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Contents
From the Editor's Desk: A Good Story
by Maryann Gorman

Feature: A Century of Fire Standards — The History of Committee E05, 1904-2004
by John R. Hall, Jr.

Feature: Making the Confidence Connection — Conformity Assessment System Design
by Gordon Gillerman

Feature: The ILAC Arrangement — Support for International Trade
by Roxanne Robinson with contributions from Ian Roy

Feature: Complying with EU Packaging Regulations — Using ASTM International Standards
by Patrick J. Nolan

Word from the Chairman
Year-End Comments from 2004 ASTM Chairman of the Board Arthur D. Schwope

ASTM International News

Tech News
Hospital Preparedness
New Subcommittee on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
Hydraulic Cement Concrete
Seawater Anti-Biofouling
Exotic Coatings Mini-Symposium
Cyanides in Water
New Chemical Flammability Standards
Gypsum Board

Global Notebook
News on Standardization Around the Nation and the World

People--Member Profile:
Dennis Rounds

Calendar of ASTM Meetings

Approved ASTM Standards Actions

Society Review of Main Committee Ballot Actions

Copyright 2004, ASTM International

Cover Story

ASTM Committee E05 celebrates its centennial this month. In other features, we learn about conformity assessment.

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