The U.S. established the Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code, a code assigned to organizations (manufacturers, distributors, organizations, etc.) to facilitate the supply chain.
The NATO Codification System (NCS) was established in 1958. In order to differentiate between the U.S. and NATO systems, CAGE was referred to as NATO COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT ENTITY
(NCAGE) CODE in the NCS community. When a business/organization is assigned a CAGE/NCAGE, they are in fact the same type/structure of code but identifies which nation or if NATO Support Agency