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  • 9/30/03 7:36 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With several corporate initiatives gaining momentum, W. James McNerney, Jr., chairman of the board and chief executive officer, told investors today that 3M is poised for solid long-term growth. McNerney made the remarks at a meeting of institutional investors and financial analysts in St. Paul. "3M's growth capability has never been stronger," McNerney said. "We're pursuing multiple avenues for growth, including accelerated organicmore...
  • 9/26/03 9:01 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M has announced the creation of a Corporate Research Laboratory to energize its cutting-edge science and technology development, while also aligning a portion of its existing technology center resources to drive accelerated growth in the seven market-focused businesses. 3M said there will be no direct impact on overall research and development (R&D) staffing levels or on the company's more than $1 billion annual R&D and relatedmore...
  • 9/26/03 2:00 am CDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Global, Diversified Technology Company Every day, 3M people find new ways to make amazing things happen. Wherever they are, whatever they do, the company's customers know they can rely on 3M to help make their lives better. 3M's brands include icons such as Scotch, Post-it, Scotchgard, Thinsulate, Scotch-Brite, Filtrete, Dyneon and O-Cel-O. Serving customers in more than 200 countries around the world, the company's 70,000 people usemore...
  • 9/23/03 3:50 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M will provide a company update to a group of securities analysts and portfolio managers at a meeting in St. Paul, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. The live audio webcast, as well as slide materials used, will be available on 3M's Investor Relations home page at http://investor.3M.com. Times and details are as follows: Sept. 30, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Central Time:W. James McNerney, Jr., chairman of the board and CEOPatrick D. Campbell,more...
  • 9/22/03 10:57 am CDT
    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The first annual "Inspirations in Women's Health" contest announced the winner today during the first National Nurse Practitioner Week (Sept. 22-26, 2003). The "Inspirations" contest, sponsored by the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH) and 3M Pharmaceuticals, recognizes nurse practitioners (NPs) who go above and beyond their responsibilities to increase awareness about women's reproductive and sexual healthmore...
  • 9/18/03 2:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that its Vikuiti polarizing lens products for sunglasses are now available to all converters and manufacturers worldwide looking to reduce glare and block UVB/UVA with a scratch-resistant, lightweight and flexible lens. Vikuiti VP sunglass polarizing lens products deliver the look, feel and durability that manufacturers demand for their customers. The products, which previously were supplied exclusively, absorb glaremore...
  • 9/16/03 3:15 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a move reflecting the ever-evolving uses of the beloved Post-it Note, 3M introduces Post-it Super Sticky Notes. Utilizing a newly designed and patented adhesive system, Post-it Super Sticky Notes have the power to hold stronger and stay put longer than most sticky notes on a variety of surfaces. "3M recognizes that our Post-it Notes aren't used just for sticking to paper anymore," said Post-it Notes marketing director, David Cristmore...
  • 9/12/03 4:15 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that Inge Thulin, vice president, Europe and Middle East, has been appointed executive vice president, International Operations. Thulin succeeds Joseph Giordano, who has announced his retirement from 3M. "3M's international capabilities are second to none, and Inge Thulin is a strong leader who will help us sustain strong sales and profit growth outside the United States," said Jim McNerney, chairman of the board andmore...
  • 9/2/03 4:41 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When it comes to gift wrapping, do family and friends continually marvel at your imaginative handiwork? Are you able to turn even the oddest-shaped gift -- such as a telescope or swing set -- into an exquisite showpiece? Think you can "outwrap" the pros who work in department stores? If so, sharpen your scissors, unfurl your ribbon and pull out your handy tape dispenser. Now in its seventh year, the Scotch Brand Most Gifted Wrapper Contest,more...
  • 9/2/03 2:00 am CDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When levels of air pollution inside the home can be high. People can participate in this effort by prohibiting smoking in the home, changing their home's air filter and performing other simple tasks starting the week of September 23 -- the first day of fall. "The considerable health risks associated with common household pollutants and allergens may have been overlooked in the past by the general public," said Neil Schachter, M.D.,more...