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NIST Customer Demographics: Calibrations



Nicole K. Gingrich, Isaac S. Patterson


This economic analysis brief summarizes the efforts and results of the data collection and analysis of NIST's calibration customer information. Summary statistics for calibration customers are provided for fiscal years 2010 through 2015. Included in the analysis are demographically descriptive variables such as the age, location, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes, number of employees and geographic distribution of NIST calibration customers. Overall, these features provide an understanding of the demographic characteristics of entities that purchase calibration services from NIST.
Economic Analysis Brief (NIST EAB) - 11
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calibration, customer demographics, technology transfer.


Gingrich, N. and Patterson, I. (2018), NIST Customer Demographics: Calibrations, Economic Analysis Brief (NIST EAB) - 11, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created August 13, 2018, Updated January 27, 2020