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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...

Dec 09, 2010, 13:16 ET

SAVE THE DATE: ANSI Workshop on Standards and Codes for Electric Drive Vehicles April 5-6, 2011

With billions of dollars in public and private-sector investment at stake, few technological innovations have captured as much attention in recent...

Dec 06, 2010, 11:43 ET

ANSI Board Names Volunteer Leaders for 2011

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

Nov 01, 2010, 09:48 ET

ANSI Announces Availability of International Social Responsibility Standard, ISO 26000

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that ISO 26000, Guidance on social responsibility, is now available on the...

Oct 14, 2010, 16:01 ET

Farewell Dinner for 2010 IEC General Meeting to Feature Donation of Laptops, Printers, and Power Cords to Northwest Autism Center

The United States National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce that the farewell dinner...

Oct 12, 2010, 14:04 ET

World Electrotechnical Experts to Discuss Energy Generation, Distribution, and Conservation at Open Session of IEC 2010 General Meeting

Microsoft's Dan Reed To Provide Keynote Address The United States National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission...

Oct 07, 2010, 11:34 ET

U.S. to Host Largest-Ever Meeting of International Electrotechnology Experts

The United States National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce that the 2010 IEC General...

Sep 17, 2010, 14:26 ET

ANSI Calls for Comments on Directory of U.S. Technical Requirements as Part of U.S.-India SCCP

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is seeking public comments on a database that will serve as a directory of technical requirements...

Sep 08, 2010, 16:56 ET

September 21 ANSI Conference to Address Advancing American Competitiveness Through Conformity Assessment

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that registration is open for its upcoming conference, Advancing American...

Aug 27, 2010, 10:29 ET

ANSI Launches Pilot ENERGY STAR® Accreditation Program

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, today announced the launch of...

Aug 23, 2010, 12:28 ET

Cross-Sector Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions to be Explored at September 22 ANSI Conference

Secretary Locke of the U.S. Department of Commerce to deliver keynote address  The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased...

Aug 18, 2010, 14:07 ET

ANSI Issues Two Accreditations Under Certificate Accreditation Program

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

Aug 16, 2010, 13:24 ET

ANSI Recognized by OSHA as an Approved Accrediting Body for Crane Operator Certification Programs

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has been recognized as an approved accreditor of crane operator certification programs by the...

Aug 12, 2010, 14:37 ET

ANSI Accredits First Certification Body Under Superior Energy Performance Pilot Accreditation Program

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, today announced that KEMA...

Aug 12, 2010, 12:08 ET

ANSI Partners with ACR for Greenhouse Gas Accreditation Program

As part of its continuing commitment to enhance the accreditation program for greenhouse gas (GHG) validation and/or verification bodies (V/VBs),...

Aug 09, 2010, 15:46 ET

ANSI Announces Recipients of the 2010 Leadership and Service Awards

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the recipients of its 2010 Leadership and Service Awards. Recipients have been...

May 12, 2010, 13:34 ET

U.S. Department of Defense Names ANSI Accreditor of Personnel Certification Bodies for Workforce Improvement Program Under DoD Directive 8570.1

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has been named the approved accreditor of certification bodies by the U.S. Department of Defense...

Mar 31, 2010, 14:26 ET

ISA and ANSI Release New Action Guide to Help Business Leaders Mitigate the Risk and Damage of Cyber Attacks

The Financial Management of Cyber Risk: An Implementation Framework for CFOs The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) and the American National...

Feb 12, 2010, 15:53 ET

HITSP Contract With U.S. HHS Extended Through April 2010

The Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP) is pleased to announce that its contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human...