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May 01, 2015, 12:01 ET

ANSI-Affiliated Workcred Granted 501(c)(3) Status

Less than a year after its launch, Workcred, an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)–affiliated organization, was granted tax-exempt...

Apr 23, 2015, 12:37 ET
The U.S. will celebrate World Accreditation Day with a free webinar on June 9.

ANSI and ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board to Host Free Webinar in Celebration of World Accreditation Day 2015

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) will hold a free webinar to mark World...

Apr 10, 2015, 15:42 ET

ANSI Launches Redesigned Standards Portal Website

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce the redesign of its Standards Portal, an online resource and educational...

Apr 06, 2015, 15:50 ET

Electronics Engineer and Musician James Williamson Named 2015 Recipient of Ronald H. Brown Standards Leadership Award

James Williamson, electronics engineer, acclaimed musician, and former vice president of technical standards at Sony Electronics, has been selected...

Mar 23, 2015, 15:41 ET

ANSI Releases Schedule of Events for World Standards Week 2015

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the full schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2015, which will be...

Mar 23, 2015, 14:16 ET

ANSI Opens Nominations for 2015 Leadership and Service Awards

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its 2015 Leadership and Service Awards. The...

Mar 20, 2015, 15:30 ET

U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2015 Will Highlight How Standards Bridge and Strengthen Global Communication

Without standardization, communication and collaboration between people, machines, parts, and products would be extremely challenging on an...

Mar 16, 2015, 15:40 ET

ANSI Announces Accreditations under Pilot Programs for Eco-Labeling, Environmental Declarations

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, is pleased to announce the first six...

Feb 06, 2015, 15:45 ET

Young U.S. Electrotechnology Professionals Sought for Prominent International Standardization Competition

According to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission...

Feb 05, 2015, 16:20 ET

ANSI Launches Pilot Accreditation Program: Sector-Specific Accreditation for Textile Exchange Standards

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has been selected by Textile Exchange...

Feb 05, 2015, 11:22 ET

ANSI Launches Pilot Program: Accreditation to International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Certification System for Sustainability and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has been selected by International...

Dec 12, 2014, 12:02 ET

'Tis the Season to Celebrate Standards! ANSI Releases New Holiday Animation

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is sending out some good cheer – and standards education – through a new...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:07 ET

ANSI Announces Dates for World Standards Week 2015

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the dates for World Standards Week (WSW) 2015, which will be held September 28...

Dec 11, 2014, 10:59 ET

ANSI Board Names Volunteer Leaders for 2015

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Directors has announced its new members and officers for the term beginning January 1,...

Dec 02, 2014, 10:41 ET

ANSI Electric Vehicles Standards Panel Issues Progress Report

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Electric Vehicles Standards Panel (EVSP) announced today the publication of a Progress...

Nov 19, 2014, 09:15 ET

ANSI and IOAS Issue First Accreditation under Joint Assessment Process for Food and Agricultural Product Certification Bodies

 Expanding the global reach of effective third-party accreditation for certifiers of agricultural and food products, the American National...

Nov 18, 2014, 16:05 ET
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce the establishment of the ANSI Network for Smart and Sustainable Cities (ANSSC).

New Sponsorship Opportunities Announced for ANSI Network on Smart and Sustainable Cities

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce new sponsorship opportunities for the ANSI Network on Smart and...

Oct 31, 2014, 13:02 ET

ANSI and ASSE Announce Joint Webinar on New ISO Standard for Global Occupational Health and Safety

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will host a webinar featuring important...

Oct 31, 2014, 11:24 ET

ANSI Accreditation Program Gains International Recognition for Food Safety Scope

 Advancing the global notion of "one standard – one test – one mark of acceptance," the American National Standards Institute...

Oct 28, 2014, 17:25 ET

Former Michigan Governor John Engler Discusses the Importance of Workforce Development during ANSI's Annual Business Meeting

 John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable (BRT) and former governor of Michigan, addressed attendees at the American National...