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Gearing up for the Game

When US Lacrosse decided it was time to standardize protective headgear for women's lacrosse players, ASTM was there to help. ... more


Outreach

MOUs in Central America

ASTM has memorandums of understanding with the standards bodies of countries that signed the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement.... more


Outreach

ASTM Signs MOUs with Two National Standards Bodies

ASTM International has signed two new memorandums of understanding with the national standards bodies of Angola and Barbados: the Angolan Institute of Standardization and Quality (IANORQ) and the Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI). These MOUs bring the total number of such ASTM partnerships to 94. ... more


Outreach

ASTM Signs Access Agreement with Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

An online standards access agreement will allow students and teachers to view ASTM materials through a national license at all Pakistani universities.... more


Features

Enhancing Your Role as a Standards Professional, Part 3: Maximizing the Value of Your Participation in Standards Development

Standards professionals can use a mindmap to help communicate the connections of standards development and business benefits. ... more


Outreach

ASTM Latin American Representative Joins U.S. Delegation at Standards Alliance Workshop

Maria Isabel Barrios, ASTM's Latin American representative, addressed various aspects of standards development in presentations made at the Standards Alliance Conference in Bogota, Colombia.... more


Outreach

ASTM and Qatar Standards Organization Reach Agreement on Construction Specifications Access

An enhanced version of Qatar Construction Specifications will make it easier for users to locate sections and chapters of codes, as well as the ASTM standards referenced in those sections.... more


Update

Water, Water Everywhere

A new ASTM subcommittee on water use and conservation will develop standards relating to sustainability and water dependent products, procedures and processes.... more


Standards in Education

Standards in Education

ASTM sponsors a 2015 WISE intern and holds program at the June committee week for emerging professionals.... more


Update

Controlling the Flow

A proposed ASTM standard will protect children from accidentally ingesting liquids from medicine bottles.... more


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