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Automated Guided Vehicles Ripe for Standardized Performance Tests
Release Date: 05/20/2014

Automated guided vehicles—or AGVs—are robotic versions of draft animals, hauling heavy loads and navigating their way in factories, distribution … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Major Revision to Industrial Control Systems Security Guide
Release Date: 05/15/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public review and comment a proposed major update to its Guide to … more

NIST Awards 19 Advanced Manufacturing Technology Planning Grants
Release Date: 05/08/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today awarded 19 advanced manufacturing technology planning grants totaling $9 million … more

Akron to Host Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Regional Meeting, April 2, 2014
Release Date: 03/11/2014

The second regional meeting of President Obama's Advanced Manufacturing Partnership  initiative—AMP 2.0—will be held Wednesday, April 2, at the … more

Pilot Projects to Launch Manufacturing Technology Acceleration Centers
Release Date: 03/06/2014

To improve small U.S. manufacturers' supply chain competitiveness and the rates at which they adopt technology, the National Institute of … more

Normalizing Aerosol Method of Sale
Release Date: 03/05/2014

Different methods of sale -- one by net weight, one by fluid volume -- may make consumer comparisons difficult. The work of NIST can be found in … more

Funding Available for a New Center to Support Manufacturing in Florida
Release Date: 03/04/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking proposals for a new Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) center … more

President Obama Announces Two New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes and Launches the First of Four New Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competitions
Release Date: 02/26/2014

A Detroit-area based consortium of 60 companies, nonprofits, and universities and a Chicago based consortium of 73 companies, nonprofits, and … more

NIST Awards Funding to Support Manufacturing in Nebraska and Alaska
Release Date: 02/06/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) has announced two funding awards … more

Nearly Everyone Uses Piezoelectrics. Be Nice to Know How They Work.
Release Date: 01/29/2014

Piezoelectrics—materials that can change mechanical stress to electricity and back again—are everywhere in modern life. Computer hard drives. Loud … more

NIST March Meeting Showcases Advanced Technologies to Help Manage the Nation's Infrastructure
Release Date: 01/29/2014

Tiny, self-powered sensors that can be embedded in bridge structures and networked wirelessly to continuously monitor the structure's health. … more

Mikulski Tours Auto Lightweighting Center at NIST
Release Date: 01/28/2014

U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and NIST Director Patrick Gallagher hear a presentation from NIST researcher Mark Iadicola as part of tour of the … more

MML Researcher R. Joseph Kline Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Release Date: 01/15/2014

Material Measurement Laboratory researcher R. Joseph Kline was recently named among the 102 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for … more

President Obama Announces New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Release Date: 01/15/2014

WASHINGTON, DC – The President today will announce new steps with the private sector to strengthen the manufacturing sector, boost advanced … more

NIST-MEP Supply Chain Optimization Program to Aid U.S. Manufacturers
Release Date: 01/14/2014

After a successful pilot project held in five states, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension … more

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