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Game Changer

The publication of OMB A-119 transformed the U.S. standards system... more
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Choosing Standards Based on Merit

When I first started writing this column more than 10 years ago, there were several issues that were passionately engaging the world standards... more
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A Business Model that Works

Standards should be free. That’s what some claim. Others say that standards developed for the common good should be free, such as those used in... more
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Heeding History

One of the things behind ASTM International’s success is a simple bit of truth: it serves its members. For 112 years, ASTM has moved forward in... more
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The Bridge

Where will we find the next generation of technical experts? That question is deliberated in standards conferences all over the world and in... more
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Barriers

Identifying Roadblocks to the Use of ASTM Standards... more
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Creating Solutions

ASTM has created a Smart Manufacturing Advisory Committee... more
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Trending Outward

International ASTM membership is increasing, as is the use of ASTM standards in technical regulations... more


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Helping Our World Work Better

Before you turned to this page, you probably noticed something different about this issue of SN. In the days to come, you will see other signs of a... more
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Power of Participation

They say knowledge is power. And the marketplace power that comes from knowing what work is under way in a standards developing organization can be... more
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