3M to acquire Capital Safety

June 25th, 2015

Maplewood, Minn.-based 3M has agreed to acquire Capital Safety from investment firm KKR for a total value of $2.5 billion. Capital Safety of Bloomington, Minn., provides fall-protection equipment. Personal protective equipment is a strategic priority for 3M, with demand for such equipment growing worldwide, driven by increasing regulatory focus on worker safety. Capital Safety's products […]

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Lighted shirt featured in Nike Women’s Run

June 5th, 2015

Pauline van Dongen has introduced her newest design, "Phototrope, an illuminated running shirt." During the recent Nike Women’s Run, her team of five runners brightened up the dark streets of Amsterdam during the nighttime 10k race. The team didn’t go unnoticed and was cheered along the way by the crowd, as well as fellow runners. […]

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