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  • 4/15/15 5:31 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: First-quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 8 a.m. CDT. The live webcast, press release and supporting slide presentation will be available on 3M’s Investor Relations website at http://investor.3M.com. The earnings call may also be accessed at (800) 762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.Smore...
  • 4/15/15 1:44 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Library Systems announced that it will expand its 3M Cloud Library Digital Lending System to libraries in the U.K. and Australia. Patrons in these countries will benefit from 3M’s entry into the market as it boosts public libraries’ options to meet the increasing demand for digital content. 3M Cloud Library has been an industry leader in advancing technology in the eLending market and is currently available in over 1,000 librariesmore...
  • 4/13/15 8:15 am CDT
    SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To help healthcare systems improve the accuracy of patient data and address growing compliance concerns with electronic health record (EHR) documentation, 3M today introduced new physician workflow technology that transforms the documentation process for physicians. With computer-assisted physician documentation guidance, automated clinical documentation improvement (CDI) queries, and a sophisticated “copy-paste” analysis tool, the new 3Mmore...
  • 3/25/15 3:36 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Co. and 3M Innovative Properties Co. filed a patent infringement lawsuit in federal district court in Minnesota today against Danville Materials Inc. The suit alleges that Danville’s sales of ZNanoTM universal nanocomposite materials infringe 3M’s patent rights directed to nanofiller technology used in 3MTM ESPETM FiltekTM Supreme universal restoratives. 3M’s patented nanofiller technology enables high aesthetic quality,more...
  • 3/20/15 12:34 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has set its sights on expanding in the West Region of China. Inge Thulin, 3M’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, debuted plans last week for the new West Region Technical Center in Chengdu, one of the largest growing cities for technology and innovation in western China. “We will double down on our investment in Chengdu. Our new technical center will strengthen our relationship with local customers and allowmore...
  • 3/17/15 2:28 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to living a healthier life. Whether that’s eating more vegetables, drinking more water or tracking the number of steps walked each day, people will go that extra mile to keep themselves and their families healthy. However, a recent survey1 commissioned by Filtrete Brand from 3M revealed that while indoor air pollutants are ranked among the top five environmental risks tomore...
  • 3/13/15 11:50 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Ivera Medical Corp., a manufacturer of health care products that disinfect and protect devices used for access into a patient’s bloodstream. The business is now a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M and a part of its Critical & Chronic Care Solutions Division. 3M’s vascular access products play an important role in helping to reduce complications for patients with I.V. cathetersmore...
  • 3/13/15 7:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M launched today a new corporate brand platform – 3M Science. Applied to Life.™ – that will emphasize how 3M’s science impacts the world around us. The new brand platform underscores the company’s business strategy through a creative articulation of 3M’s span across sectors. From 3M’s glass bubbles in your car; a Bluetooth-enabled stethoscope in your doctor’s office; micro-reflective sheeting that helps make roads safer; or brightness-enhancingmore...
  • 3/9/15 7:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the fast-paced world of global business, it takes more than a written compliance policy to keep a company doing business the right way. That is why Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, has named 3M as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company® for the second time. The designation recognizes 3M’s impact on the way business is conducted through its efforts of fostering amore...
  • 3/6/15 5:51 pm CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its ongoing program to license to the dental industry 3M's patented technology that enables the coloring of ceramic-based dental restorations, and to protect its technology against unlicensed users, 3M has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Düsseldorf, Germany against Dental Direkt GmbH located in Spenge, Germany. The lawsuit alleges infringement of 3M’s patent rights by Dental Direkt’s zirconia CAD/CAM blocks sold undermore...