2/1/17 11:19 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As our aging population grows, nurses are continuing to see more
instances of tough-to-manage skin breakdown due to incontinence. Skin
damage associated with urine and/or fecal exposure, otherwise known as
incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD), is a resource-intensive
condition that can be very painful for patients. To help combat this
debilitating problem, 3M introduces its revolutionary 3M™ Cavilon™
Advanced Skin Protectant, a highmore...
1/31/17 11:00 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M is being recognized with the prestigious 2017 Catalyst Award, which
honors companies for their proven approach to expand opportunities for
women and business. 3M’s “I’m in. Accelerating Women’s Leadership,” is a
global initiative that focuses on the advancement of women, and is an
important component of a diversity and inclusion strategy that
positively impacts the company worldwide.
“Diversity is a competitive weapon for 3M as itmore...
1/24/17 1:36 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Four out of five mobile workers say they’ve caught someone looking over
their shoulder at their laptop screen in a public space.1
This low-tech threat, known as visual hacking, is a growing concern as
more workers are accessing confidential company information outside of
the office in public spaces.
To help address visual hacking, 3M today announced its commitment to
Data Privacy Day. This international effort is held annually onmore...
1/24/17 6:30 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2016
“The fourth quarter capped a successful year for our enterprise, as we
posted double-digit growth in earnings-per-share, expanded margins and
delivered robust cash flow,” said Inge G. Thulin, 3M’s chairman,
president and chief executive officer. “We also made incremental
investments to accelerate growth in core platforms, while returning
1/19/17 12:33 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn. & MADRID--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Commercial Court of Barcelona, Spain, has ordered a
preliminary injunction against BossAuto Innova S.A. ("BossAuto") for
infringement of the Spanish portion of 3M's European patent EP 0,954,381
B2. This patent relates to 3M’s PPS™ technology that enables the
efficient mixing and spraying of coatings for automotive collision
The court order prohibits the import and/or manufacture, export,
1/18/17 4:15 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M issued the following statement from Inge G. Thulin, 3M chairman,
president and chief executive officer, on the passing of Livio D. “Desi”
DeSimone, former 3M chairman and chief executive officer, on Jan. 17,
“Desi was a bold leader who courageously guided 3M through the turbulent
economic decade of the 1990s. During his tenure as chairman and CEO, he
strengthened 3M’s portfolio through his actions including the spinoff ofmore...
1/16/17 8:24 am CST
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PELTOR™
Sport is showcasing its latest innovations, including new tactical
hearing protectors, at The National Shooting Sports Foundation’s
Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show®) in Las Vegas
beginning January 17.
Available in early 2017, the PELTOR Sport Tactical 300 and PELTOR Sport
Tactical 500 Electronic Hearing Protectors feature new proprietary 3M
SMART technology that automatically adjusts to yourmore...
1/9/17 4:55 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
Fourth-quarter 2016 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Jan.
24, 2017, at 8 a.m. CST. The earnings call can be accessed at (800)
762-2596 within the U.S. or +1 (212) 231-2916 outside the U.S.
Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami Beach, Fla., on
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Inge G. Thulin, chairman, president and
chief executive officermore...
1/3/17 1:00 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed the sale of its safety
prescription eyewear business to HOYA Vision Care, a global leader in
the eyeglass lens industry.
The safety prescription eyewear business provides a comprehensive line
of frames, prescription lenses, and premium coating options in a
custom-made solution. The business has annual global sales of
approximately $45 million.
The safety prescription eyewearmore...
12/16/16 10:02 am CST
3M is leading the way in creating an inclusive and diverse culture that empowers everyone to achieve their best. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation recognized 3M’s efforts by awarding the company a 100 percent score on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index. This marks the 3M’s sixth consecutive perfect score. “Fostering an environment that enables both respect and success for all employees is vital to our business success,” said Marlene McGrath, senior vice president, Humanmore...