3/3/15 1:45 pm CST
(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM):
WHAT: Media teleconference on 3M’s revised pulp and paper sourcing
policy designed to ensure all the virgin wood fiber going into 3M’s
paper-based products and packaging comes from sources that protect
forests and respect human rights. Speakers will address specifics of the
policy, implementation and the impact on forests, climate, and human
rights. The policy is the result of a multi-year collaboration between
2/26/15 10:41 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference
2015 in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2015. Inge G. Thulin,
chairman, president and chief executive officer, will speak at 9:30
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos
Conference 2015 in London, on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015. H.C. Shin,more...
2/23/15 1:40 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with
Polypore International Inc. to acquire the assets and liabilities
associated with Polypore’s Separations Media business for a total
purchase price of $1.0 billion. Polypore’s Separations Media business is
a leading provider of microporous membranes and modules for filtration
in the life sciences, industrial and specialty segments with trailing
12-month sales of $210 millionmore...
2/19/15 10:05 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced Thursday its investment in Nanoscale
Components Inc. The New Hampshire-based company is known for its
economical process designed to increase lithium content in lithium-ion
battery anodes. The investment will expand the adoption of 3M’s unique
silicon alloy anode into lithium-ion batteries.
“The combination of 3M’s expertise in battery materials science with
Nanoscale’s unique, patented process will help move the batterymore...
2/19/15 9:00 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to
acquire Ivera Medical Corp., a manufacturer of health care products that
disinfect and protect devices used for access into a patient’s
bloodstream. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The addition of Ivera will enhance 3M’s vascular access product
offerings at a time when health care facilities are looking for
cost-effective solutions that improve patientmore...
2/18/15 11:40 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While most security professionals focus on thwarting data breaches from
high-tech cyber attacks, a new study exposes visual hacking, a low-tech
method used to capture sensitive, confidential and private information
for unauthorized use, as an under-addressed corporate risk. The 3M
Visual Hacking Experiment, conducted by Ponemon Institute on behalf
of the Visual
Privacy Advisory Council and 3M
Company, a leading manufacturer of privacymore...
2/11/15 8:35 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Post-it Brand from 3M introduces World of Color, a
line of nine new eye-catching Post-it® Note color palettes
inspired by bold and magnificent destinations around the world.
Showcasing the transformative power of color, the collections hone in on
color’s ability to trigger imagination, organize thoughts and foster
self-expression. The collection’s bright hues empower us to Move
to A World of Color, sparking unique ways to
2/11/15 5:44 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Food Safety announced today that its 3M™ Petrifilm™ Rapid Yeast and
Mold Count Plate has been validated by AOAC INTERNATIONAL as a First
Action Official Method of AnalysisSM (OMA method number
2014.05) for the detection of yeasts and molds within food products in
as little as 48 hours.
AOAC facilitates consensus and technical standards for the analytical
science communities. Food processor, university, government and contractmore...
2/5/15 8:00 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scientists and engineers get to do some pretty cool things. They
challenge their brains to solve problems. They develop hands-on projects
to make new discoveries. They can change the world within the four walls
of their labs. So why not give students the chance to do so too?
That’s what Partnership for Innovation in Education (PIE) asked Ohio
educators. The non-profit group encourages case-based learning to give
students a bettermore...
1/29/15 5:45 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Food Safety announced today that two of its 3M™ Molecular Detection
Assays, Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria species, have
been approved for First Action Official Method of Analysis SM
distinction by AOAC INTERNATIONAL (OMA method numbers 2014.07 and
2014.06, respectively). The scope of the validations cover a variety of
food matrices including full fat cottage cheese, chocolate milk, beef
hot dogs, deli turkey, and cold smoked salmon, asmore...