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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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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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Standards in the United Arab Emirates

Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Consumer Products
The Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology holds responsibility for formulating and issuing national standards as well as adopting... more


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Manufacturing: Poised for Growth

Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Consumer Products
Metals & Materials
Safety
Environment
Transportation
Chemicals
Energy
Medical
Quality
Jay Timmons, chief executive of the National Association of Manufacturers, shares some insights... 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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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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Solar Energy Progresses in the United States

Industry Sectors: 
Energy
Despite the recession, solar is growing. The solar industry saw 37 percent growth in 2009 and supported 17,000 new American jobs that cannot be... more


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Standards Opportunities and Challenges

The new Subcommittee on Standards was established under the National Science and Technology Council to promote leadership engagement by the federal... more

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