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Aug 29, 2013, 13:54 ET

New Illinois Law Requires that Food Handlers Receive ANSI-Accredited Training

 Under an amendment to the Illinois Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act which passed this week, training providers issuing personnel...

Aug 27, 2013, 15:16 ET

Government Reliance on Voluntary Standards and Conformance Programs Will Be the Focus of ANSI's 2013 Open Forum

All Interested Stakeholders Encouraged to Attend This Free World Standards Week Event In an effort to bring together leaders from across the...

Aug 23, 2013, 10:35 ET

ANSI Announces 2014 Student Paper Competition on Standardization as a Tool to Boost Business

April 2014 Deadline Allows for Submissions during Fall and Spring Semesters  As part of its continuing efforts to raise awareness among...

Jul 30, 2013, 10:55 ET

ANSI and SCC Launch Pilot Project for Joint Canada-U.S. Standards on Plumbing, Heating, and Electrotechnology

 The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) are pleased to announce the launch of a set of...

Jul 24, 2013, 16:16 ET

ISO to Develop New Global Occupational Health and Safety Standard

ANSI and ASSE seeking U.S. stakeholders to support the standard's development  Following the tragic deaths of thousands of garment factory...

Jul 22, 2013, 12:48 ET

Arbitration of RAND Disputes Will Be the Focus of ANSI's 2013 Legal Issues Forum

All Interested Stakeholders Encouraged to Attend this World Standards Week Event Standards developing organizations (SDOs) typically require...

Jul 22, 2013, 11:52 ET

ANSI Announces Recipients of the 2013 Leadership and Service Awards

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the recipients of its 2013 Leadership and Service Awards. Recipients have been...

Jul 17, 2013, 17:08 ET

ANSI Announces Winners of 2013 Student Paper Competition

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, and its Committee on Education (CoE)...

Jun 24, 2013, 13:00 ET

USAID and ANSI Announce Standards Alliance, New Public-Private Partnership to Assist Developing Countries with WTO TBT Compliance

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently agreed to...

Jun 10, 2013, 15:54 ET

USNC Names Participants for 2013 IEC Young Professionals Workshop

The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce the U.S. winners of the 2013 IEC...

May 22, 2013, 16:50 ET

Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie Opens PASC-PAC Joint Annual Meeting in Honolulu

The Honorable Neil Abercrombie, governor of the State of Hawaii, provided inspiring welcome remarks at the Opening Ceremony of the Joint Annual...

May 15, 2013, 16:08 ET

ANSI EESCC Begins Development of Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) is moving into the next...

May 14, 2013, 11:12 ET

Updated Standardization Roadmap for U.S. Electric Vehicle Deployment Released

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the publication of the Standardization Roadmap for Electric Vehicles –...

May 07, 2013, 11:16 ET

United States to Host Major Meeting of Pacific Rim Standards and Conformity Assessment Experts in Honolulu

 On behalf of the United States, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will serve as host of the first-ever Joint Annual Meeting of...

Apr 25, 2013, 16:11 ET

ANSI President and CEO S. Joe Bhatia Elected President of Pan American Standards Commission (COPANT)

S. Joe Bhatia, president and CEO of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), was elected to a two-year term as president of the Pan...

Apr 24, 2013, 11:52 ET

ANSI Personnel Accreditation Promotes the Protection of American Seniors from Deceptive Financial Adviser Certifications

 A new report from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) highlights the challenges 50 million Americans seniors face in...

Apr 08, 2013, 17:39 ET

Making Smart Cities Smarter with Standards and Conformance Explored at ANSI Joint Member Forum

U.S. Stakeholders Sought for Possible U.S. TAG to ISO TC 268 on Sustainable Development in Communities With half of the world's population...

Mar 21, 2013, 15:58 ET

U.S. to Celebrate World Standards Day 2013 with a Focus on the Impact of Standards on Everyday Life

 Voluntary consensus standards play an essential role in promoting quality, consistency, and dependability across a vast array of industries,...

Mar 19, 2013, 15:56 ET

Draft Agenda Released for ANSI Joint Member Forum

Registration for 2013 Spring Member Forums Closes March 29  The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has publicly released a...

Mar 19, 2013, 13:15 ET

ANSI EESCC Issues General Call for Input on Energy Efficiency Standards and Conformance Activities Relative to the Built Environment

Input to Play Key Role in Development of EESCC Standardization Roadmap  The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy...