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March 5, 2015 AT 12:09 am

Weights and Measures Week 2015 @CommerceGov

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Weights and Measures Week 2015: On the Path to Tomorrow | Department of Commerce.

It’s held annually during the first week of March to commemorate President John Adams’s signing of the first U.S. weights and measures law on March 2, 1799, but you may not be aware of it. Weights and Measures Week is when we as a nation take a moment to sing the praises of our unsung heroes, weights and measures inspectors and other weights and measures professionals and recognize the well-lubricated machine that is the U.S. commercial measurement system. It is also a good time to reflect on how the ever-evolving commercial marketplace drives the need for continual changes in that system.

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