March 1 - 7, Annually is Weights and Measures Week!
President John Adams signed the first U.S. Weights and Measures law on March 2, 1799. Each year, the National Conference on Weights and Measures recognizes Weights and Measures Week to bring attention to the importance of accurate and honest weights and measures in commerce for consumers and businesses.
Variety of Devices
W&M officials at the state, county, and city level enforce weights and measures requirements by conducting performance tests and inspections of: