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  • 2/8/17 10:16 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scrubbing pots and pans has always been a grueling task. Kitchen aids can now cut back on the elbow grease with the new Scotch-Brite™ Dual Purpose Scour Pad 96Hex from 3M. Introducing a new shape that is both longer lasting and user friendly, the hexagonal hand pad features a yellow side with the latest in scouring technology, and a gray side that polishes away fine particles and grease. “In 1958, Scotch-Brite introduced the firstmore...
  • 2/7/17 4:24 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 3M Board of Directors (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of $1.175 per share for the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 6 percent over the quarterly dividend paid in 2016. The dividend is payable March 12, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 17, 2017. This marks the 59th consecutive year 3M has increased its dividend. The company has paid dividends to its shareholdersmore...
  • 2/1/17 11:19 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As our aging population grows, nurses are continuing to see more instances of tough-to-manage skin breakdown due to incontinence. Skin damage associated with urine and/or fecal exposure, otherwise known as incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD), is a resource-intensive condition that can be very painful for patients. To help combat this debilitating problem, 3M introduces its revolutionary 3M™ Cavilon™ Advanced Skin Protectant, a highmore...
  • 1/31/17 11:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M is being recognized with the prestigious 2017 Catalyst Award, which honors companies for their proven approach to expand opportunities for women and business. 3M’s “I’m in. Accelerating Women’s Leadership,” is a global initiative that focuses on the advancement of women, and is an important component of a diversity and inclusion strategy that positively impacts the company worldwide. “Diversity is a competitive weapon for 3M as itmore...
  • 1/24/17 1:36 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four out of five mobile workers say they’ve caught someone looking over their shoulder at their laptop screen in a public space.1 This low-tech threat, known as visual hacking, is a growing concern as more workers are accessing confidential company information outside of the office in public spaces. To help address visual hacking, 3M today announced its commitment to Data Privacy Day. This international effort is held annually onmore...
  • 1/24/17 6:30 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results. “The fourth quarter capped a successful year for our enterprise, as we posted double-digit growth in earnings-per-share, expanded margins and delivered robust cash flow,” said Inge G. Thulin, 3M’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “We also made incremental investments to accelerate growth in core platforms, while returning significant cashmore...
  • 1/19/17 12:33 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn. & MADRID--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Commercial Court of Barcelona, Spain, has ordered a preliminary injunction against BossAuto Innova S.A. ("BossAuto") for infringement of the Spanish portion of 3M's European patent EP 0,954,381 B2. This patent relates to 3M’s PPS™ technology that enables the efficient mixing and spraying of coatings for automotive collision repair. The court order prohibits the import and/or manufacture, export, promotion, offering,more...
  • 1/18/17 4:15 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M issued the following statement from Inge G. Thulin, 3M chairman, president and chief executive officer, on the passing of Livio D. “Desi” DeSimone, former 3M chairman and chief executive officer, on Jan. 17, 2017. “Desi was a bold leader who courageously guided 3M through the turbulent economic decade of the 1990s. During his tenure as chairman and CEO, he strengthened 3M’s portfolio through his actions including the spinoff ofmore...
  • 1/16/17 8:24 am CST
    LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PELTOR™ Sport is showcasing its latest innovations, including new tactical hearing protectors, at The National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show®) in Las Vegas beginning January 17. Available in early 2017, the PELTOR Sport Tactical 300 and PELTOR Sport Tactical 500 Electronic Hearing Protectors feature new proprietary 3M SMART technology that automatically adjusts to yourmore...
  • 1/9/17 4:55 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Fourth-quarter 2016 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at 8 a.m. CST. The earnings call can be accessed at (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.S. Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Inge G. Thulin, chairman, president and chief executive officermore...