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Project Plan for the Rapid Response Manufacturing (RRM) Intramural Project



Kevin K. Jurrens, Mark E. Luce


This Project Plan documents the objectives, activities, and deliverables, and schedule for the NIST Rapid Response Manufacturing (RRM) Project. This project is sponsored as an intramural project through he NIST Advanced Technology Program (ATP) office. The RRM Intramural Project is managed and executed through he Factory Automation Systems Division (FASD). The primary goal of this project is to form a collaborative relationship with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) Rapid Response Manufacturing (RRM) consortium to develop and adopt key technologies that will enable U.S. manufacturers to outperform foreign competitors through the use of advanced, highly integrated systems for manufacturing. This project will focus on leveraging NIST skills and technologies to ensure progress and implementation of the RRM concept from idea to implementation. the three primary focus areas of the RRM Intramural Project include 1) Research and Development, 2) RRM Testbed Laboratory, and 3) Technology Transfer.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5174
Report Number


Advanced Technology Program (ATP), Factory Automation Systems, Rapid Response Manufacturing (RRM)


Jurrens, K. and Luce, M. (1993), Project Plan for the Rapid Response Manufacturing (RRM) Intramural Project, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed March 2, 2024)
Created July 31, 1993, Updated October 12, 2021