11/19/13 12:05 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M
Drug Delivery Systems announced today that STADA
Arzneimittel AG has become the latest drug company to license 3M’s
patented technology directed to a matrix patch for the transdermal
delivery of the opioid pain medication fentanyl. Terms of the license
agreement were not disclosed.
The 3M Patent (EP 2158905), which was granted on March 20, 2013, enables
a transdermal drug delivery device designed to deliver a therapeuticallymore...
11/19/13 8:37 am CST
Innovative 3M™ Laser Engraved Floating Image Makes it Easy to Verify People and IDs at a Glance, With Confidence
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Identity Management introduces its newest innovation in overt
security features for polycarbonate credentials—3M™ Laser
Engraved Floating Image. With this proprietary technology, document
issuers can incorporate strong and easily verifiable security features
that are individual to the document holder, such as a “ghost” portrait,
signature and birthdate.
Personalized Security Feature
Laser engraved floating imagesmore...
11/18/13 7:01 am CST
Advanced system saves more than 95 percent of cooling electricity and is the most energy-efficient data center in Asia
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SC13, Booth #3728 – 3M and Hong-Kong-based Allied
Control, a professional services firm specializing in immersion
cooling technology, are releasing details behind significant new
advancements in reducing energy use in data centers, while enabling much
tighter component packaging for greater computing power in less space.
Allied Control’s passive two-phase liquid immersion cooling system
employs a novel approach pioneered by 3M Novecmore...
11/14/13 9:04 am CST
Dual-injected padded temple touchpoints and adjustable nose-pads among many new features
Eyewear discomfort is a thing of the past with 3M’s newest line of protective eyewear, the SecureFit 400 Series. With proprietary self-adjusting Pressure Diffusion Temple Technology and adjustable nose-pads, the 400 Series takes comfort to the next level.
The series features polycarbonate lenses that absorb 99.9 percent of UVA and UVB rays, dual-injected temples and motion-inspired, contoured piping that adds a touch of style with a bold, modern color. Available in clear, gray, and indoor/more...
11/12/13 11:20 am CST
Equipped with an auto-darkening filter and adjustable ratchet straps, 3M’s new helmet provides high-quality welding protection
3M has launched the Welding Helmet 10 with Auto-Darkening Filter, which provides affordable welding protection for students and recreational welders.
High quality auto-darkening welding helmets are typically too expensive for non-professional welders. Competitively priced for the student or recreational welder, 3M’s newest welding helmet is lightweight and features an auto-darkening filter with three, user-selectable dark shades and two sensitivity levels, providing users with high qualitymore...
11/11/13 5:10 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the
company’s common stock of 63.5 cents per share for the fourth quarter of
2013, payable Dec. 12, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on Nov. 22, 2013. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders
without interruption for more than 97 years.
As of Sept. 30, 2013, 3M had 673,269,679 common shares outstanding and
92,590 shareholders of recordmore...
11/11/13 9:00 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Andy Ouderkirk, Corporate Scientist for 3M’s Electronics Markets
Materials Division, has received the 2013 R&D Magazine
Innovator of the Year Award. This award honors Ouderkirk for
demonstrated skills in leadership and innovation.
He is cited for excellence in research for inventing advanced optical
films used in consumer electronics and furthering practical development
processes. Ouderkirk’s research led to the creation of 3Mmore...
11/7/13 8:12 am CST
SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, today announced the winners of the New Products Showcase Awards held at the 2013 SEMA Show. The event recognizes the most cutting-edge automotive products either on the market or about to hit the market. This year, more than 2,000 new products were submitted for consideration.
3M took home the top honors in the Collision Repair and Refinish Product category for the innovative new 3M™ Body Protection System.
Criteria that ranked high onmore...
11/7/13 7:00 am CST
3M LED Advanced Light selected as category winner
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, the innovation company that never stops inventing, announced today
its 3M™ LED Advanced Light received the Advanced Manufacturing Award at
The Minnesota High Tech Association’s (MHTA) 2013 Tekne Awards. The
Tekne Award acknowledges technology innovations and leaders in
Minnesota’s technology businesses. The award ceremony took place last
night at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
The Tekne Awards recognize the best and brightestmore...
11/6/13 1:00 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its ongoing program to license to the dental industry 3M's
patented technology that enables the coloring of ceramic-based dental
restorations, and to protect its technology against unlicensed users, 3M
has filed two patent infringement lawsuits in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The first lawsuit is against Metoxit AG, and alleges infringement of
3M’s patent rights by coloring liquids sold under the brands Z-CADTM
FlowPenTM and Z-CADTMmore...