9/16/13 11:00 am CDT
Products will carry WQA Certification symbol
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Purification is the first to achieve WQA Sustainability
Certifications under the new WQA Product Sustainability standards. The
products include water filtration products for the home and water
appliances. 3M Purification joined a task force of other leading
industry manufacturers and suppliers to assist the Water Quality
Association (WQA) in developing a new suite of sustainability standards
for drinking water treatment products. Following amore...
9/12/13 2:25 pm CDT
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems has signed an agreement with MedPartners
HIM to offer the company’s credentialed clinical documentation
improvement (CDI) staffing resources with 3M’s complete suite of ICD-10
and CDI consulting services and software. The integrated outsourcing
service will help hospitals and health systems manage both interim and
long-term CDI staffing required for organizational CDI initiatives and
to prepare for ICD-10more...
9/12/13 12:45 pm CDT
New faceseal properties help improve respiratory protection and enhance usability
3M has expanded its family of respirators to include the 3M Rugged Comfort Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator 6500 Series. Designed with comfort, durability and stability in mind, the 6500 Series respirator is built tough enough to withstand long hours and extreme conditions, yet be comfortable to wear. The over-molded design of the 6500 series also offers wearers simplified cleaning and maintenance.
An estimated five million people across the United States are exposed to harmful dusts,more...
9/10/13 12:35 pm CDT
77,000 helmets to be delivered starting this fall
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ceradyne, Inc., has been
issued an $80 million delivery order with the United States government
to supply 77,000 Enhanced Combat Helmets and associated spare parts to
the U.S. Marine Corps. This contract is an outcome of the joint
procurement program led by the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army to
improve head protection for Marines and Soldiers. The Enhanced Combat
Helmets designed by Ceradyne,more...
9/10/13 9:45 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Holly Grant of Sterling Heights, Mich. was selected as the grand prize
winner of the Filtrete
Healthy Home Remodel Contest. Grant’s winning submission detailed
concerns with mold and active water leaks in her house and described her
family’s wish to create a healthy home environment for their
18-month-old son, who suffers from serious respiratory issues. Filtrete
Brand, known for its air and water filtration products, in partnership
9/5/13 12:50 pm CDT
3M harnesses 30 years of advanced coating expertise to improve eyewear
3M takes safety eyewear to the next level by adding Scotchgard™ Anti-Fog Coating. The proprietary coating provides at least 12 times longer lasting fog resistance than traditional anti-fog coatings to help increase eyewear performance in rugged, dusty, steamy and wet work environments. Scotchgard anti-fog coating retains its effectiveness for at least 25 washings with water, allowing workers to wear the lens longer, which may result in lower cost.
“This effective coating also contains anmore...
9/3/13 8:48 am CDT
Interactive Guide Is Richly Functional and Accessible, Even Where the Internet Is Not
3M has launched an online interactive field guide for use by utilities when installing 3M ACCR (Aluminum Conductor Composite Reinforced) high-capacity, low-sag transmission conductor. The interactive features are usable, even in remote locations where no Internet or cell phone service is available, by downloading the desktop version to a laptop or the Apple or Android apps to electronic devices prior to entering such areas.
3M ACCR, in use by utilities around the world, is a lightweightmore...
8/29/13 9:19 am CDT
New tool features extended reach, multiple pad options, high heat resistance
3M is pleased to announce the Scotch-Brite™ Fryer and Kitchen Cleaning Tool, specially designed to make cleaning a variety of commercial kitchen surfaces easier and safer. The lightweight, durable tool is extremely versatile, adjusting to three different handle positions for use with any of three interchangeable cleaning pads. Made to clean fryers, other kitchen equipment and surfaces, and hard-to-reach areas, the Scotch-Brite Fryer and Kitchen Cleaning Tool is heat resistant up to 350° F.more...
8/29/13 9:11 am CDT
UL tested and listed solution lets contractors say goodbye to mineral wool and
complete installations three times faster
3M Fire Protection Products introduces 3M FIP 1-Step Firestop Foam, a breakthrough technology that is UL tested and listed and satisfies the International Building Code for passive fire protection. 3M FIP 1-Step gives contractors an outstanding alternative to mineral wool, bricks and runny, ineffective foams, and enables firestop installations to be completed up to three times faster than traditional methods.[i]3M Firestop Barrier Rated Foam FIP 1-Step is like no other firestop foam. With amore...
8/28/13 8:32 am CDT
3M Food Safety announced today that its 3MTM Molecular Detection System has won a bronze Stevie® award in the 2013 International Business Awards. 3M is recognized in the category of Best New Product or Service of the Year – Health & Pharmaceuticals.
The 3M Molecular Detection System was chosen for this award in recognition for being a simple, accurate and cost-effective pathogen detection solution that benefits food processors, universities, governments, and contract testing laboratoriesmore...