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  • 10/9/14 12:27 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The first sentence of the sixth paragraph of the release dated October 8th, 2014, should read: “It’s a way for students to graduate and be productive members of society sooner,” said Cassandra Wells, the marketing program director at Morehouse (instead of “It’s a way for students to graduate and be productive members of society sooner,” said Candace Wells, the marketing program director at Morehouse). The corrected release readsmore...
  • 10/7/14 12:02 pm CDT

    New offering expands eBook and technology access to library patrons throughout the U.S.

    FRANKFURT, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Library Systems announces the addition of a new lendable eReader for its 3M Cloud Library—the NOOK GlowLight™ from Barnes & Noble. With this new compatibility, libraries can purchase NOOK GlowLight eReaders directly from Barnes & Noble stores for lending to patrons. The offering enables libraries to provide access to eBooks from the 3M Cloud Library catalog to patrons who do not have their own eReader, computer or smartphonemore...
  • 10/2/14 7:38 am CDT

    One-step placement solution designed for durability

    With approximately 70 percent of restorations placed in the posterior, dentists everywhere are seeking solutions to help them perform faster and easier procedures without compromising patient care. Now, new 3M™ ESPE™ Filtek™ Bulk Fill Posterior Restorative meets this need as a one-step placement bulk fill material that delivers stress relief, excellent wear resistance, and the ability to place up to 5 mm in one increment. By eliminating expensive dispensing devices, additional layers andmore...
  • 9/29/14 1:08 pm CDT

    Increased Use of GPS Monitoring Expected to Help Create Safer Communities

    3M announced today that it has signed a contract with the Department of Corrections in New Zealand to provide electronic monitoring services across the full range of sentences under the Department’s oversight.  Currently, there are in excess of 3,500 offenders and defendants being monitored electronically within New Zealand across a range of programs including; home detention, electronic bail, community detention and GPS monitoring. “This is a significant contract, lasting until the endmore...
  • 9/25/14 1:00 pm CDT

    First-of-its-kind digital tool captures up to fifty Post-it Notes at once and makes them easy to organize and share, helping great ideas move forward from start to finish

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Post-it Brand from 3M, the innovation company known for its culture of creative collaboration and never-ending stream of powerful technologies, unveils the Post-it Plus App, a new tool that takes the output of Post-it Note collaboration sessions and instantly takes them into the digital world to keep team momentum going. The Post-it Plus App captures up to fifty Post-it Notes at once from a collaboration session and digitizes them, allowingmore...
  • 9/25/14 11:24 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UCLA’s Alison Lee had sketched out a fairly low-key summer of amateur golf and a few classes. Then famed golfer Annika Sorenstam came calling. Lee’s athletic idol was on the phone with exciting news: Lee would be the inaugural recipient of the ANNIKA Award, honoring the nation’s best female college golfer. On Sunday, Sept. 28, Sorenstam will present the award to Lee during a gala dinner in Orlando, Fla. 3M is sponsoring thismore...
  • 9/18/14 4:39 pm CDT

    In addition, 3M’s Molecular Detection Assay Listeria earns AOAC PTM approval extension for food and environmental matrices

    3M Food Safety announced today that its 3Mä Molecular Detection Assay Listeria monocytogenes has been approved by the AOAC® Performance Tested MethodsSM program (Certification #051401). The approval certifies that the test kit, which helps food processors and other parties quickly and accurately detect Listeria monocytogenes, is now considered equivalent or better than standard reference methods for select food matrices by the international organization. The assay provides rapid results in asmore...
  • 9/18/14 12:42 pm CDT

    Makers from West Jordan, Utah, Kingsport, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C., Each Win $5,000 for Amazing Tape Creations

    Twittercue: 3 grand prize winners awarded $5k each in @ScotchProducts #makeamazingcontest. #tapeart #craft #DIY http://bit.ly/1DlMhqZ

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leisha Kelsey from West Jordan, Utah, Phillip Roberts from Kingsport, Tennessee, and Matthew Buckley from Washington, D.C., were each named grand prize winners and awarded $5,000 in the Scotch Make Amazing Contest. Scotch Brand from 3M and contest judge Brit Morin – maker, CEO and founder of Brit + Co. – were impressed with the three winners’ tape creations including a geometric sculpture, children’s play nook and puzzle. “Imore...
  • 9/12/14 3:15 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Citi 2014 Industrials Conference in Boston, Mass., on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Nick Gangestad, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at 12:50 p.m. EDT. Third-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at 8 a.m. CDT. The live webcast, news release and supporting slide presentation will be availablemore...
  • 9/9/14 8:33 am CDT

    Five new studies prove clinical efficacy in reducing the risk of surgical site infections.

    In 2010, 3M Skin and Nasal Antiseptic was launched to help address the rising concern about surgical site infections (SSI) caused by Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). During the last three years, a growing body of evidence has proven the positive outcomes of utilizing this intervention as part of preoperative nasal preparation to reduce the risk of surgical site infection (SSI). “At the time of launch, clinical studies had shownmore...