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The diverse roles of chemicals in modern science and industry - their use in plastics, pesticides, adhesives, catalysts and more - are reflected in ASTM International standards addressing these topics. See below for the latest news on ASTM's activities in this area, and explore relevant standards, committee meeting dates and more in the boxes to the left.

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Power of Participation

They say knowledge is power. And the marketplace power that comes from knowing what work is under wa... READ MORE »

Strategic Standardization

SCC leader John Walter discusses the strategic value of standardization, his organization’s priori... READ MORE »

ASTM's Technical Information Resource

A researcher investigates a new asphalt additive and tests with a standard from Committee C09 on Con... READ MORE »

Safe and Fit

Lace up your work boots and chances are that ASTM standards are at work to prevent a cut or a bruise... READ MORE »

Strategic Standards Management for an Academic Audience

Sandards are boring and should just be left to standards developers.... READ MORE »

Break It Down, Build It Up

“It was back in the 1980s,” Richard Wool, Ph.D., recalls. “A lot of waste management sites wer... READ MORE »

The Bridge

Where will we find the next generation of technical experts? That question is deliberated in standar... READ MORE »

Quantile Estimation

Q. Which method of quantile estimation should be used? ... READ MORE »

Ensuring Product Quality for Billion Dollar Brands

Kimberly-Clark Corp. is a global manufacturer of personal care, professional care and medical produc... READ MORE »

Preparing Tomorrow’s Work Force Today

The education of students pursuing careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathemat... READ MORE »