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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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Standards in Japan

Industry Sectors: 
Standards Development Tips
The Japanese Industrial Standards Committee and the Japanese Standards Association cooperate with China and Korea in hosting the Northeast Asia... 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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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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Innovation in Infrastructure

Industry Sectors: 
Transportation
Construction
Consumer Products
A director at AECOM, a global firm that builds, finances and operates diverse types of infrastructure, Anne Ellis, P.E., talks about her work in... more


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The European Standards Package, An Interview with Malcolm Harbour, Chairman of the European Parliament’s Internal Market Committee

Industry Sectors: 
Environment
Quality
Chemicals
Transportation
Construction
Energy
Metals & Materials
Medical
Consumer Products
Safety
Malcolm Harbour, member of the European Parliament, discusses the European standardization system and the standardization package that the committee... more


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Disney, Amusements and ASTM Standards

Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Safety
In your role at Disney, you work to bring advanced technology to the company’s parks and resorts worldwide. What advancements in technology — for... more


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Manufacturing and U.S. Competitiveness

Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials
Quality
Energy
Medical
Consumer Products
Safety
Chemicals
Environment
Transportation
Construction
An interview with Deborah L. Wince-Smith, president and CEO of the Council on Competitiveness — a coalition that includes leaders from business,... more


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Safer Consumer Products: Interview with CPSC Chair Inez Tenenbaum

Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Safety
Inez Tenenbaum discusses safer products for children through the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, and the collaboration of CPSC and ASTM... more

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