5/11/16 8:35 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. With no substitute
for human blood, those in need rely on the giving nature of invaluable
donors who help save lives every day. Nexcare Bandages, in
partnership with the American Red Cross and America’s Blood
Centers, proudly announces the eighth annual Nexcare Give
Program to spread awareness about the importance of blood donation
and encourage people to get involved.
5/10/16 3:47 pm CDT
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 second quarter of
2016, payable June 12, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of
business on May 20, 2016. 3M has paid dividends to its shareholders
without interruption for more than 99 years.
As of March 31, 2016, 3M had 606,514,530 common shares outstanding and
83,896 shareholders of record.more...
5/10/16 2:04 pm CDT
AUSTIN, Texas & ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Chairman, President and CEO Inge G. Thulin today highlighted 3M’s
solid 2015 performance while focusing on the company’s execution of the
3M Playbook to deliver efficient growth. Thulin addressed 3M’s 2016
Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Austin, Texas.
“We continue to execute well and invest in our businesses to create even
greater value for our customers and our shareholders,” Thulin said. “I
continue to be pleased with our team’smore...
5/2/16 9:34 am CDT
Food processing facilities need to be fastidious about the cleanliness of their operations, and 3M innovation helps contribute toward businesses’ sanitary practices. 3M™ Condensation Management Film was voted as a prestigious Gold winner of the 2016 Edison Award within the Applied Technology category for Food Manufacturing Process. 3M Condensation Management Film is adhered to surfaces in cooled food processing facilities to help reduce the labor associated with removing condensationmore...
4/27/16 1:21 pm CDT
3M Food Safety announced Wednesday that its 3M™ Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Salmonella has been approved for Official Method of AnalysisSM by AOAC INTERNATIONAL (OMA method number 2016.01). The validation certifies that the test kit is equivalent or better than standard reference methods for the detection of Salmonella in a broad range of foods and food processing environmental surfaces. The Official Methods of Analysis, AOAC INTERNATIONAL’s premier, internationally recognized program formore...
4/26/16 6:30 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M (NYSE: MMM) today reported first-quarter earnings of $2.05 per share,
an increase of 10.8 percent versus the first quarter of 2015. Sales
declined 2.2 percent year-on-year to $7.4 billion. Organic
local-currency sales declined 0.8 percent while acquisitions, net of
divestitures, added 1.6 percent to sales. Foreign currency translation
reduced sales by 3.0 percent year-on-year.
Operating income was $1.8 billion and operating incomemore...
4/25/16 7:18 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To celebrate 20 years of providing damage-free organizing and decorating
Brand from 3M has partnered with pop culture icon and “U Can’t Touch
This” musician MC Hammer to help launch the brand’s new Do. No Harm.
integrated marketing campaign. For the brand’s first celebrity
partnership, Command Brand chose the one and only “Hammer” that hates
nails to empower consumers to put away the toolbox and hang fearlessly
4/19/16 12:25 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research shows that an estimated 334 million people have asthma
worldwide, and 65 million people have moderate to severe COPD - a number
that is expected to rise 24 percent by the year 2034 to make COPD the
world’s third leading cause of death.(1,2,3) As cases
increase, driven by the aging population, hospitals and care providers
continue to see low levels of adherence and poor and inconsistent
competence using current treatment devices. Thismore...
4/18/16 7:04 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Food Safety announced today the availability of software enhancements
to its 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plate Reader, a popular peripheral device that
serves as an automated alternative to the more time-consuming task of
manually counting and documenting colonies of bacteria on 3M™ Petrifilm™
Plates indicator tests. The new 3M Petrifilm Plate Reader software
version 4.0 now automates the imaging, interpretation and data mapping
of the 3M™ Petrifilm™more...
4/13/16 7:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global demand for commercially sterile beverages is growing more than 9
percent annually, according to a market research report by Reportlinker,
fueled by supply chain cost benefits and consumer demand for more
convenient beverages that retain both flavor and nutrients. With the
growing trends around these beverages, 3M announced today the launch of
the 3M™ Microbial Luminescence System UHT Beverage Screen Kit, a new
rapid test for Ultra Highmore...