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Seeing is Believing

NIST MEP staff work hard every day to support U.S. manufacturing through its network of 51 MEP Centers across the U.S. and in Puerto Rico. Though much of the

The Women of U.S. Manufacturing

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women — while also marking a call to action

Continued Support

Established in 1958, Micro Craft is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected producers of wind tunnel models, flight demonstrators, and specialized test

The Evolution from System to Network

As manufacturers wrestle with increasing demands for advanced technology and integration of it within their facilities and across their supply chains, the

Big Impacts From ISO Certification

Greenville Colorants, located in Greenville, South Carolina, sets the standard in value-added processing and distribution of dyes and specialty chemicals to the

Strategies for Export Growth

LiteCure designs and manufactures medical devices for medical and veterinary healthcare professionals. LiteCure’s technology has been driven by sound scientific

Acting Fast to Slow Machinist Turnover

Although the company had been steadily growing and adding employees, it continued to experience high turnover, especially among entry-level employees. A.R.E

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Manufacturing Innovation, the blog of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), is a resource for manufacturers, industry experts and the public on key U.S. manufacturing topics. There are articles for those looking to dive into new strategies emerging in manufacturing as well as useful information on tools and opportunities for manufacturers.

The views presented here are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or policies of NIST.

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