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Performance excellence

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The Baldrige Program oversees the nation's only Presidential award for performance excellence while offering a wide array of award-winning products and services, including the world-renowned Baldrige Excellence Framework. We invite you to learn about the Baldrige community dedicated to helping organizations improve.

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MESA 2020 Baldrige Award Recipient in Small Business employee working steel pipelines to prevent corrosion.

MESA: A Most Excellent Quest Continues

Inscribed on the Baldrige Award medallion are the words “The Quest for Excellence.” Besides being the name of the Baldrige national conference that highlights winning organizations, those words have real meaning. Organizations that use the Baldrige Excellence Framework and its Criteria—whether for self-assessment or to apply for an award at state/local or national levels—are on true quests
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Licensing Opportunities for NIST Technologies

Graphic of a microscope in the colors of blue and white

Finding a NIST Researcher Has Never Been Easier

Animated Semiconductor Chip

Pioneering the Future of Semiconductor Measurement Techniques

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I Have a Wicked Dream

Yes, I have a wicked dream. NO, not that definition of wicked. I mean wicked in the sense meant by scientists when they discuss “wicked problems.” Wicked

Happy Thanksgiving 2022

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.

The Customer Is Always Right. Right?

This is nothing new. The customer is always right. Customers come first. We have heard these adages for a long time. And we have questioned these adages for

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