed the science-based company on
its list of World’s Most Ethical Companies for a fourth year in a row.
It is an honor that only four industrial manufacturing companies
worldwide can claim this year.
“At 3M, it’s not enough to just win in business – it matters how you do
it,” said Kristen Ludgate, 3M’s vice president ofmore...
3/9/17 9:43 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M took home the coveted Catalyst Award Wednesday night during a gala
ceremony in New York City. Catalyst, a nonprofit organization
championing the advancement of women in the workplace, recognized the
science-based company for its “I’m in. Accelerating Women’s Leadership”
initiative. 3M’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Inge
Thulin accepted the award.
“Diversity is a competitive weapon for 3M as it spurs new ideasmore...
3/1/17 12:00 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation, and Industrials Conference in
New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Nick Gangestad, senior
vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at 1:45 p.m.
First-quarter 2017 earnings conference call on Tuesday, April
25, 2017, at 8 a.m. CDT. The earnings call can be accessed at (800more...
2/27/17 12:00 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn. & SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Intellectual Property Trial and Appeal Board (“IPTAB”) in Daejeon,
South Korea, recently upheld the validity of all claims of 3M’s Korean
Patent No. 1,074,570 titled "Method for Stacking Surface Structured
LMS Co. Ltd. had petitioned the IPTAB to invalidate 3M’s patent in
response to a patent infringement lawsuit that 3M Innovative Properties
Co. and 3M Korea Ltd. filed against LMS on June 19, 2015, in the Seoulmore...
2/27/17 7:00 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Every vascular catheter used on a patient poses potential for a costly
and prevalent central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI).
Passive disinfection caps for needleless connectors have been shown to
reduce the risk of CLABSI. Disinfecting port protectors also eliminate
human scrubbing technique variability. However, clinicians haven’t had a
passive disinfection solution for stopcocks and hemodialysis catheters –
until now. 3M ismore...
2/22/17 7:05 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, the global innovation company recognized for diversified technology
and applying creativity and ingenuity to improve people’s lives,
announces a partnership with London-based fashion label Fyodor Golan at
London Fashion Week 2017. As designers, industry leaders and fashion
enthusiasts gathered from across the globe for the annual event, Fyodor
Golan unveiled their unprecedented vibrant collection. 3M Design and
Post-it Brand from 3M teamedmore...
2/8/17 10:16 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scrubbing pots and pans has always been a grueling task. Kitchen aids
can now cut back on the elbow grease with the new Scotch-Brite™ Dual
Purpose Scour Pad 96Hex from 3M. Introducing a new shape that is both
longer lasting and user friendly, the hexagonal hand pad features a
yellow side with the latest in scouring technology, and a gray side that
polishes away fine particles and grease.
“In 1958, Scotch-Brite introduced the firstmore...
2/7/17 4:24 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M Board of Directors (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the
company’s common stock of $1.175 per share for the first quarter of
2017, an increase of 6 percent over the quarterly dividend paid in 2016.
The dividend is payable March 12, 2017, to shareholders of record at the
close of business on Feb. 17, 2017.
This marks the 59th consecutive year 3M has increased its
dividend. The company has paid dividends to its shareholdersmore...