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6 Standards Making a Difference for the Environment

When most people hear the phrase “environmental standards,” they think of things like water quality... more

Industry Sectors:

Environment

Update

New Standard Aims to Limit Children’s Access to Liquid Medicines, Other Products

A new ASTM International standard from its primary barrier packaging committee ( F02 ) aims to support the safety of liquid consumer products by... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Safety

Outreach

Partner in Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Hosts Made for Space Conference

ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AMCOE) was discussed at the Made for Space conference hosted by the Manufacturing... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials
Transportation

Update

Forensic Examination of Explosives

A proposed standard from the ASTM International forensic sciences committee ( E30 ) aims to help examiners and investigators identify and analyze... more
Industry Sectors: 
Chemicals

Features

Playing Hardball with Standards

When Hall of Fame baseball player Rogers Hornsby was asked what he did in the offseason, he replied, only half joking, “I stare out the window and... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Safety

Features

Standards Spur Growth in Latin America

What do oil refiners in Peru, concrete producers in Colombia, and adventure attraction operators in Costa Rica have in common? All, to varying... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Consumer Products
Energy

Update

Standard Helps Simplify Sewer Infrastructure

A new ASTM International standard aims to support more effective and innovative ways to join complex connections in storm and sewer pipes. The... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction

President's Message

Updating Our Global Headquarters

When you walk into the home of one of the world’s leading standards organizations, what should you see? How should it feel? What resources should be...more
Industry Sectors: 
Quality