The consequences of metric conversion for small manufacturers. Volume 1: Summary report
Metric production capability for America's small manufacturers is wide spread but shallow. There has been little costs to firms to produce metric products. Conversion is spurred by demands of current customers. Metric production presents few problems for small manufacturers. The small manufacturers have not benefited from the conversion except to keep the business of their customers that convert to metric. Metric conversion for small manufacturers is neither forced nor timely voluntary. They follow the general trends in the industry they serve. Metric production is considered by small manufacturers as a routine aspect of doing business.
Final Report Coates (Joseph F
- Pub Date:
- February 1982
- International System Of Units;
- Engineering (General)