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President Kathie Morgan Emphasizes Partnerships at ISO General Assembly

At the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) General Assembly in Berlin, Germany,... more

Update

New Standard Helps Gasket Manufacturers Test Products

A new ASTM International standard will help gasket manufacturers test to see how their products handle various compressions and loads. The test... more
Industry Sectors: 
Metals & Materials
Quality

Update

Detergents for Cleaning Medical Devices

A proposed ASTM International standard will help guide the development of detergents that clean medical devices, helping support patient safety and... more
Industry Sectors: 
Medical

Features

The Emerging Bioeconomy

The emerging “bioeconomy” reflects the dramatic increase in companies using renewable resources to develop new products and processes. The societal... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Metals & Materials
Environment
Quality

Update

Green Roofs

ASTM International’s committee on roofing and waterproofing ( D08 ) has created a new standard that will help professionals design and install... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Environment

Spotlight

Rebuilding, Not Retiring

(Photo above: Herb Nordmeyer (left) with some of his students at the American University of the Caribbean in Haiti.) Longtime ASTM International... more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction
Safety

Board Nominees

Nominations for the ASTM International Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce the slate of candidates for ASTM offices, selected by the ASTM International Nominating Committee. Terms will begin Jan. 1... more

Update

New Cannabis Standards Under Development

ASTM International’s recently-formed cannabis committee ( D37 ) is inviting stakeholders to help create standards related to processing, packaging,... more
Industry Sectors: 
Consumer Products
Safety
Medical