Ford and 3M have developed a newly designed powered air-purifying respirator that is now being shipped to health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, 3M announced Wednesday.
Minnesota based-company 3M will be donating $20 million to help support response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
HealthPartners says it has developed a way to disinfect N95 masks so they can be reused by healthcare professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota-based 3M says it has filed another price gauging lawsuit in federal court, this time targeting an Orlando-based defendant that tried to sell tens of millions of 3M N95 respirators at “grossly inflated” prices to the Strategic National Stockpile.
3M has filed a lawsuit against a New Jersey-based company, alleging that the company attempted to sell N95 respirator masks for overpriced rates amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The federal government and Minnesota-based 3M have reached an agreement for the company to dimport 166.5 million masks for health care workers over the next few months.
Minnesota-based 3M responded Friday to the Trump Administration’s request the company stop selling its N95 respirators to other countries, saying that doing so would have “significant humanitarian implications.”
3M is looking to double its current production of N95 respirators again to output 2 billion masks globally within the next 12 months, according to an update from 3M Chairman and CEO Mike Roman.
Maplewood, Minnesota-based 3M says it has ramped up its production of respirators to 35 million per month in the United States, 90 percent of which are designated for healthcare workers.
Vice President Mike Pence toured the 3M Innovation Center on Thursday, thanking company executives for increasing production of face masks as he outlined plans to prepare the U.S. for more cases of the coronavirus.
Minnesota-based company 3M is ramping up its production of medical masks as the response to the novel coronavirus outbreak has increased demand.
Minnesota-based 3M announced Tuesday it is eliminating approximately 1,500 jobs in what the company says is the next step in its “transformation journey.”
A Duluth woman is trying to stop others from being injured or killed from huffing after she was left paralyzed from a crash in which the impaired driver had inhaled an aerosol keyboard cleaner.
Officials with the 3M Open announced on Wednesday which organizations will share in a $1.5 million donations from the golf tournament.
With Congress back in session, a House panel questioned an executive at Maplewood-based 3M and former Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Tuesday.
East metro residents are learning more about 3M’s $850 million settlement after the company improperly disposed chemicals several years ago.
The state and 3M reached a settlement, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced Tuesday.
3M CEO Inge Thulin has announced his resignation from President Donald Trump’s manufacturing council. Thulin is the seventh business executive or labor leader to quit Trump’s council in the wake of the president’s blame on “both sides” for the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.