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  • 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 thatmore...