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  • 6/9/14 7:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that Nicholas C. Gangestad has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately. Nick replaces David W. Meline, who is leaving to become chief financial officer with another large publicly traded company. Gangestad is a longtime leader at 3M. He served as corporate controller and chief accounting officer for the past three years, working closely with 3M Chairman, President andmore...
  • 6/3/14 9:22 am CDT

    Opportunity for Makers to Win $5,000 in Scotch Make Amazing Contest

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the maker movement has become more mainstream, all kinds of makers have emerged. From artists and moms to teachers and teens, people are exploring their creativity and tackling do-it-yourself projects every day – oftentimes using a Scotch Brand product to help get the job done. Scotch Brand from 3M is partnering with Brit Morin – maker, CEO and founder of Brit + Co. – to celebrate and reward them in the Scotch Make Amazing Contest.more...
  • 6/3/14 7:00 am CDT

    New ASUS ZENBOOK NX500 System Boasts 50% More Color than Current LCDs

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that ASUS, a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor, will leverage the 3M™ Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF) for its new Asus NX500 Notebook PC. Specifically, ASUS’ latest mobile PC computing solution with 3M QDEF, using Nanosys™ Quantum Dots, boasts 50 percent more color than current levels found in liquid crystal display (LCD)-based electronic devices, such as notebooks, while at the same time making these devicesmore...
  • 6/2/14 1:47 pm CDT

    3M’s innovative design delivers LED requirements as well as cost savings in materials and future reel-to-reel manufacturing opportunities

    AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Electronics Materials Solutions Division today announced the launch of its new 3M™ LED Chip Packaging Substrate that provides a cost-effective alternative to ceramic substrates. The new substrate, constructed of copper and polyimide, is able to meet the electrical and thermal performance required of high-power LED chips at a competitive price compared to high performance ceramic substrates. 3M offers the substrate in a tray and a reel formatmore...
  • 6/2/14 8:47 am CDT

    Submit your home refresh project and you could win $5,000 to put towards a home makeover

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the summer entertaining season fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to get a jump start on refreshing your tired looking interior and exterior surfaces. With some inspiration and a little sweat equity, you can give your space a simple and inexpensive makeover. To jump start your creativity, 3M is launching the Home of ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape Contest today, an online inspiration destination at www.scotchblue.com/homecontest thatmore...
  • 6/2/14 8:29 am CDT

    E-training about the physics of light is now available to display development engineers and students around the globe – on their schedule and through personal mobile devices

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Optical physicists from 3M’s Display Materials and Systems Division have a long history of sharing what they learn about the physics of light. For more than eight years, they’ve been offering a free course on the physical properties of light to industry engineers involved in designing the next generation of display technology. But now, they are taking their own technology to the next level. Late last year, 3M upgraded their widely-more...
  • 6/2/14 8:29 am CDT

    3M measures for manufacturers the factors consumers expect in a top quality display

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M is at it again. Known for industry leading innovation, 3M’s Display Materials and Systems Division created a calculation to predict consumers’ perception of display quality. This will allow designers to optimize design to consumer preferences and balance consumer desires for exceptional visual quality with the consumer need for energy efficiency and pricing. 3M™ Display Quality Score (DQS) measures the consumer perception of amore...
  • 6/2/14 8:29 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Electronics is exhibiting industry-leading solutions that are “Designed to Amaze” for the display electronics industry during SID Display Week 2014, taking place June 1-6 in San Diego, CA. Display Week attendees are invited to register to win one tablet device daily, Tuesday through Thursday, while learning more about the 3M technologies below at booth number #1003. Quantum Dot Enhancements 3M makes color LCD displaysmore...
  • 6/2/14 7:08 am CDT

    A ação acontece em várias lojas e pontos de venda do produto no País

    Às vésperas do maior evento esportivo do planeta, a marca Post-it®, da 3M, resolveu fazer uma ação pelo futebol. Foram espalhados pelo País diversos painéis adesivados com o produto nos quais os torcedores podem deixar recados para demonstrar seu incentivo à seleção brasileira. A iniciativa iniciou em maio na Loja Kalunga (Shopping Iguatemi) da cidade de Campinas e, a partir de junho, acontece em outros locais como: Rede Sonae Sierra nomore...
  • 6/2/14 7:08 am CDT

    3M E-A-RFit™ identifica atenuação fornecida pelo protetor, conforme cada trabalhador testado

    A 3M do Brasil apresenta para o mercado brasileiro o 3M E-A-Rfit™, produto inovador da divisão de Segurança Pessoal, que realiza testes de vedação de proteção auditiva. Trata-se de um equipamento, composto por um hardware e um software, que consegue identificar se a atenuação oferecida pelo protetor auditivo de inserção, conhecido como plugue, é eficaz para o usuário. Com dados quantitativos, o 3M E-A-Rfit™, por meio de um teste commore...