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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...

Jun 27, 2011, 12:30 ET

ANSI Electric Vehicles Standards Panel Begins Work on Roadmap to Support Electric Vehicle Deployment in United States

Jim Matthews of Corning and Jim Pauley of Schneider Electric Lead Panel as Co-chairs On June 20-21, the American National Standards Institute...

Jun 20, 2011, 15:35 ET

ANSI Selected as ONC-Approved Accreditor for the Permanent Certification Program for Health Information Technology

Federal initiative aims to improve health care quality, safety, and efficiency through EHR technology and information exchange The American...

Jun 16, 2011, 09:49 ET

Electric Vehicles Standards Panel to Host First Plenary June 20-21 in Detroit

All Interested Parties Encouraged to Help Drive Safe Implementation of Electric Vehicles in the U.S. The first plenary meeting of the ANSI...

Jun 15, 2011, 10:09 ET

ISO 50001 Standard for Energy Management Now Available from ANSI

Broadly applicable standard could influence up to 60% of the world's energy use The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to...

May 10, 2011, 10:24 ET

In the Fight Against Global Counterfeiting, Newly Released ANSI Report Comes Out Swinging

Action Guide Provides Best Practices for Cross-Sector, Collaborative Solutions Counterfeiting is a growing global concern that crosses all...

May 02, 2011, 17:41 ET

ANSI Electric Vehicles Standards Panel Seeks Participants to Develop Standardization Roadmap for Safe, Mass Deployment of Electric Vehicles in the United States

With their potential for energy independence, reduced carbon emissions, and economic growth, few emerging areas of technology are as exciting as...

Apr 26, 2011, 11:05 ET

ANSI Accredits Investment Management Consultants Association under Personnel Certification Accreditation Program

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

Apr 19, 2011, 14:07 ET

Internet Security Alliance Partners with ANSI and Shared Assessments for Launch of Project on Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information

The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) has joined the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), via its Identity Theft Prevention and Identity...

Mar 23, 2011, 12:36 ET

U.S. Executive Director of TABD to Speak at ANSI Electric Vehicles Workshop

Online Registration Open; Pre-Meeting Materials Available for Attendees In their continuing efforts to promote economic growth, business leaders...

Mar 23, 2011, 10:17 ET

ANSI and Shared Assessments Launch Initiative to Examine Financial Impact and Harm of Breached Patient Information

Healthcare organizations are struggling with two key concerns today: how to protect patient information and how to better understand the financial...

Mar 10, 2011, 11:02 ET

Are Standards Wars a Myth or Reality?

May 12th ANSI Workshop to Examine Market Forces on Standards Development and Conformance Activities Is there such a thing as too many standards?...

Mar 09, 2011, 10:37 ET

ANSI to Facilitate Development of Standardization Roadmap for Safe, Mass Deployment of Electric Vehicles in the United States

A March 4th meeting convened by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has resulted in an agreement by key stakeholders from the private...

Mar 04, 2011, 12:27 ET

Key Asia-Pacific Officials, Experts Discuss Critical Importance of Standards Education

In just a few months, millions of young adults will graduate from college and step into productive careers in the global economy. Meanwhile, those...

Mar 03, 2011, 15:09 ET

ISO Approves U.S. Proposal for International Standards on Human Resource Management

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that its proposal to create International Standards on Human Resource...

Feb 23, 2011, 15:12 ET

ANSI Electric Vehicles Workshop to Feature Report on European Electro-Mobility

ISO and IEC Enter into Memorandum of Understanding on Automotive Electrotechnics What standards will Europe employ to facilitate the rollout of...

Feb 23, 2011, 12:47 ET

U.S. to Celebrate World Standards Day 2011 with a Focus on Advancing Safety and Sustainability Standards Worldwide

Issues of safety and sustainability are important causes for stakeholders around the world, from alternative energies and environmental protection...

Feb 03, 2011, 10:25 ET

Newly Published Edition of United States Standards Strategy Supports U.S. Competitiveness and International Trade

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standards and conformity assessment system, is pleased to...

Feb 01, 2011, 10:22 ET

ANSI Welcomes NFPA as Diamond Sponsor for Electric Vehicles Workshop

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to welcome the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) as a Diamond Sponsor...

Jan 04, 2011, 11:02 ET

ANSI Accredits CrossFit Under Certificate Accreditation Program

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