3/5/13 5:05 pm CST
Project will donate up to $20,000 to ATSSA and ARTBA Foundations
3M Traffic Safety and Security Division announces continuation of the 3M Visibly Safer Work Zones Project to support the American Traffic Safety Services Foundation (ATSSF) and the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA TDF) programs that provide scholarships for children of roadway construction workers killed or permanently disabled on the job. Now in its second year, the 3M Visibly Safer Work Zone Project has doubled itsmore...
3/5/13 4:56 pm CST
Durable, digitally-printed signs ideal for tourism, way-finding and airports
3M introduces 3M Custom Traffic Sign Faces, a new offering of image-enhancing, full-color graphic sign faces digitally printed onto high-efficiency, microprismatic 3M Diamond Grade DG³ Reflective Sheeting. By integrating superior retroreflectivity with full color and graphics, 3M Custom Traffic Sign Faces help provide clear guidance to motorists with signs that are highly visible both during the day and at night—without the need for auxiliary sign lighting. Through use of a high-more...
3/5/13 4:45 pm CST
New polyurea marking offers visibility, durability and application productivity
3M introduces 3M Liquid Pavement Marking Series 5000, representing the next generation of plural-component polyurea liquid pavement marking technology. With its advanced product formulation, 3M Liquid Pavement Marking Series 5000 offers extended durability, maximum visibility, easy application and an ultra-fast cure time. Series 5000 is engineered for marking long-lines, channelizing lines, gore markings and intersection markings on all common road surface types.With tough, wear-more...
3/5/13 10:52 am CST
Company introduces SpotOn temperature monitoring system and
Surgical Clipper Professional 9681
3M™ is debuting two products at this week’s Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Congress in San Diego — the new 3M™ SpotOn™ temperature monitoring system and the new 3M™ Surgical Clipper Professional 9681.
The 3M SpotOn temperature monitoring system, a new standard in core temperature monitoring, offers clinicians a non-invasive method to measure patients’ core body temperature accurately throughout the perioperative process using a single disposable sensor.
Developed by themore...
3/5/13 10:00 am CST
Zero solvent adhesive offers outstanding performance
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M introduces a new, revolutionary alternative to solvent based
adhesives: 3M™ Fast Tack Water Based Adhesive 1000NF. While many
adhesive users have been underwhelmed with water based products in the
past, 3M Fast Tack Water Based Adhesive 1000NF is poised to change
perceptions about what water based adhesives can do. The product offers
strength and speed comparable to solvent based adhesives, with
additional benefits including zero VOCs andmore...
3/5/13 9:02 am CST
The Alabama Chapter of The Nature Conservancy has received a grant of $500,000 from the 3M Foundation to purchase and manage 130 acres at the northern edge of the Bankhead National Forest, a richly biodiverse region in the Southern Appalachians of northwest Alabama noted for its rugged terrain and extensive forests. This land purchase will help protect the integrity of the forest, improve forest management, and expand public recreation opportunities.
One of the Conservancy’s priorities inmore...
3/4/13 11:00 am CST
Novel, collaborative effort in fight against HAIs
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Infection Prevention and founding partners, Association of
periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), International Association of
Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM), the Surgical
Infection Society (SIS), and Practice Greenhealth have joined together
to form OneTogether: The Power of Small Actions, a multi-year
program with the goal of driving individual small actions to
collectively generate a significant impact on themore...
3/4/13 9:19 am CST
3M Novec 1230 Fire Protection Fluid Becomes New Standard for No. 16
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the 2013 season now underway, NASCAR® driver Greg Biffle
will once again be racing with the environmentally sustainable, 3M™
Novec™ 1230 Fire Protection Fluid as a new standard in the No. 16 3M
Ford Fusion. Novec 1230 fluid balances performance requirements with
favorable environmental and safety properties, giving Biffle added
reassurance and peace of mind.
On March 3 at the Phoenix raceway, the car will showcase the Novec brandmore...
3/1/13 2:25 pm CST
Alliance promises holistic assessment and rehabilitation processes, improved asset management, reduced cost when compared to pipe replacement and customized pipe renewal for water utilities
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and Russell NDE/PICA Corporation announce a strategic marketing
alliance that offers utilities a holistic approach to trenchless
drinking water pipe rehabilitation and asset management. The alliance,
in which the companies will co-market each other’s products and
services, covers the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. The
products and services available through the alliance enable trenchless
and minimally disruptive water mainmore...
2/27/13 11:11 am CST
Breakthrough technology enhances comfort and wearability of protective eyewear
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M’s newest line of safety eyewear, 3M™
SecureFit™ Protective Eyewear, enhances comfort and wearability by
seamlessly integrating self-adjusting temples and a secure fit into a
single product. Designed with 3M’s proprietary pressure diffusion temple
technology, SecureFit protective eyewear naturally adjusts to individual
head sizes to help reduce eyewear slippage and discomfort.
“SecureFit protective eyewear is a game-changing productmore...