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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...

Mar 05, 2013, 10:53 ET

ANSI Opens Nominations for 2013 Leadership and Service Awards

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced the Call for Nominations for its 2013 Leadership and Service Awards.  The...

Feb 07, 2013, 16:51 ET

ANSI Members Now Receive 10% Tuition Rebate for NYU-Poly Online Courses

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce a new member benefit...

Jan 28, 2013, 13:57 ET

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

Program aims to strengthen the future of technology transfer and encourage the participation of young professionals in shaping the future of...

Jan 22, 2013, 16:01 ET

ANSI and IREC Launch Full Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Certificate Accreditation Program

 The American National Standard Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, and the Interstate Renewable Energy...

Jan 16, 2013, 10:44 ET

ANSI Accredits Cisco Career Certifications, Bolstering Networking and Security Workforce

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system and a global leader in conformity...

Jan 11, 2013, 12:09 ET

ANSI Announces 2013 Student Paper Competition

 As part of its continuing efforts to raise awareness of the strategic significance of standards and conformance among postsecondary students,...

Dec 19, 2012, 15:55 ET

ANSI Board Names Volunteer Leaders for 2013

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

Dec 17, 2012, 17:29 ET

ANSI Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative

Seeks Input on Relevant Standards and Existing Gaps in the Built Environment As part of its ongoing efforts to assess the energy efficiency...

Dec 10, 2012, 17:04 ET

ANSI Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative Seeks Participants to Help Develop Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap

 With its potential to fuel job creation, bolster energy independence, and fuel the U.S. economy, energy efficiency has been attracting a lot...

Dec 06, 2012, 11:01 ET

American and European Standards Organizations Agree to Strengthen Transatlantic Cooperation on Standards for Electric Vehicles

BRUSSELS and NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cooperation on eMobility standardization was the focus of discussion during a...

Nov 06, 2012, 12:58 ET

ANSI to Host Industry Briefing on Market Access in Post-WTO Russia

In August 2012, Russia – the world's ninth largest economy – officially acceded to the World Trade Organization (WTO), opening up a...

Nov 05, 2012, 12:23 ET

Experts Discuss Incorporation by Reference at the ANSI Legal Issues Forum

On October 10, 2012, nearly 100 legal experts, government officials, and members of the standards and conformity assessment community came together...