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Industry trends, expert advice, and application tips. Learn how 3M science can help advance your business, enhance your home, and improve your life.

  • First batch of Canadian-made 3M N95 respirators: manufactured and delivered.

    First batch of Canadian-made 3M N95 respirators: manufactured and delivered.

    Our Brockville, Ontario manufacturing site has now begun producing Canada-made 3M N95 respirators. Read more here.

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  • How to achieve reliable results with indicator testing methods.

    How to achieve reliable results with indicator testing methods.

    Learn how this indicator testing technology can help maximize lab efficiency and produce reliable results.

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  • From role models to champions: Here are three ways you can become a STEM champion.

    From role models to champions: Here are three ways you can become a STEM champion.

    Leading STEM experts in Canada make three recommendations for inspiring more STEM education role models to become champions.

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  • Building to Passive House Standards in cold weather climates

    Building to Passive House Standards in cold weather climates

    How 3MTM Air Barrier was used to create an energy efficient building envelope to a Passive House Standard.

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  • Awareness is key to pressure injury prevention.

    Awareness is key to pressure injury prevention.

    Pressure injuries can cause serious, life-changing complications. Sarah Isakson shares how healthcare providers and family can work towards prevention.

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  • Urban Iridescence: the 3M solution that brought colour to Toronto.

    Urban Iridescence: the 3M solution that brought colour to Toronto.

    In 2016 Toronto, Ontario’s Umbra building underwent an exterior makeover using 3M™ Dichroic Blaze Glass finish.

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  • Lowering the risk of incontinence-associated dermatitis and pressure injuries.

    Lowering the risk of incontinence-associated dermatitis and pressure injuries.

    IAD is a painful skin irritation that can lead to pressure injuries and an increased risk of secondary infection. Effective prevention methods can help to protect patients.

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  • Supporting the economy: Canadian manufacturing’s role.

    Supporting the economy: Canadian manufacturing’s role.

    Our Canadian manufacturing locations help many businesses and consumers solve their pressing needs. Here’s how each location helps with a solution.

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  • Addressing PIVC complications: how clinically indicated removal and care bundles can help.

    Addressing PIVC complications: how clinically indicated removal and care bundles can help.

    Peripheral venous catheters (PIVC) are prone to failure and could lead to severe complications. Learn how clinically indicated removal and care bundles could help improve patient outcomes and reduce c

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  • Addressing PIVC complications to improve patient outcomes.

    Addressing PIVC complications to improve patient outcomes.

    Complications due to PIVC can be severe and affect patient outcomes. Learn about its causes, ways to reduce risk and how changing guidelines have helped over the years.

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  • Hospital heroes: meet the sterilization professionals who keep us safe.

    Hospital heroes: meet the sterilization professionals who keep us safe.

    Central sterilization day is about honoring the MDR professionals who keep us safe through their careful sterilization of medical instruments.

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  • My experience as United Way sponsored employee.

    My experience as United Way sponsored employee.

    United Way sponsored employee makes a difference in the community. Read more about the experience.

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  • Together, we can make a difference against poverty.

    Together, we can make a difference against poverty.

    Here is how the United Way is helping reduce the effects of poverty in Canadian communities.

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  • 4 low voltage splice repair solutions.

    4 low voltage splice repair solutions.

    In his latest article, 3M Application Engineer, Paolo Rocca, shares four low voltage splice repair solutions and recommendations.

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  • Helping improve wound management and prevent protracted inflammation in Venous leg ulcers.

    Helping improve wound management and prevent protracted inflammation in Venous leg ulcers.

    Learn how to help improve wound management by addressing common issues like protracted inflammation that affect the healing process of venous leg ulcers (VLUs).

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  • Impact of biofilm on Venous leg ulcers.

    Impact of biofilm on Venous leg ulcers.

    What we encounter in real wounds is significantly different from the lab. Learn more about the impact of biofilm on chronic wound treatment with 3M.

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  • 11 Things You Need to Consider Before Using Structural Adhesives on Your Repairs.

    11 Things You Need to Consider Before Using Structural Adhesives on Your Repairs.

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  • 5 Tips to Avoid Over-Grinding with Your File Belt

    5 Tips to Avoid Over-Grinding with Your File Belt

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