6/25/15 3:57 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the next step in its ongoing program to license to the dental
industry 3M's patented technologies in various areas of ceramic-based
dental restorations, 3M has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in
Düsseldorf, Germany. On June 23, 2015, 3M filed a patent infringement
lawsuit in Düsseldorf, Germany, against Zirkonzahn Deutschland GmbH
located in Neuler, Germany, and Zirkonzahn SRL located in Gais, South
Tyrol, Italy. The lawsuit allegesmore...
6/24/15 12:12 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting a new life in an unfamiliar country takes a lot of courage. For
Tsehay Woldeyes, coming to the United States meant hope for a more
peaceful life. As a political refugee from Ethiopia, Woldeyes had to
flee her country in 2003 and leave her parents and two young kids
behind. But thanks to the help of 3M’s Legal Affairs team, Woldeyes is
now a passport-carrying U.S. citizen with both her kids beside her.
“Things were very hard formore...
6/23/15 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to
acquire Capital Safety from KKR for a total enterprise value of $2.5
billion, including the assumption of approximately $0.7 billion of debt,
net of cash acquired. Capital Safety is a leading global provider of
fall protection equipment, one of the fastest-growing safety categories
within the global personal protective equipment industry.
The personal protectivemore...
6/22/15 3:43 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today named Matthew J. Ginter, treasurer and vice president, Investor
Relations, effective July 1. He will report to Nicholas C. Gangestad,
senior vice president and chief financial officer.
“Matt is an exceptional leader whose financial market experience,
strategic thinking skills and knowledge of the company qualify him well
to lead our treasury and investor relations organizations,” said
A 25-year 3Mmore...
6/22/15 1:30 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Innovative Properties Co. and 3M Korea Ltd. filed a patent
infringement lawsuit on June 19, 2015, in the Seoul Central District
Court against LMS Co. Ltd.
The suit alleges that certain LMS Co. Ltd. light management film package
products, including a light management film package product sold under
the product name of “XLAS,” infringe 3M’s Korean Patent No. 1,074,570
titled "Method for Stacking Surface Structured Optical Filmsmore...
6/19/15 12:06 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Most book-lovers don’t care whether they get content via print, eBook or
eAudio—they just want to enjoy it; and libraries want to make it easy.
3M Library Systems is always working to make the connections between
print and digital collections more seamless. Now, the company is
unveiling a new integration between the 3M™ SelfCheck QuickConnect
Interface and the 3M™ Cloud Library that will offer a new, easy way for
patrons discover and borrowmore...
6/18/15 2:53 pm CDT
3M Touch Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M Company, has released its 55-inch Multi-Touch Display C5567PW. The interactive system supports 60 simultaneous touches in the largest display format to date from 3M, providing new opportunities for multi-user collaboration, education and information delivery for a wide variety of large-format display applications.3M will exhibit the C5567PW display this week at InfoComm 2015 (Booth 3051).“Providing 60 simultaneous touches in a large-formatmore...
6/18/15 11:46 am CDT
Today’s students will ultimately decide how we solve tomorrow’s challenges, and 10 young scientists are being recognized today for showing that the next generation does not have to wait until they graduate college to help change the world for the better.Discovery Education and 3M have announced that 10 students from across the country have been named finalists in the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for their use of scientific thinking and imagination to dream up amore...
6/16/15 8:47 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nexcare Waterproof Bandages will once again be put to the test this
summer with the added scrapes, cuts and bites that go along with the
season. To spotlight the superior performance of its bandages, Nexcare
Brand from 3M Company today launched a new fully-integrated
digital campaign and contest, Nexcare “What Will Nana Do Next?”
The star of the engaging campaign is an unexpected product tester – the
brave and daring Nexcare Nana, reprising hermore...
6/15/15 10:27 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. & SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and Catheter Connections Inc. announced today that they have settled
the patent infringement litigation in the United States District Courts
of California and Utah and at the United States Patent and Trademark
Office between 3M’s newly acquired Ivera Medical Corp. and Catheter
Connections Inc. The settlement relates to disinfecting port protector
intellectual property, including Catheter Connections’ DualCap System™
products and 3M™ Curos™more...