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New "Skilled" docuseries from 3M showcases the need for diverse and meaningful trade careers

Global research shows nine in 10 agree more people should enter the trades; 3M commits to advocacy and education to expand the talent pipeline
3M (NYSE: MMM) is premiering a new documentary film today, "Skilled," to celebrate the skilled trades and break down stereotypes that may prevent people from pursuing these vital careers. "Skilled" features four trade workers—a plumber, fall protection specialist, welder, and film gaffer—at various stages in their careers and highlights the meaningful opportunities offered within the trades.

The power of volunteering

Quadpack Foundation ends 2022 with a record number of volunteers, projects and donations

Manufacturing Quality Manager Claudia Barros always wanted to volunteer in a social project but never had the chance until she joined international beauty packaging manufacturer and provider Quadpack a year ago.

Donations instead of gifts 2022 - Marbach supports aid projects in Ukraine

For the Marbach Group, a global manufacturer of die cutting and thermoforming tools, an eventful but also successful year is coming to an end. Right at the beginning of the year, the war in Ukraine caused market turbulence and triggered a procurement crisis. The company met these challenges with good planning and inventory management.

New mask study shows that method of hand drying can impact airborne spread of viruses

Virus load significantly higher with jet air dryer use than with paper towels

Scientists have found that drying hands with jet air dryers produces more aerosols than when drying them with paper hand towels. Contamination of hand dryer users by splattering was found to be 10-fold higher when using jet air dryers than when using paper towels, and contamination of other washroom users was also significantly greater.

hubergroup India supports rural areas with medical vans

hubergroup India launched a healthcare initiative for rural areas in the Indian state of Gujarat, collaborating with Rotary Vapi Riverside. As part of this engagement, the ink and speciality chemicals producer hubergroup has sponsored two medical vans equipped with doctors, nurses, and basic medical equipment.

Antalis and HP extends support for Breast Cancer charities

Over the last three years Antalis has raised over £14,000 for Think Pink Europe and The Pink Ribbon Foundation in the UK from the sales of HP Office paper.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women with one woman diagnosed every ten minutes. Around 55,000 women and 370 men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in the UK*.

For Ukraine: Konica Minolta Supports Printed German-Ukrainian Picture Dictionary

Bildrechte: Bettina SchöbitzKonica Minolta supports the initiative "Drawers Build Bridges" in printing and distributing translation picture booklets to refugees from Ukraine. 3,000 hand-drawn picture vocabulary words in Ukrainian-German and 120 pages per DIN A5 booklet - this is also how help for international understanding can look like.

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