The History of ASTM International

This book is dedicated to the many thousands of ASTM members who, over the past century, have developed the standards that improve the quality of our lives.

1898-1998 • A Century of Progress
Chapter One: A Broader View

Early Standards Development and the Origins of ASTM

Chapter Two: Extending the Influence

ASTM in a Maturing Industrial Society

Chapter Three: The Genius of ASTM

Preparing for the Next Century

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1898-1998 • A Century of Progress


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