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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 May 27, 2020