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Accelerometer Calibration Service
Release Date: 02/19/2015

In a few weeks, NIST will begin offering a new, state-of-the-art calibration service for accelerometers. Based on a technique called laser … more

Seeking Excellence? All Roads Lead to 2015 Quest Conference in April
Release Date: 02/18/2015

Look up the origin of the word “quest” and you’ll find it comes from a Latin verb to “seek or ask.” For organizations seeking insight toward … more

Last Call for 2015 Baldrige Sponsorship Opportunities for the Quest Conference!
Release Date: 02/17/2015

The sponsor application process closes February 27. Organizations and individuals are invited to help support the Baldrige Performance Excellence … more

More Evidence that Baldrige Criteria Help Organizations Perform Better
Release Date: 02/11/2015

Several recent articles in national journals support the validity of the Baldrige approach across several sectors, including health care and … more

2015-2016 Baldrige Education and Health Care Framework and Criteria Now Available
Release Date: 01/15/2015

Now available for purchase on the Baldrige website ; the Baldrige Excellence Framework and Criteria ( Education ) and the Baldrige Excellence … more

2015 Baldrige Sponsorship Opportunities Are Available!
Release Date: 01/12/2015

Organizations and individuals are invited to help support the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program by becoming Baldrige sponsors , who support … more

Ultrasonic Thermometers for Medical Dosimetry
Release Date: 12/16/2014

PML researchers are exploring whether ultrasound can be used as a faster, more efficient way to take three-dimensional images of radiation dose … more

2015-2016 Baldrige Excellence Framework and Criteria (Business/Nonprofit) Now Available
Release Date: 12/16/2014

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program has released the 2015-2016 Baldrige Excellence Framework (Business/Nonprofit) booklet. The Baldrige … more

Better Cargo Inspection Standards at Border Crossings
Release Date: 12/02/2014

An x-ray image showing a standard test object (upper left) held aloft by support apparatus and a forklift. In this case, the test object is a … more

Baldrige Program Seeks Examiners for 2015 Board
Release Date: 12/01/2014

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) is seeking applicants for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners for the … more

Four U.S. Organizations Honored With 2014 Baldrige National Quality Award
Release Date: 11/12/2014

Honorees Include Two Texas Health Care Organizations WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker today announced that four U.S. … more

Learn How to Apply for the 2015 Baldrige Award Now
Release Date: 10/28/2014

Application forms and guidance are now available online for the 2015 Baldrige Award. The prestigious, Presidential award honors high-performing … more

Baldrige Program Receives Award for Communications
Release Date: 10/14/2014

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program is 1 of 12 public-sector organizations from throughout the United States recently selected to receive … more

Eligibility Requirements Revised for 2015 Baldrige Award
Release Date: 10/06/2014

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, the component of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that manages the Malcolm … more

"Making an Elephant Dance": How the Baldrige Criteria Helped Transform a Global Conglomerate
Release Date: 09/05/2014

The Tata group—today a large Indian conglomerate whose many well-known brands include Jaguar Land Rover, Taj Hotels, Tetley, and Eight O’Clock … more

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