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  • 2/4/16 10:36 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Company and 3M United Kingdom PLC today announced that the States of Guernsey dismissed its claims against 3M Company and 3M United Kingdom PLC, with prejudice. A trial, which pertained to the purchase, use and disposal of 3M Light Water Brand Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) by Guernsey Airport, began on Jan. 18, 2016, in the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, Commercial Court, London. The States of Guernsey also agreed to make amore...
  • 2/3/16 8:35 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Year after year, “organization” appears on countless New Years resolution lists, particularly at the office and in professional settings, as individuals strive to start the year with increased productivity and workplace efficiency. Today, Post-it Brand from 3M revealed results from a study1 commissioned to gather data surrounding office organization, access to office supplies and how these elements affect office workers in their day to daymore...
  • 2/2/16 3:30 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that, following an in-depth exploration of strategic alternatives for its Health Information Systems business, the Company has made the decision to retain and further invest in this business. This decision follows the Company’s announcement in September 2015 that it would explore strategic alternatives for 3M Health Information Systems, which included spinning-off, selling, or retaining the business. 3M Healthmore...
  • 2/2/16 3:15 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 $1.11 per share for the first quarter of 2016, an 8 percent increase over the quarterly dividend paid in 2015. The dividend is payable March 12, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 12, 2016. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 99 years. The board also authorized themore...
  • 2/2/16 7:01 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When enjoying a sunny day at home or at the office, the last thing anyone wants to worry about is cooling costs or the potential effects of UV exposure. However, once your air conditioning bill arrives in the mail or your upholstery fades beyond recognition, the damage has already occurred, affecting your wallet and your design aesthetic. Recognizing the need to protect the people and items that matter most, 50 years ago, 3M designed a Windowmore...
  • 2/1/16 4:20 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) announced today that Gregory R. Page, executive director of Cargill Inc., and Patricia A. Woertz, retired chairman of the board and chief executive officer, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, have been elected to its board of directors, as of Feb. 1, and Feb. 2, 2016, respectively. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Mr. Page and Ms. Woertz to our board,” said Inge Thulin, 3M chairman, president and chief executivemore...
  • 2/1/16 3:47 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it has completed the sale of the assets of its Pressurized Polyurethane Foam Adhesives business (formerly known as Polyfoam) to Innovative Chemical Products Group (ICP Group), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity. The Pressurized Polyurethane Foam Adhesives business provides pressurized polyurethane foam adhesive formulations and systems for the residential roofing, commercial roofing and insulation andmore...
  • 1/27/16 9:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M’s Personal Safety Division and 3M’s Capital Safety business, two of the industry’s leaders in personal protective equipment and fall protection products, will be joining forces to showcase their latest safety products and innovations at World of Concrete 2016, Tuesday, Feb. 2, to Friday, Feb. 5, in booth #O30232, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 3M acquired Capital Safety in August 2015, and the acquisition now enables 3M to providemore...
  • 1/26/16 6:30 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results. “The fourth quarter capped off a year of disciplined execution from our global team with solid margin and cash flow performance,” said Inge G. Thulin, 3M’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Throughout 2015 we controlled the controllable, while investing in the business and also returning significant cash to shareholders. “2015more...
  • 1/20/16 8:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell to Innovative Chemical Products Group (ICP Group), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, the assets of 3M’s Pressurized Polyurethane Foam Adhesives business (formerly known as Polyfoam), which is part of 3M’s Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 3M’s Pressurized Polyurethane Foam Adhesives business is a provider ofmore...