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  • 7/11/14 8:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced that it will webcast its second-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Thurs., July 24, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. CT. The live webcast, press release and supporting slide presentation will be available on 3M’s Investor Relations website at http://investor.3M.com. The earnings call may also be accessed at (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.S. This event will be webcastmore...
  • 6/27/14 3:47 pm CDT
    Government employees are now able to make tax exempt purchases on the 3M direct online store, Shop3M.com, with a GSA SmartPay card. To enroll, GSA card holders should register for an account on Shop3M.com and identify they are part of the SmartPay program.  Any purchase made with a GSA VISA or MasterCard would then be qualified as tax exempt.  Even with this new feature on Shop3M, the current 3M government contract purchase process has not changed.  However, Shop3M nowmore...
  • 6/25/14 11:25 am CDT

    Software Helps Protect Against Visual Hacking from Virtually Every Angle

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, an increasingly mobile workforce, heightened awareness of corporate data breaches and strengthened industry regulations have led to a greater demand for data protection measures among consumers and enterprise alike. To address this need, 3M – a leader in visual privacy solutions – is expanding its offerings by introducing the ePrivacy Filter, a software which alerts users to over-the-shoulder onlookers. This software protects mobilemore...
  • 6/24/14 8:00 am CDT

    Advanced analytic tools identify quality performance issues, improve quality reporting

    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems has introduced 3M Quality Services, a complete program of expert consulting, advanced analytics, and the latest quality metrics to help hospitals identify the root cause of quality performance issues. Using public quality measures and 3M’s proprietary quality metrics, 3M Quality Services consultants evaluate hospital outcomes data to identify specific quality outliers, which are then analyzed to determinemore...
  • 6/23/14 8:00 am CDT

    Award honors WOCN Society members for successful programs in improving skin integrity

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Critical & Chronic Care Solutions Division and the WOCN Society today announced that Lourdes Specialty Hospital in Burlington County, NJ, has received the 3M Award for Excellence in Skin Safety. Lourdes Specialty Hospital is a 69-bed Long Term Acute Care Hospital designed to provide intensive care to patients who have ventilator dependency, medically complex conditions such as extensive non-healing wounds, infections, systemmore...
  • 6/23/14 7:01 am CDT

    Easy-to-use tool helps providers meet subscriber demands for fiber even faster

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fiber installation is faster and more cost effective with the new 3M™ Easy Cleaver, which complements 3M’s existing fiber connectivity portfolio of simple-to-install field-mounted connectors and mechanical splices. With significantly less upfront capital expense and no specialized training required, the new tool helps enable service providers and contractors to meet the increasing subscriber demand for fiber even faster. The Easy Cleaver will bemore...
  • 6/20/14 3:50 pm CDT
    June 2014Austin Independent School District (AISD) will use a grant of $97,450 to bring Project Lead the Way pre-engineering programs and equipment to Title I middle and high schools. Lanier High School in Austin was one of 19 schools across the country selected to receive an Ingenuity Grant from 3M. This grant of $19,996 will provide curriculum resources and professional development to enhance math instruction at the school. Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (TAME)more...
  • 6/18/14 12:10 pm CDT

    55-inch collaborative touch table concept, large-format multi-touch systems for OEMs and integrators, and immersive multi-touch on display

    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Touch Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Display Materials and Systems Division, is exhibiting its latest large-format multi-touch solutions for interactive digital signage applications at InfoComm 2014 (Booth N2063, North Hall): 55” Collaborative Touch Table: 3M will showcase a sleek touch concept table implementation, constructed by Ideum, which incorporates the 3M 55-inch Projected Capacitive prototype touchscreen.more...
  • 6/17/14 8:05 am CDT

    Nexcare Nana Video Series Takes Humorous Approach to Showcase Product Performance

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nexcare Brand from 3M Company announces the launch of “Will It or Won’t It,” an innovative digital campaign that demonstrates the superior performance of Nexcare Waterproof Bandages. The light-hearted brand campaign features an unexpected product tester, Nexcare Nana, who will go to extreme lengths to prove that Nexcare Waterproof Bandages have staying power. In a series of three 30-second video spots, “Will It or Won’t It” follows a fearlessmore...
  • 6/13/14 9:20 am CDT

    Complete CNG solution becoming a reality for heavy-duty transportation

    3M and xperion today announce an agreement to develop a new line of 3M-branded compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks for use in the heavy-duty transportation industry. The tanks will integrate 3M's Matrix Resin technology with xperion's world-class engineering and proprietary design technology. A new xperion facility, currently being constructed near Columbus, OH in the city of Heath, will deliver production of these new tanks starting later this year. “Our mutual goal is to bring superior valuemore...