12/15/16 7:00 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science-based company 3M announced the expansion of its U.S. parental
leave benefits starting January 1, 2017. These benefits now extend to
both biological and adoptive parents and increases the allotted time off
to 20 weeks, which includes 10 paid weeks. The expanded benefits are
part of 3M’s continuing commitment to support greater work-life balance
across the company.
“We want our people to know that they can thrive at work and atmore...
12/14/16 2:00 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has filed an infringement lawsuit in Düsseldorf, Germany, against
Dentsply DeTrey GmbH alleging that Dentsply’s Prime&Bond Active
Universal adhesive dispenser design infringes on 3M’s Registered EU
Community Design for the 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal adhesive flip-top
3M’s design protected flip-top dispenser allows for easy one-handed
opening and controlled dispensing of adhesive material used in the
12/13/16 5:00 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Speaking today at the company’s annual outlook meeting in New York City,
3M Chairman, President and CEO Inge Thulin will outline to the financial
community why 3M is well-positioned for success in 2017 and beyond.
Thulin will provide an update on the company’s execution of the 3M
playbook, and emphasize ongoing investments to drive efficient growth
and build strength-on-strength across the enterprise.
“Over the last several years wemore...
12/8/16 6:27 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into agreements to sell the
identity management business within its Traffic Safety and Security
Division, to Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, for $850
million, subject to closing and other adjustments.
3M’s identity management business is a leader in identity management
solutions providing biometric hardware and software that enable identity
verification and authentication, as well asmore...
12/8/16 10:18 am CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events:
3M 2017 Outlook Meeting in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, Dec. 13,
2016. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. EST and is scheduled to adjourn
at noon EST.
Fourth-quarter 2016 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Jan.
24, 2017, at 8 a.m. CST.
These events will be webcast live, and replays of each will be available
on 3M’s Investormore...
12/6/16 1:00 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its
safety prescription eyewear business to HOYA Vision Care, a global
leader in the eyeglass lens industry. The safety prescription eyewear
business is part of 3M’s Personal Safety Division, which is in the
Safety & Graphics Business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The business, with more than 90 years as an industry leader in safety
11/8/16 4:22 pm CST
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Speed, accuracy and clarity are three main ingredients to ensure a great
drive-thru experience. Skimp on one, and it’s a recipe for disaster. 3M
science is helping quick service restaurants tap the drive-thru’s full
potential with the all-new digital network-ready 3M™ Drive-Thru
Basestation G5. The new basestation features a smaller footprint, dual
lane capabilities in a single base, and a built-in greeter.
According to the NPD Groupmore...
11/8/16 4:08 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 fourth quarter of
2016, payable Dec. 12, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on Nov. 18, 2016. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders
without interruption for 100 years.
As of Sept. 30, 2016, 3M had 601,466,401 common shares outstanding and
82,468 shareholders of record.
11/7/16 7:00 am CST
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PACK EXPO, Booth N-4921 – Properly securing appliance parts and
electronic components is a critical part of the packaging process.
Manufacturers need the confidence that the equipment will move from the
plant to install without damage, including stains and residue from
adhesives. 3M’s new Scotch® Clean Removal Strapping Tape 8899HP offers a
long lasting hold with clean removal from a wide variety of surfaces.
“Customers were askingmore...
11/1/16 7:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Army has selected Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company, as the awardee
for two low-rate initial production (LRIP) contracts for next-generation
helmet systems and hard body armor inserts as part of the Integrated
Head Protection System (IHPS) and Vital Torso Protection (VTP) –
Enhanced Small Arms Protective Inserts (ESAPI) components of the Soldier
Protection System (SPS).
The Army designed the IHPS to give soldiers a lighter-weightmore...