9/3/15 6:15 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Food Safety announced today that its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2
– Listeria monocytogenes has been approved by the AOAC® Performance
Tested MethodsSM program (Certification 081501).
The approval certifies that the next generation test kit is now
equivalent or better than standard reference methods.
Achieving AOAC PTM status required a rigorous, independent laboratory
examination of 3M’s unique molecular test method’s ability tomore...
9/2/15 7:01 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health care providers must protect sensitive data even as changing
practices demand that it be more mobile and easily accessible. In
response, the Visual
Privacy Advisory Council (VPAC), a 3M-sponsored group of data
privacy and security thought leaders dedicated to raising awareness on
the issue of visual hacking, has selected health care security and
privacy expert Kate Borten as its newest member.
8/26/15 11:32 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today introduced an improved standard for insulating
high-temperature, liquid-filled distribution transformers. New Liquid-Filled
Transformer Insulation (LFT insulation) from 3M is designed to offer
excellent thermal stability, low moisture absorption, high thermal
conductivity, and long-term reliability.
The need for new materials that can improve transformer performance
comes as global efficiency requirements have increased.more...
8/26/15 8:16 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the assets
and liabilities associated with Polypore’s Separations Media business
from Polypore International Inc. for a purchase price of $1.0 billion.
Polypore’s Separations Media business is a leading provider of membranes
and modules for blood treatments, ultrafiltration and gas transfer in
the life science, electronic, industrial, and specialty segments. 3M is
a leader inmore...
8/21/15 3:03 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
Morgan Stanley 3rd Annual Laguna Conference in Laguna Beach,
Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. Nick Gangestad, senior vice
president and chief financial officer, will speak at 2:30 p.m. PDT.
Third-quarter 2015 earnings conference call on Thursday, Oct.
22, 2015, at 8 a.m. CDT. The live webcast, press release and
8/19/15 9:40 am CDT
SOMERSET, N.J. & ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Catalent Pharma Solutions and 3M Purification Inc., recently
investigated a novel purification approach that significantly increased
the performance of the mAb purification process by enhancing the
efficiency of the Protein A column. The process resulted in a
substantially pharmaceutically pure product immediately after Protein A
The global monoclonal antibody (mAb) market exceeded 80 Billion USD in
2013, and ismore...
8/19/15 8:05 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, the global innovation company long recognized for diversified
technology and collaboration, today announces the development of the 3M
Design Center, an incubator for progressive ideation and the
creative heartbeat at 3M. Underscoring the 3M Design mission that
revolves around collaborative creativity, the new facility will be the
central hub for design professionals with multi-disciplinary expertise,
driving competitive advantage, customermore...
8/10/15 4:44 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 $1.025 per share for the third quarter of
2015, payable Sept. 12, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on Aug. 21, 2015. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders
without interruption for 99 years.
As of June 30, 2015, 3M had 624,745,409 common shares outstanding and
86,134 shareholders of record.
8/10/15 7:30 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE:MMM) announced today that David B. Dillon, retired chairman and
chief executive officer of The Kroger Co., has been elected to 3M’s
Board of Directors, effective Aug. 9, 2015.
Dillon’s strategic leadership in the consumer products business includes
serving as Kroger’s Chief Executive Officer from 2003 through 2013, and
Chairman of the Board from 2004 to 2014. Prior to that, he held a
variety of executive positions includingmore...
8/4/15 7:35 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The academic pillars of Science, Technology, Engineering and
Mathematics, which are referred to as STEM, infiltrate every aspect of
our lives and reflect a whole new way of living — from TVs to GPS
systems and smartphones. Today, Post-it Brand from 3M revealed
results from a survey1 commissioned by the brand that sheds
light on the value of STEM education in the United States, thus
furthering the conversation around the need for studentmore...