Engineering Firm Wins NIST Baldridge Award

Freese and Nichols, a Texas-based architecture and engineering firm, was honored with the National Institute of Standards and Technology's 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement, and visionary leadership. The firm was one of seven organizations to be selected for this year's award.

Named after Malcolm Baldrige, the 26th Secretary of Commerce, the Baldrige Award was established by Congress in 1987 to enhance the competitiveness and performance of U.S. businesses. NIST, an agency of the Department of Commerce, promotes U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve quality of life.

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010