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An agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Technology Administration, NIST's mission is to develop and promote measurement, standards, and technology to enhance productivity, facilitate trade, and improve the quality of life. NIST carries out its mission in three cooperative programs: the NIST Laboratories, conducting research that advances the nation's technology infrastructure; the Baldrige National Quality Program, which promotes performance excellence among U.S. manufacturers, service companies, educational institutions, and health care providers; and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, a nationwide network of local centers offering technical and business assistance to smaller manufacturers.


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KEEP: Do not inactivate per NHIC Call Center 12.26.12. reformatted org name DK


Date Entered: 1/1/1998
Date Edited: 12/26/2012
Date Revised: 11/7/2007 12:51:06 PM
Health Referral Number: HR2832
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