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4 February 2014
3M is opening this year’s series of its popular ‘Safety Spotlight’ webinars with a brand new topic; ‘The 3M Paths to Respiratory Protection’.
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3 February 2014
3M will display its high performance scale reduction filter portfolio at Essential Café Live! (5 March 2014, Sandown Park).
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17 December 2013
More than 150 health and safety professionals from across the UK recently gathered in Manchester for the annual 3M Hearing Seminar.
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17 December 2013
The Scotchkote Manhole Repair Kit from 3M has won the ‘Best Innovation Award’ from The Society of British Water and Wastewater Industries (SBWWI).
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10 December 2013
3M employees climb BT Tower to fundraise for Action On Hearing Loss.
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9 December 2013
Theatre nurses, operating department practitioners, infection prevention and control nurses and senior healthcare managers came together at 3M’s head office to explore the challenges of reducing healthcare associated infections in perioperative practice.
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9 December 2013
3M has extended its expertise to a comprehensive range of power tools, which with the company’s range of abrasives and accessories, provide a complete solution for optimised performance.
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21 November 2013
The Great Britain Bobsleigh team is preparing for the Winter Olympics with 3M by testing abrasive technologies designed to help enhance its performance.
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20 November 2013
Welders can now feel even more comfortable whilst remaining fully protected as 3M has upgraded the Adflo Powered Air Respirator, making the whole system around 17 per cent lighter.
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14 November 2013
3M is hosting a free webinar on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) compatibility as part of its ‘safety spotlight’ series.
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8 November 2013
3M supplies graphic film for First Capital Connect Poppy Appeal wraps
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24 October 2013
3M today reported third-quarter earnings of $1.78 per share, an increase of 7.9 per cent versus the third quarter of 2012.
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24 October 2013
Protective ear defenders are a simple solution against the noise of fireworks.
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23 October 2013
Health and safety professionals invited to come together for a free seminar on the latest topics surrounding hearing protection in the workplace.
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21 October 2013
3M has changed the face of Ping Pong® to blue following an unusual request for coloured coated abrasive paper to cover the bats used in the World Championships.
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16 October 2013
3M has upgraded its Scotch-Brite Hand Pad Range to offer users a longer lasting material and an improved cut.
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15 October 2013
3M has sponsored a new educational resource called Sparticl (www.sparticl.org)
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3 October 2013
3M helped protect the lungs of youngsters in Northern Ireland taking part in a community graffiti project.
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3 October 2013
The launch of a new range of bonded abrasive cut-off wheels from 3M is set to revolutionise the metal processing industry.
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1 October 2013
The launch of an innovative ear defender solution from 3M can help to boost productivity in industrial workplaces by improving communication.
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16 September 2013
3M announces the launch of its innovative range of colour shift products, helping to produce dazzling effects at a fraction of the cost of authentic dichroic glass or coloured acrylic panels.
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19 September 2013
Collaborative effort to improve patient safety gains UK momentum.
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20 August 2013
3M has announced its first-time participation at 100% Design, the biggest design event of the year.
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15 August 2013
The Scotch brand from 3M has launched a new range of super glue variants, each tailored to meet different needs.
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5 August 2013
The new fun Scotch Magic Tape Dispenser Dog from 3M is the perfect way to brighten up your work space.
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23 July 2013
3M has announced the winner of the FESPA Wrap Cup Masters Series Grand Final 2013.
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10 July 2013
3M Unitek, the orthodontic business of global technology company 3M, has launched its game-changing APC™ Flash-Free Adhesive Coated Appliance System.
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10 July 2013
A patient-nominated award scheme has named 3M's Cavilon no sting barrier film the ‘Most Innovative Product’ for ostomy care.
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1 July 2013
Environmental initiatives carried out by 3M have been recognised with a Big Tick award from Business in the Community.
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25 June 2013
3M sponsors Wrap Cup Masters Series, provides high quality vinyl material with Union Jack design for patriotic MINI Countryman body wraps.
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30 April 2013
e92plus has announced a distribution agreement with 3M to distribute their range of Privacy Filters.
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9 April 2013
3M has announced the winners of its latest and biggest ‘Wrap and Win with NASCAR’ campaign.
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4 April 2013
University of Leeds, Iceotope and 3M named for innovative liquid cooled servers that cut cooling costs by up to 97 per cent.
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2 April 2013
Six new matte and satin finish colours have just been added to the Scotchprint Car Wrap Film Series 1080 from 3M.
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22 March 2013
Privacy filters and protection films on show at Infosecurity Europe provide instant on-screen security for mobile professionals.
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8 March 2013
The Command Brand from 3M has seven simple and easy ideas for you to refresh your home for the year ahead.
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30 January 2013
On show at Fibre to the Home Council Europe conference, 19-21 February2013, London.
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15 January 2013
An exciting new programme devised for schools across the Loughborough area challenges pupils to put their innovation to the test.
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2 January 2013
Roof coatings from 3M have been instrumental in the completion of a prestigious project at Silverstone, home of the British Formula 1 Grand Prix.
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19 December 2012
Multi-touch chassis displays up to 46-inch showcased at annual launch-pad for gaming innovation
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29 November 2012
3M films represent vital enabler for custom decorative concept, reducing start-up costs, speeding up turnaround time and unleashing creative opportunities.
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17 November 2012
Scotchkote Pipe Renewal Liner 2400 from 3M has achieved Water Supply Regulations approval.
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16 November 2012
Visit the 3M stand at the Gadget Show Live Christmas event for live demos, great competitions and give-aways, special promotions and more.
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12 November 2012
House dust mites are regularly undetected and are often the cause of severe and persistent allergic symptoms all year round.
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7 November 2012
A new Digital Medical Transcription software solution from 3M – available from BT in the UK - can save money for healthcare providers.
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29 October 2012
Visit the 3M stand at the Gadget Show Live Christmas event for live demos, great competitions and give-aways, special promotions and more.
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23 October 2012
3M chose No-Dig as the ideal venue to launch two new innovative products aimed at improving asset management in the utilities sector.
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4 October 2012
3M has staged a special exhibition of innovation to encourage more young people to study the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths.
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7 September 2012
Customers of 3M Graphic Films have a chance to win monthly prizes and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to NASCAR in Las Vegas.
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4 September 2012
3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the business of Federal Signal Technologies Group (FSTech) from Federal Signal Corp., for a purchase price of $110 million in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments.
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3 August 2012
Removable custom skin uses premium vinyl film material from 3M.
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2 August 2012
A Swiss Army Knife of a digital billboard.
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 3M Centre, Bracknell
30 July 2012
Leading specifiers and maintenance engineers from the UK water sector attended a 3M Innovation Day to discover more about the company’s latest developments for the sector.
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25 July 2012
3M will unveil two novel solutions to aid asset management in the utilities sector at No-Dig Live 2012.
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24 July 2012
Wind Repair Tape and Edge Sealer from 3M in use at one of the UK’s first commercial offshore wind farms.
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24 July 2012
3M provides the transportation sector with two new overlaminates designed to protect train graphics and surfaces from damage caused by vandalism and graffiti.
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10 July 2012
Brightest models in the range, super compact and ideal for group presentations.
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25 June 2012
Symposium at WoCoVa Congress addresses most promising strategies.
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21 June 2012
Acquisition expands 3M’s traffic solutions into adjacent electronic tolling industry.
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18 June 2012
The £3 million Globe Innovation Centre in Slaithwaite set to position the Colne Valley as the 'Silicon Valley' of Yorkshire.
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18 June 2012
A new dressing for treating wounds that produce high amounts of fluid has been launched by diversified technology company 3M.
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1 June 2012
3M will be showing its full new range of multi-touch desktop displays at Kiosk Europe Expo, Berlin.
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31 May 2012
Controltac Graphic Film IJ380 from 3M provides ideal medium enabling wrapping specialists to deliver high-quality results meeting international race team’s demanding schedule.
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25 May 2012
3M’s Food Safety business has launched a fast, accurate and easy-to-use pathogen detection system.
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2 May 2012
Cutting edge design and performance reduces costs for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) with potential to power Europe from locations like the Sahara desert.
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30 April 2012
Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive from 3M ESPE has been honoured with a prestigious 2012 Red Dot Design Award.
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18 April 2012
3M’s filter portfolio protects coffee brewers and espresso machines against scale build up.
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4 April 2012
Speed of application and minimal disruption to other work on-site are synonymous with the new Scotchkote Liquid Roofing System from 3M
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4 April 2012
On-the-go Mac users can rest assured that on screen information is kept private and that their displays are protected from scratches.
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 Martin Prodger, Signs Express Reading, with 3M mascot at NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race
3 April 2012
3M has announced the winners of its 3M Commercial Graphics Wrap and Win campaign with NASCAR.
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21 March 2012
3M has launched its latest edition of 3M Diamond Grade Vehicle Marking Film as a solution to the rising demand for a more flexible and continuous product for the use on curtain sided vehicles.
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20 March 2012
Short periods of extreme wintery weather can cause additional damage to the UK’s road systems and markings.
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20 March 2012
3M unveils its latest edition of permanent road marking tape from its Stamark product range.
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7 March 2012
3M launches a simple and comprehensive everyday labelling machine for electricians.
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29 February 2012
3M is extending its Ultrathon Insect Repellent range with the introduction of a new 100ml pump spray.
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30 January 2011
3M’s filter portfolio protects professional catering equipment from expensive scale build up caused by hard water, helping reduce product downtime and service costs.
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24 January 2011
Designers and architects can now choose from 54 patterns, available through local stock.
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12 January 2012
Pre-terminated MPO range for high density fibre connections helps conserve space in data centres while supporting high speeds.
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5 January 2012
3M has launched an online national survey to explore the careers guidance that British adults received at school.
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3 January 2012
Nurses and physicians with an interest in IV management can now keep their knowledge up to date by following a new Facebook page for 3M Tegaderm IV Solutions.
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19 December 2011
Wrapped by Signs Express, an eye-catching Audi A1 has been turning heads on UK roads and is now a competition prize raising money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
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19 December 2011
3M has given a boost to distributors, bodyshops and consumers with the launch of its new Headlamp Repair Kit.
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15 December 2011
3M has launched a unique abrasive products kit specifically designed for automotive panel shop applications.
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14 December 2011
A new silicone medical tape from diversified technology company 3M has been recognised as one of the 100 most innovative, high quality and revolutionary ideas of the year by Popular Science magazine.
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25 November 2011
3M’s portfolio of car repair and restoration products feature in the new series of the popular television programme, Wheeler Dealers.
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25 November 2011
3M has announced the commercial launch of its intelligent cabling solution in the UK and Ireland.
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24 November 2011
For the person in your life who has everything, the Ergonomic Wireless Optical Mouse from 3M might just surprise them.
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24 November 2011
Christmas is a magical time for the whole family and this year you can make it even more special with beautiful, effortlessly wrapped presents thanks to Scotch Pop-Up Tape from 3M.
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24 November 2011
Hunting for the perfect ‘Secret-Santa’ solution for stylish colleagues or the ideal stocking filler for the fashionista that has it all? Look no further than these unique Scotch and Post-it Brand gifts from 3M.
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23 November 2011
The best thing about home-made decorations is that they are budget friendly and with the new Scotch Restickables Tabs they are now easier than ever to create.
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23 November 2011
This Christmas the trend is all about creating a sophisticated look with gold, silver and white. The Command team of interior specialists have some fabulous hints and tips on how this can be easily be achieved.
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22 November 2011
A new mobile-enabled stethoscope system, developed by diversified technology company 3M, is advancing the teaching of auscultation
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16 November 2011
The Health Care division of diversified technology company 3M, has become one of the first businesses in the UK to be licensed to use a new ethical business logo.
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25 October 2011
3M today announced the hotly anticipated Camcorder Projector CP45, a mini mobile projector and digital camera unit.
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21 October 2011
3M is the exclusive sponsor for live Sunday night broadcasts of the NASCAR Sprint Cup racing on Premier Sports
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20 October 2011
Great Britain’s wheelchair basketball team can be assured of optimum reliability in the wheelchairs thanks to a novel solution from company 3M.
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19 October 2011
LifeASSURE PNA Filter Series from 3M combines advanced membrane technologies for improved filter performance and lower cost of ownership
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19 October 2011
3M has launched a new free online resource to give secondary school students a personal insight into the world of work
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1 October 2011
3Mwrapandwin.co.uk hosts monthly prize draws and chance to win ultimate prize of two tickets to a NASCAR race in Florida 2012
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30 September 2011
3M is supporting the world’s greatest international skills competition, WorldSkills London 2011, by providing participants with a range of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
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