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  • 6/22/17 7:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The largest body of evidence detailing the clinical benefits of patient warming, recently updated and released today, offers scientific insights and instills confidence in temperature management best practices. The 3M™ Bair Hugger™ System Research Compendium includes summaries of over 200 studies across a wide range of surgeries, making it easy for clinicians to search the large volume of research related to the clinical benefits associatedmore...
  • 6/20/17 7:45 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that Michael F. Roman is appointed chief operating officer (COO) and executive vice president, and Hak Cheol (H.C.) Shin is appointed vice chair and executive vice president. Both appointments are effective July 1, 2017. Both will report directly to Inge Thulin, 3M chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer. “Mike and H.C. are both highly effective, accomplished leaders with proven track records ofmore...
  • 6/8/17 2:04 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Personal Safety Division will showcase its latest innovations in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), booth #1005, in Denver beginning Monday, June 19. In addition to the debut of new products and services, 3M will also address OSHA’s final rule to update general industry walking-working surfaces and fall protection standards with presentations and demonstrations. Attendees visitingmore...
  • 6/7/17 9:22 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recently retired basketball player Matt Bonner gave humorous “support” to FUTURO Brand’s new campaign, highlighting his quest to stay fit after retirement as he explores out-of-the-box fitness routines. The video launches alongside the brand’s larger “Brace for Adventure” campaign which speaks to the attitude of the “all-in” consumer, one who embraces life’s greatest adventures and takes advantage of FUTURO Brand’s premium line of bracesmore...
  • 6/6/17 9:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) are life-threatening for patients and costly for the medical professionals and facilities caring for them. 3M is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recognized the efficacy of 3M™ Tegaderm™ CHG Chlorhexidine Gluconate I.V. Securement Dressing in reducing CRBSI, expanding the product’s 510(k) indication to include CRBSI reduction. The expandedmore...
  • 6/1/17 7:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its electronic monitoring business to an affiliate of Apax Partners, a leading global private equity advisory firm, for $200 million, subject to closing and other adjustments. 3M’s business, with annual sales of approximately $95 million, is a provider of electronic monitoring technologies, serving hundreds of correctional and law enforcement agencies around the worldmore...
  • 5/23/17 12:09 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In its continuing mission to improve every life, 3M announced today the publication of its 2017 Sustainability Report. The 2017 Sustainability Report covers what the company accomplished throughout 2016 in addressing significant global challenges involving raw materials, water, energy and climate, health and safety, as well as education and development. The report features stories of 3M products and people that combinemore...
  • 5/23/17 11:13 am CDT
    Today, 3M and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced they are partnering to utilize connected vehicle technologies along more than three miles of I-75. Using leading roadway solutions from 3M, the current I-75 work zone in Oakland County will be transformed over the course of four months to improve safety for drivers and to test advanced vehicle to infrastructure technologies on the connected and autonomous vehicles of the future.The I-75 Modernization project will positionmore...
  • 5/22/17 6:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For 50 years 3M™ Littmann® Stethoscopes has been helping clinicians listen and care for their patients. To mark this historic occasion, Littmann stethoscopes announces today the launch of 50 Years of Listening (littmann.com/50years): a collection of personal stories from medical professionals. This celebration of clinicians and their dedication will continue throughout the year. Littmann stethoscopes is asking doctors, nursesmore...
  • 5/18/17 7:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Army has accepted two 3M™ products to equip soldiers with hearing protection and auditory situational awareness. The 3M Personal Safety Division has received initial orders for more than 6,500 devices that include 3M™ PELTOR™ TEP-100 Tactical Earplug Kits and 3M™ PELTOR™ COMTAC™ III ACH Communications headsets, plus spare parts and accessories totaling more than $1.6 million. Deployment of these Tactical Communications and Protectivemore...