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  • 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 million. “Aftermore...
  • 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 unobtrusive solutionmore...
  • 8/30/16 11:25 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Morgan Stanley 4 th Annual Laguna 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) 762-2596more...
  • 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...