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Building Safety Redefined

Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Consumer Products
Environment
Buildings today can meet societal and personal needs like never before, and standards are part of the picture. Robert A. Ivy, CEO of the American... more


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Safer Children's Products with Standards

Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Working at the intersection of advocacy, standards and legislation, Rachel Weintraub, Consumer Federation of America, talks about improving the... more


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Approaching Materials Strategically

Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Metals & Materials
Transportation
Alex King of the Critical Materials Institute talks about the management of rare and critical resources... more


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Innovation for Growth

Industry Sectors: 
Transportation
Metals & Materials
Consumer Products
Medical
Chemicals
Construction
Energy
The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation and more are all part of the U.S. Department of Commerce... more


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European SMEs and Standards

Industry Sectors: 
Environment
Transportation
Safety
Consumer Products
Quality
Metals & Materials
Chemicals
Medical
Construction
Energy
The benefits and challenges of standards and standards development for SMEs in Europe; an interview with Sebastiano Toffaletti, secretary-general of... more


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Geospatial Information and Standards

Industry Sectors: 
Transportation
Construction
Chemicals
Energy
Consumer Products
Safety
Medical
Metals & Materials
Environment
The intersection of location and standards can improve access and information use to benefit everyone... more


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Science, Innovation, and Chemistry

Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Quality
Environment
Metals & Materials
Safety
Construction
Transportation
Medical
Chemicals
Energy
The ACS leader talks about science becoming more multi-disciplinary, innovation and the role of standards, and the work of his organization... more


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ASME: Ongoing Relevance

Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials
Safety
ASME codes and standards are used (and now developed) throughout the world. They are used by enterprises of all sizes — global corporations and... more


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Environmental Assessment Standards for Public-Private Arenas

Industry Sectors: 
Environment
Committee E50 tends to wade into chaotic waters, where emerging issues are not well defined and standard approaches have not been established. Many... more


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Leveraging Standards in the Energy Resurgence

Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Metals & Materials
Environment
Transportation
Chemicals
Energy
Quality
Marathon Petroleum's Fred Walas talks about today's energy developments, sustainability at his company's refineries and the crucial role of standards... more

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