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Jan 30, 2012, 11:39 ET

Gaining Access to Global Markets: February 6 Webinar to Demonstrate Importance of U.S. Participation in International Standards Setting

From energy efficiency and renewable resources to electric vehicles and the smart grid, opportunities for U.S. innovation and economic growth are...

Jan 24, 2012, 12:22 ET

ANSI Accreditation to Support Smart Grid Testing and Certification Framework

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, is playing a key role...

Jan 23, 2012, 15:49 ET

ANSI 17024 Accreditation Goes International: EC-Council Malaysia On-Site Assessment is the First Outside of North America

 Personnel certification has become international and has engendered an increasingly competitive and complex global workforce, underscoring the...

Jan 23, 2012, 10:23 ET

Ernst & Young Achieves ANSI Accreditation for Greenhouse Gas Emission Verification

Initiative helps boost consumer, industry, and government confidence in greenhouse gas reporting  The American National Standards...

Jan 13, 2012, 10:37 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...

Jan 04, 2012, 15:18 ET

ANSI Accredits Manufacturing Skills Standards Council under Personnel Certification Accreditation Program

ANSI Accredits Manufacturing Skills Standards Council under Personnel Certification Accreditation Program Initiative boosts skills, core...

Jan 03, 2012, 16:29 ET

ANSI and IREC Announce Pilot Accreditation Program for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

ANSI and IREC Announce Pilot Accreditation Program for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Applications accepted through January 17, 2012...

Dec 07, 2011, 15:15 ET

ANSI Board Names Volunteer Leaders for 2012

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

Dec 05, 2011, 12:18 ET

Reflecting China's Commitment to Increased Cooperation, ANSI and Shanghai Association for Standardization Co-Host Seminar on Economic Globalization and Standardization

A decade after its entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO), China has become the United States' fastest-growing export market and one of the...

Oct 25, 2011, 16:48 ET

U.S. Government Supports Partnership Between American National Standards Institute and Georgian Accreditation Center

The U.S. Agency for International Development's Economic Prosperity Initiative (EPI) supports the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between...

Oct 10, 2011, 12:57 ET

ANSI Electric Vehicles Standards Panel to Meet November 17-18 in Arlington, VA

All Interested Parties Invited to Participate in Development of U.S. Standardization Roadmap The ANSI Electric Vehicles Standards Panel (EVSP)...

Oct 07, 2011, 12:00 ET

ANSI Accredits Blue C, LLC, dba HVACRedu.net, under ANSI-CAP

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary...

Sep 20, 2011, 13:16 ET

APEC Conference Tackles Global Energy Management Challenge

Volatile energy prices and increased calls for energy security and environmental protection have underscored the urgent need for organizations...

Sep 13, 2011, 09:56 ET

California Law Specifies ANSI as the Accreditation Body for California Food Handlers Safety Training Providers

Under an amendment to California's Health and Safety Code enacted last week, training providers issuing personnel certificates to food safety...

Aug 30, 2011, 10:31 ET

ANSI Accredits ICOR under ANSI Certificate Accreditation Program

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

Aug 25, 2011, 15:40 ET

ANSI Launches Accreditation Program for Health Information Technology Certification Bodies Under ONC Permanent Certification Program

Applications will be accepted through October 7, 2011 WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2011  /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards...

Aug 18, 2011, 15:35 ET

ANSI and IREC to Pursue Joint Accreditation Program to Bolster Workforce Readiness for Clean Energy Economy

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has announced a partnership with the...

Aug 17, 2011, 11:06 ET

ANSI Releases Report on Standards Needed to Support Electric Vehicles in the United States

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has submitted to the U.S. Department of...

Aug 15, 2011, 12:22 ET

ANSI Announces Recipients of the 2011 Leadership and Service Awards

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the recipients of its 2011 Leadership and Service Awards. Recipients have been...

Jul 28, 2011, 10:30 ET

Standards Boost Business Campaign Gives U.S. Companies Competitive Edge

More than 80 percent of global commodity trade is impacted by standards and conformance – that translates to more than 13 trillion business...