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3M 1Q Net Flat On Soft Demand; Cuts 2013 Guidance

3M said Thursday its first-quarter profit barely rose as it faced weaker demand. It cut its profit guidance for the full year.

04/25/2013

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3M And Avery Dennison Resolve Patent Lawsuits

Office products makers 3M Co. and Avery Dennison Corp. said Friday that they have resolved patent infringement lawsuits filed against each other related to certain reflective sheeting products used on traffic signs, pavement markings and other traffic control products.

03/29/2013

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Good Question: Does The Rising Market Mean A Rising Economy?

It’s been more than five years since we’ve seen the Dow at such high levels, but most of us don’t feel like celebrating.

03/07/2013

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3M Says 4Q Net Rose 3.9 Percent

3M, which makes Post-it notes, industrial products, and construction materials, says its fourth-quarter net income rose 3.9 percent as growing profits in health care and consumer goods offset declines in other areas.

01/24/2013

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Good Question: Who Trims 3M’s Office Light Christmas Tree?

Children’s eyes aren’t the only thing all aglow this time of year. If you’ve driven Interstate 94 in the east metro between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, you’ve probably seen a pattern in the office windows of the 3M headquarters in Maplewood.

12/06/2012

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3M Cuts 2012 Guidance, Citing ‘Economic Realities’

3M Co. is reducing its profit expectations for this year because of what it calls “current economic realities.”

10/23/2012

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3M Buying Ceradyne For About $847 Million

Office products maker 3M is buying ceramic components maker Ceradyne for approximately $847 million in cash, saying it will complement existing businesses in the transportation, energy and defense sectors.

10/01/2012

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3M, Avery: We’ll Try To Address Antitrust Issues

Office products makers 3M Co. and Avery Dennison Corp. said they have not cancelled the agreement for 3M to acquire Avery Dennison’s office and consumer products operations and will work to address federal antitrust concerns and seal a deal.

09/05/2012

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3M, Avery: We’ll Try To Address Antitrust Issues

Office products makers 3M Co. and Avery Dennison Corp. said they have not cancelled the agreement for 3M to acquire Avery Dennison’s office and consumer products operations and will work to address federal antitrust concerns and seal a deal.

09/05/2012

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3M Abandons Acquisition Bid Under Justice Pressure

Office products giant 3M Co. has abandoned its plan to acquire its closest competitor in the sale of adhesive-backed labels and sticky notes, the Justice Department said Tuesday, attributing the move to a threatened civil antitrust lawsuit by the agency.

09/04/2012

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Langer Rallies To Win 3M Championship

Bernhard Langer rallied to win the 3M Championship for the second time in four years, shooting a 10-under 62 on Sunday to overcome a six-stroke deficit.

08/05/2012

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3M Develops 25-Year Light Bulb

Officials with 3M said Friday they’ve made a product that they call a game-changer.

08/03/2012

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3M Net Income Up In 2Q Despite Lower Sales

3M Co., the iconic maker of Post-Its and Scotch Tape, said Thursday it managed a slim increase in second-quarter earnings as cost-cutting offset a revenue shortfall.

07/26/2012

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3M Buys Tech Firm CodeRyte For Undisclosed Price

3M Co. said Tuesday that it has acquired CodeRyte Inc., a privately held technology firm that provides computer-assisted coding solutions for health care outpatient providers.

04/10/2012

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3M Gets $3 Million Investment To Make Efficient Fuel Cells For Cars

The Department of Energy announced Thursday it will make an investment of $3 million in Minnesota-based 3M Co., so as to help it develop cost-effective and efficient fuel cell systems.

03/29/2012

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3M Names Thulin To Replace Retiring Buckley As CEO

3M Co. is naming Inge Thulin its next president and chief executive officer. Inge is currently the company’s chief operating officer.

02/08/2012

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Study: PFCs Weakened Children’s Immune Systems

A major study involving PFCs could be making some people in the St. Paul suburbs feel a little nervous.

01/26/2012

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3M Posts Small Profit Increase In 4Q

3M Co. said Thursday its profit inched 3 percent higher in the fourth-quarter as growth in products for the home, office and automobiles offset declines in its high-tech products.

01/26/2012

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Met Council Joins Minn. Lawsuit Against 3M

The Metropolitan Council is joining the state of Minnesota in its lawsuit against 3M Co. seeking damages for alleged environmental consequences tied to its disposal of chemicals once used to make Scotchgard.

11/07/2011

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3M Lowers Year View On Slowing Growth

Americans put the brakes on purchases of LCD TVs and other electronics this summer, leaving manufacturers like 3M Co. — which relies on those expensive goods to drive its business — in the dark.

10/25/2011

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EEOC: 3M Settles Age Discrimination Complaint

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says technology giant 3M has agreed to pay $3 million to several hundred former employees who accused the company of age discrimination.

08/22/2011

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Senior, Huston Tied For Lead At 3M Championship

Peter Senior shot a bogey-free 67 and John Huston birdied No. 18 for a 68 on Saturday that left them tied for the lead at 12 under after the second round of the 3M Championship.

08/06/2011

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Local Companies Rise As Stock Market Plunges

Despite the downward trend in the stock market, there’s a couple Minnesota companies still managing to emerge as rising stars.

08/04/2011

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Rain Wets 3M Pro, Amateur Golf Tournament

The 3M Senior Golf Championship got off to a soggy, rainy start Monday at the TPC course in Blaine, but it didn’t stop the participants from having a good time and doing some networking.

08/01/2011

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Dow Chemical, 3M Hire New Vice President

The Dow Chemical Company said Monday that it has appointed a new chief of its Performance Products and Performance Systems Division.

08/01/2011

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