3M cutting another 2,900 global jobs in second restructuring
All business groups, functions, geographies affected; but 3M won’t say how Canadian operations will be impacted.
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.
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.
3M files lawsuits for price gouging of N95 masks
Courts have issued six temporary restraining orders and four preliminary injunctions so far.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In grinding manufacturing slump, 3M cuts another 1,500 jobs
The latest round equates to about 1.5% of 3M’s global workforce.
New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies
PFAS used in coatings meant to protect consumer goods have potential links a range of illnesses.
Save the planet: Build an effective energy management plan
It’s good for business, the environment and the community.
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.
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.
Lawsuit alleges 3M contamination led to more cancer, infertility
Company believes PFCs present no harm at the levels they are observed in Minnesota.
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.
3M to cut 1,500 jobs as revenues fall shorts
Blames the stronger US dollar for cutting into sales.
3M buying Capital Safety from KKR for $1.8B
Transaction includes approximately $700 million in debt; expected to close in Q3.
From PLANT’s print edition: Power play
3M raises the energy efficiency ante.