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News Manufacturing General
November 10, 2020  

COVID may have reversed decline in Canadian trust in scientists: survey

50% of Canadians are more willing to advocate for science due to the pandemic.

News Manufacturing General
August 21, 2020  

Trudeau, Ford to unveil deal to produce N95 masks at 3M plant

Brockville plant to increase capacity to produce up to 100 million medical-grade N95 masks a year.

News Manufacturing General
July 17, 2020  

3M files lawsuits for price gouging of N95 masks

Courts have issued six temporary restraining orders and four preliminary injunctions so far.

News Manufacturing General
April 22, 2020  

3M files lawsuit against firm accused of price gouging on N95 masks

Notice of application alleges company claimed a phoney affiliation with 3M and continued to market masks on different Shopify-based sites after receiving a complaint.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 7, 2020  

3M makes deal with White House, Canada to get N95 masks

Trudeau calls out the US for incomplete or failed deliveries of COVID-19 countermeasures.

News General
April 6, 2020  

NL Premier takes aim at Trump over medical supplies

Reminded the president how the province helped thousands of stranded airline passengers after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
January 30, 2020  

Federal grand jury subpoenas 3M over chemical discharges

Company was accused last year of releasing chemicals from its factory in Decatur into the Tennessee River without disclosing its actions.

News Manufacturing General
January 29, 2020  

In grinding manufacturing slump, 3M cuts another 1,500 jobs

The latest round equates to about 1.5% of 3M’s global workforce.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
May 30, 2019  

New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies

PFAS used in coatings meant to protect consumer goods have potential links a range of illnesses.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations Sustainability
January 23, 2019  

Save the planet: Build an effective energy management plan

It’s good for business, the environment and the community.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
February 21, 2018  

3M to pay $850 million to settle suit over chemical disposal

Company says it was acting legally at the time, will pay the fine in15 days, no admission of liability.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
February 20, 2018  

Minnesota’s $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to trial

Wide-reaching implications if the state succeeds, in part because 3M and other companies legally dumped the chemicals for years.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 22, 2017  

Lawsuit alleges 3M contamination led to more cancer, infertility

Company believes PFCs present no harm at the levels they are observed in Minnesota.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 15, 2017  

High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid off struggle

Factories will need to fill 2 million jobs over the next decade, but many workers are facing an in-demand skills deficit.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
October 23, 2015  

3M to cut 1,500 jobs as revenues fall shorts

Blames the stronger US dollar for cutting into sales.