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Manufacturing Reports

This section is a compilation of recent reports and studies about manufacturing policy and practice. Inclusion of a report in this compilation is not indicative of NIST MEP support, but rather an attempt to provide a single resource where different reports and studies about manufacturing can be located. Similarly, if we have omitted a report, it is not intentional. If you know of reports or studies that could or should be included in this page please forward the link and/or attachment with a brief thumbnail description to


MEP Publications

Best Practices Reports

Capital and Cost Reports

Current State of Manufacturing

Education and Workforce Reports

Federal and Industry Collaboration Reports

Global Competitiveness Reports

Innovation, R&D and IP Reports

Productivity Reports

Regulatory and Policy Recommendations Reports

Supply Chain Reports

Sustainability Reports


For General Information

  • MEP Headquarters
    (301) 975-5020
    100 Bureau Drive, M/S 4800
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-4800
Created March 7, 2018, Updated November 15, 2019