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Mar 14, 2016, 11:42 ET America Makes and ANSI Launch Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative

 America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) today...


Mar 10, 2016, 15:32 ET ANSI Releases Schedule of Events for World Standards Week 2016

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the full schedule of events for World Standards Week (WSW) 2016, which will be held...


Feb 22, 2016, 15:05 ET Open Source, Open Standards, Open Minds: ANSI Announces Free Event on April 15 in Washington, DC

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will hold a free conference, Open Source, Open Standards, Open Minds, on Friday, April 15,...


Feb 18, 2016, 11:02 ET ANSI, NIST, and Partners Launch International Working Group to Develop Consensus Framework for Smart City Architectures

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has joined the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)...


Feb 10, 2016, 12:01 ET ANSI Achieves Accreditation Body Qualifications under the European Union Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Equipment Directives

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has successfully demonstrated compliance with all accreditation body qualifications under the...


Feb 02, 2016, 10:30 ET National Institute of Building Sciences Receives ANSI Approval of Four Better Buildings Workforce Schemes

 Over the past several years, the National Institute of Building Sciences (Institute), through its Commercial Workforce Credentialing Council...


Jan 11, 2016, 15:55 ET ANSI Releases Newly Revised "United States Standards Strategy"

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standards and conformity assessment system, has released a...


Dec 17, 2015, 10:22 ET ANSI Serves Up Holiday Cheer with New Musical Standards Animation

 As millions of Americans deck the halls this holiday season—from  their festive living rooms and lawns to the elaborate displays at...


Dec 16, 2015, 11:22 ET ANSI and Gold Standard Join Forces to Enhance the Auditing Process for Gold Standard Energy Projects

 The climate agreement reached at the COP21 in Paris this month recognizes the need for robust, transparent accounting of emissions, providing...


Dec 14, 2015, 12:54 ET Young U.S. Electrotechnology Professionals Sought for Prominent 2016 International Standardization Competition

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


Dec 11, 2015, 12:10 ET ANSI Board Names Volunteer Leaders for 2016

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


Nov 12, 2015, 10:14 ET ANSI Launches New Accreditation Services Website at ansiaccreditation.org

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has launched a new accreditation services website, www.ansiaccreditation.org, designed to...


Nov 02, 2015, 13:50 ET ANSI Announces Dates for World Standards Week 2016

 Save the Date: The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced dates for World Standards Week (WSW) 2016, which will be held...


Oct 30, 2015, 10:58 ET ANSI Supports Department of Education's Focus on Quality and Transparency in Workforce-Relevant Educational Offerings

As the U.S. Department of Education expands efforts to foster transparency and meaningful quality assurance in the programs offered by diverse...


Oct 13, 2015, 12:03 ET ANSI Announces 2016 Student Paper Competition Focusing on "A World without Standards"

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), in conjunction with its Committee on Education (CoE) is pleased to announce its fifth annual...


Sep 15, 2015, 16:31 ET Now Available: Newly Revised ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems Standard

As the U.S. member body to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announces...


Sep 03, 2015, 11:15 ET U.S. Deputy Commerce Secretary Bruce Andrews to Deliver Keynote at ANSI's Annual Business Meeting

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that Bruce Andrews, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce, will deliver...


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...