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  • 10/4/17 11:00 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M, the global innovation company long recognized for diversified technology and collaboration, announced the opening of a new 3M Design Center in Japan, a hub to accelerate the growth of design across the global enterprise. Aligned with 3M Design’s mission around collaborative creativity, the new studio will house a growing team of designers with diverse professional backgrounds, design capabilities and customer experience. “more...
  • 10/4/17 3:30 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Scott Safety from Johnson Controls for a total enterprise value of $2.0 billion. Scott Safety is a premier manufacturer of innovative products, including self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) systems, gas and flame detection instruments, and other safety devices that complement 3M’s personal safety portfolio. 3M’s Personal Safety Division provides respiratory, hearing, andmore...
  • 10/3/17 6:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed the sale of its electronic monitoring business to funds advised by Apax Partners, a global private equity advisory firm, for approximately $200 million, net of cash sold and closing adjustments. The electronic monitoring business is a provider of electronic monitoring technologies, serving hundreds of correctional and law enforcement agencies around the world. Annual sales of the business aremore...
  • 10/2/17 8:45 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that Paul Keel is appointed to the position of senior vice president, Business Development and Marketing-Sales, and Jon Lindekugel is appointed to the position of senior vice president, Supply Chain. These leadership appointments are effective Oct. 1, 2017. Paul and Jon will continue to report to H.C. Shin, vice chair and executive vice president. “Both Paul and Jon are proven leaders with strong track records ofmore...
  • 9/22/17 12:00 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and 3M Innovative Properties Co. filed a lawsuit today in the Western District of Wisconsin against China-based Thunder Finish Co. Ltd. alleging infringement of patent and trademark rights related to 3M’s PPS™ technology used in the automotive collision repair industry. The suit alleges certain Thunder Finish after-market spray gun paint cup products, which are made in China and sold in the U.S., infringe 3M patent rights directed tomore...
  • 9/22/17 10:00 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the wake of an unprecedented level of natural disasters, 3M is establishing a Global Relief Fund to strategically support communities currently affected, and to position funds for future relief efforts. The addition of this investment will bring 3M’s total support for disaster relief to more than $3.5 million in cash and product donations this fall. Earlier this month, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit areas with 3M operations in Texasmore...
  • 9/21/17 7:51 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Company (“3M”) (NYSE: MMM) today announced its public offering of notes and the commencement of tender offers to purchase for cash up to $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 6⅜% Debentures due 2028 and 5.70% Notes due 2037. Debt Offering 3M has announced its public offering of three series of notes. The term, aggregate principal amount, interest rate and other terms of each series of the notes will bemore...
  • 9/7/17 11:26 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M continues to lead the way in sustainability – recognizing that along with being good for the planet, sustainable practices are good for business. In recognition of the company’s focus on sustainability, 3M has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). This marks the 18th consecutive year 3M has been recognized for its sustainability efforts both in the U.S. and globally – making it one of amore...
  • 9/5/17 2:15 pm CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today announced the following investor events: Morgan Stanley 5 th Annual Laguna Conference in Laguna Beach, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Nick Gangestad, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at 9:55 a.m. PDT. Third-quarter 2017 earnings conference call on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at 8 a.m. CDT. The earnings call can be accessed at (800) 762-2596more...
  • 8/23/17 7:30 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When you have a disability, bringing your full self to work can take an extra dose of courage – but not if your employer puts the support in place to help you thrive. Take Darcie Rossborough, a 3M lean agile continuous delivery manager who also happens to have a hearing disability. “I’m comfortable sharing that part of me at work, and I think that’s due to the culture of 3M,” Rossborough says. “I don’t feel like I have to hide it ormore...