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  • 5/27/14 7:08 am CDT

    Scotch-Brite lança programa pioneiro de reciclagem de esponjas domésticas e convida os consumidores a reciclar e, de quebra, reverter o ato em doação para organizações sociais

    Lixo orgânico, papel, plástico, vidro, metal... A lista de itens que podem ser reciclados ganhou mais um elemento: as esponjas de limpeza para uso doméstico. Pensando na quantidade de esponjas que são descartadas anualmente no lixo, a Scotch-Brite se juntou à TerraCycle para criar, pela primeira vez no mundo, um sistema de coleta e reciclagem das esponjas – de todas as marcas do mercado e suas respectivas embalagens plásticas para transformá-lasmore...
  • 5/21/14 10:01 am CDT
    May 2014Skillpoint Alliance has been approved for $25,000 for STEM Pathway in Robotics, encouraging youth interest in science and technology through mentor-led robotics programs. BookSpring will receive $13,000 to help fund Reading is Fundamental and Book Club at Wooten Elementary. These programs promote early literacy development by supplying “forever books” to children and encouraging their parents to read with them at home. 3M employees also volunteer by reading to the children andmore...
  • 5/19/14 7:07 am CDT

    3M Petrifilm Salmonella Express System is adopted as an official method by AOAC INTERNATIONAL

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Food Safety announced today that its 3M™ Petrifilm™ Salmonella Express System has been validated through AOAC INTERNATIONAL as a First Action Official Method of Analysis (OMA method number 2014.01) for the detection of Salmonella in raw ground beef, cooked breaded chicken nuggets, raw ground chicken, raw ground pork, pasteurized liquid whole egg, fresh shrimp, fresh spinach, dry pet food and stainless steel. A complete review of the studymore...
  • 5/15/14 8:34 am CDT
    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems and TriZetto Corporation have signed a strategic agreement to provide optional integration of 3M grouping, edit, compliance and pay-for-outcomes logic into TriZetto’s industry leading NetworX Pricer® and NetworX Modeler® solutions. When integrated, 3M software promotes timely compliance with federal and state government payment regulations and enables TriZetto’s clients to implement programs that identify avoidablemore...
  • 5/14/14 9:28 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Michael F. Roman has been appointed executive vice president of 3M’s Industrial Business Group, effective immediately. He replaces Brad T. Sauer, who retires June 1. Roman is currently senior vice president, Business Development. “Mike is uniquely qualified to lead 3M’s largest business group,” said Inge Thulin, 3M Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “His deep understanding of 3M’s corporate strategy and portfolio, combinedmore...
  • 5/13/14 3:10 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of 3M (NYSE:MMM) today declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of 85.5 cents per share for the second quarter of 2014, payable June 12, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 23, 2014. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders without interruption for more than 97 years. As of Mar. 31, 2014, 3M had 654,278,447 common shares outstanding and 90,628 shareholders of recordmore...
  • 5/13/14 2:35 pm CDT

    Post-it Brand Sponsors Startup Weekend to Bring Collaborative Tools to Entrepreneurs Across the Country

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To help accelerate ideas into reality, the Post-it® Brand from 3M is sponsoring Startup Weekend, a program through the non-profit UP Global that helps entrepreneurs launch their businesses in one weekend. As part of this sponsorship, Post-it Brand will provide products to approximately 300 Startup Weekend events throughout the United States. Through this partnership, the Post-it Brand will play a vital role in the idea-building and sharingmore...
  • 5/13/14 1:10 pm CDT
    AUSTIN, Texas & ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To help accelerate ideas into reality, the Post-it® Brand from 3M is sponsoring Startup Weekend, a program through the non-profit UP Global that helps entrepreneurs launch their businesses in one weekend. As part of this sponsorship, Post-it Brand will provide products to approximately 300 Startup Weekend events throughout the United States. Through this partnership, the Post-it Brand will play a vital role in the idea-building and sharingmore...
  • 5/7/14 7:58 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M reached an innovation milestone today with the issuance of 52 patents, moving the company’s total number of patents past the 100,000 mark. “We celebrate this important milestone, and honor all of the scientists whose inventions have contributed to the success of 3M and the products it brings to companies, homes, and people,” said Fred Palensky, 3M executive vice president and chief technology officer. “Our unwaveringmore...
  • 5/7/14 3:22 pm CDT


    SafePlace received $15,000 to support the Expect Respect program which engages youth, parents, schools and communities in building healthy teen relationships and preventing dating abuse.A grant of $10,000 to Girl Scouts of Central Texas will fund community-based programming, making scouting available to high-needs girls in our community.Huston-Tillotson University will use $10,000 to help fund the Austin Pre-Freshman Engineering Program (AusPrEP).  The nationally recognized program,more...