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Two Universities Get Grants for Precision Measurements
Release Date: 11/17/2005

NIST has awarded two new Precision Measurement Grants to promote fundamental research in measurement science in U.S. colleges and universities. … more

Experts To Examine Virtual Enterprise Uses of Info Tech
Release Date: 09/09/2005

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Enterprise Integration Inc. (EII) are sponsoring a conference on how computer … more

NIST Develops 'Toolbox' for Manufacturing Systems
Release Date: 08/26/2005

Ask any handyman what's the most important thing he needs to get the job done and he'll probably say his toolbox. Thanks to the National Institute … more

NIST Workshop to Help Industry Meet New EU Regulations
Release Date: 08/10/2005

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a workshop this coming October to assist U.S. manufacturers and their supply … more

NIST’s Manufacturing Lab Prints 2005 Program Guide
Release Date: 07/26/2005

With a value-added contribution of $1.4 trillion, U.S. manufacturing directly accounts for approximately 13 percent of the U.S. gross domestic … more

Software Advance Helps Computers Act Logically
Release Date: 06/16/2005

Computers just respond to commands, never "thinking" about the consequences. A new software language, however, promises to enable computers to … more

Shadow Technique Improves Measurement of Micro Holes
Release Date: 06/02/2005

Sometimes seeing a shadow can be as good or better than seeing the real thing. A new measurement method* developed by researchers working at the … more

Commerce, Big 3 U.S. Auto Makers Form New Partnership to Improve Manufacturing Competitiveness of U.S. Automotive Industry
Release Date: 12/09/2004

Senior executives of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Technology Administration and the U.S. automotive industry today signed a memorandum of … more

Evans Releases Report on Reducing Standards-Related Barriers to U.S. Exports Through Enhanced Department of Commerce Standards Activities
Release Date: 05/18/2004

Report makes recommendations for strengthening U.S. international competitiveness through coordination with Commerce, industry and other federal … more

Commerce Secretary Don Evans Releases Recommendations To Improve The Advanced Technology Program (ATP)
Release Date: 02/04/2002

Commerce Secretary Don Evans announced today the release of The Advanced Technology Program: Reform with a Purpose, a report that presents six … more

Nationwide Network of Manufacturing Experts Issue Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for Small Business Manufacturers
Release Date: 12/14/2001

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a program of the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST and ITA Launch New Online Service to Give U.S. Companies ‘Heads Up' on Export Regulations
Release Date: 10/11/2001

Two U.S. Department of Commerce agencies, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and International Trade Administration, today … more

Survey Finds Small Manufacturers Are More Competitive, Productive Thanks to NIST MEP
Release Date: 02/14/2001

Small manufacturing clients of the nationwide Manufacturing Extension Partnership are saving money, creating new jobs, and increasing and … more

NIST Advanced Technology Program Launches 54 New Technology R&D Projects
Release Date: 10/04/2000

Commerce Secretary Norman Y. Mineta today announced the selection of 54 new industrial research projects chosen for cost-shared support under the … more

Proposed Agreement Aims to Simplify Lab Accreditation
Release Date: 05/23/2000

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the Commerce Department'sTechnology Administration, and the National Cooperation … more

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