5/25/16 9:12 am CDT
It’s hard not to love a good Whodunit game. And when you add a little science to a good mystery problem, you have a recipe for a popular teen texting game. 3M teamed up with DoSomething.org to create Science Sleuth, a text messaging game to engage young people, especially teen girls, in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The game encourages students to solve a mystery at a school using STEM skills, showing students how these skills can be applied to everydaymore...
5/24/16 9:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today 3M, a world leader in infection prevention, announced the
publication of a robust
research compendium highlighting the safety and effectiveness of the
3M™ Bair Hugger™ patient warming system. The most comprehensive
compilation of more than 200 studies across a wide range of surgeries –
including hip, knee, cardiac and abdominal procedures – the compendium
reinforces the sheer volume of extensive research and history of the
5/20/16 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Practice Greenhealth, a leader in promoting environmental stewardship,
has again presented a “Champion for Change” Award to 3M Health Care for
the company’s success in greening its operations and for helping
customers improve their environmental footprint.
“We are thrilled to be recognized a second time with this prestigious
award for sustainability,” said Ann Meitz, Sustainability Director, 3M
Health Care Business Group. “At 3M we workmore...
5/18/16 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ceradyne, Inc., a 3M company, has been awarded a $92.7 million
body-armor contract by Defense Logistics Agency for delivery of 177,000
pieces. The plates are designed to meet stringent performance
requirements outlined by the U.S. Department of Defense. Production and
deliveries are expected to begin in 2016.
Worn by U.S. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, the lightweight
enhanced small arms protective inserts (ESAPI) are insertedmore...
5/18/16 8:00 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The new home of the Minnesota Vikings, U.S. Bank Stadium, will become
the first sports facility in the United States with a transparent roof,
permitting outdoor light without weather restrictions. Utilizing
material from the franchise’s Official
Science Partner, 3M, the venue will be covered by high-performance
film, extruded from 3M Dyneon Fluoroplastic ETFE
(ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene). The product, which lets light in, is
5/17/16 7:05 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M’s science and technology will help propel the Minnesota Vikings
forward over the next decade. Today, two iconic brands announced the
expansion of their relationship as 3M becomes the Official Science
Partner of the Minnesota Vikings team.
“3M is a company that is synonymous with science and innovation in the
minds of millions of people around the world,” said Vikings
Owner/President Mark Wilf. “We are thrilled to work with amore...
5/13/16 2:00 pm CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Personal Safety Division announces that StrongArm® Technologies
ErgoSkeleton™ personal performance equipment will now be available for
purchase through 3M’s distribution channels within the United States.
StrongArm’s ErgoSkeleton line includes the V22 ErgoSkeleton™ and the FLx
ErgoSkeleton™, designed to help protect industrial workers from back
injuries, referred to by StrongArm as “Industrial Athletes.” Both
5/13/16 11:14 am CDT
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When it’s time to change the water filter in your local coffee shop’s
espresso machine, service technicians have traditionally relied on
estimating usage rather than having precise, exact information. That’s
about to change because 3M has created the 3M™ ScaleGard™ Blend Series
of Products, providing a solution that helps ensure a seamless operation
of expensive equipment by intelligently calculating water filter usage
to provide Recipe Qualitymore...
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...