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NIST RoboCrane® Cuts Aircraft Maintenance Costs
Release Date: 07/02/2007

A revolutionary robotic platform developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been adapted for the U.S. Air Force to … more

Rescue Robot Tests To Offer Responders High-Tech Help
Release Date: 06/08/2007

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) engineers are organizing the fourth in a series of Response Robot Evaluation Exercises for … more

NIST Issues Guidelines for Ensuring RFID Security
Release Date: 04/26/2007

Gaithersburg, MD – Retailers, manufacturers, hospitals, federal agencies and other organizations planning to use radio frequency identification … more

Nanomanufacturing Meeting to Chart Research Needs
Release Date: 09/14/2006

Experts in manufacturing processes, measurement science and tools, and computational methods will meet Oct. 17-19, 2006, in Gaithersburg, Md., to … more

Meeting to Examine Industry Impact of Chemical Controls
Release Date: 08/31/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has co-organized with U.S. industry a workshop to address the increasing pressure on … more

NIST RoboCrane® Cuts Aircraft Maintenance Costs
Release Date: 07/06/2006

Click here for hi-res version . A worker in a protective cab on a NIST-developed revolutionary robotic platform strips paint off a U.S. Air Force … more

Gulf Coast MEP Centers to Help Manufacturers Recover
Release Date: 05/25/2006

This week the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) awarded grants totaling $4.5 million to five organizations affiliated with … more

Helping Small Manufacturers Do Business with Government
Release Date: 02/16/2006

A new Memorandum of Understanding aimed at helping small manufacturers better understand how to do business with federal, state and local … more

Helping Small Firms Run Large Supply Chains
Release Date: 01/17/2006

Big manufacturing jobs, especially those in the defense industry that involve management of extensive supply chains, often require resources and … more

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

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