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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...

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...