12/17/13 7:00 am CST
3M’s Highly Flexible Metal Mesh Material Enables New Design Possibilities such as Curved and Foldable Touch Screen Designs
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Touch screen manufacturers and integrators have a new choice when it
comes to touch sensor film options. In an effort to help the touch
industry meet the growing demand for touch functionality in electronic
devices, the 3M Electronic Solutions Division today announced its new
3M™ Patterned Metal Mesh Film. This new film is targeted to increase
design options and touch sensitivity for OEM’s and ODM’s, while enabling
the next generation of touchmore...
12/17/13 7:00 am CST
3M to Deliver High Optical Quality Patterned Touch Sensor Films in Larger Volumes to Meet Growing Demand for Touch-Enabled Displays, Including Curved or Wrapped Bezels
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announces the launch of a new touch sensor film, 3M™ Patterned Silver
Nanowire Film, that combines the expertise of two leading technology and
manufacturing companies to provide the quality, unique attributes, and
volume that touch screen manufacturers demand. 3M plans to ramp up its
total global touch sensor film manufacturing capacity to more than
600,000 square meters per month in 2014, which includes 3M™ Patterned
Silver Nanowire Touchmore...
12/16/13 8:00 am CST
Helmets with lightweight bulletproof material starting to deploy with U.S. military members
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced its Enhanced Combat Helmets were named as one of the “100
Best Innovations of 2013” by Popular Science magazine for
making our world safer and more efficient. The Enhanced Combat Helmets,
designed and manufactured by Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company, provide
unparalleled ballistic and fragmentation protection over today’s
The combination of advanced materials with unique 3M processingmore...
12/11/13 3:15 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) announced today the following events:
3M 2014 Outlook Meeting in New York City on Tues., Dec. 17,
2013. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. EST and is scheduled to
adjourn at 5 p.m. EST.
Fourth-Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call on Thurs., Jan.
30, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. CST.
Both events will be webcast live, and replays of each will be available
on 3M’s Investormore...
12/11/13 8:00 am CST
Battery Cathode Compositions Contribute to Battery Safety and Lower Cost
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and Korea-based ECOPRO have entered into a patent license agreement
that aims at further expanding the use of Nickel-Manganese-Cobalt (NMC)
cathode materials in lithium ion batteries. Under the agreement, 3M
grants a license to US6964828, US7078128, US8241791 and all global
The cathode compositions composed of Nickel, Manganese and Cobalt offer
an outstanding balance of power, energy, thermal stability and low costmore...
12/10/13 11:22 am CST
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new report published by KLAS Research gives 3M Health Information
Systems the highest overall performance score among vendors for its
inpatient computer-assisted coding (CAC) technology. The 3M 360
Encompass System, which integrates and automates coding and clinical
documentation improvement (CDI) processes, received the highest marks
for positive impact on coder productivity, case mix index, “discharged
not final billed” (DNFB) days, andmore...
12/10/13 7:01 am CST
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M Electrical Markets Division, the innovators of cold shrink
technology, introduces a new sensing solution that enables power
utilities to monitor their underground distribution systems, helping
utilities realize the benefits of their grid automation systems. The 3M™
Sensored Termination QX-Series supports applications such as volt/VAR
optimization (VVO), fault detection, isolation and restoration (FDIR),
asset management and load balancingmore...
12/9/13 2:56 pm CST
LED A19 Lamp Approved for Enclosed Fixtures LED A19 Lamp Approved for Enclosed Fixtures
3M introduced one of the first LED A19 lamps approved for enclosed fixtures in commercial applications. 3M, a global pioneer in light and heat management solutions, manufactures the LED A19 lamps in the U.S. with U.S. and globally sourced components.
Lighting professionals and facilities managers now have energy-saving light options thanks to the new LED Advanced Light for commercial applications from 3M. The combination of excellent heat management, energy efficiency and longevity makes themore...
12/6/13 5:12 pm CST
Patricia Zapata from Kingwood, Texas Wins $10k, Offers DIY Gift Wrap Tips
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Patricia Zapata from Kingwood, Texas was crowned the 2013 “Scotch
Brand Most Gifted Wrapper” in a national gift wrapping contest
sponsored by 3M, the maker of Scotch
Brand Tape. After wrapping various odd-shaped items, including a
full-size paddle boat with a canopy, Zapata was awarded the ultimate
holiday present – a $10,000 cash prize – for her amazing wraps.
All contest press materials, downloadable b-roll footage and contestmore...
12/4/13 10:16 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that Sarah L. Williams will join the company as Chief
Communications Officer, effective Jan. 1, 2014. She joins 3M with more
than 25 years of journalistic, editorial and communications experience.
She will report to the senior vice president, Corporate Communications
and Enterprise Services, Ian Hardgrove.
“In this role Sarah will lead our global communications team in
designing and executing global communicationmore...