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Nov 19, 2014, 09:15 ET

ANSI and IOAS Issue First Accreditation under Joint Assessment Process for Food and Agricultural Product Certification Bodies

 Expanding the global reach of effective third-party accreditation for certifiers of agricultural and food products, the American National...

Nov 18, 2014, 16:05 ET
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce the establishment of the ANSI Network for Smart and Sustainable Cities (ANSSC).

New Sponsorship Opportunities Announced for ANSI Network on Smart and Sustainable Cities

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce new sponsorship opportunities for the ANSI Network on Smart and...

Oct 31, 2014, 13:02 ET

ANSI and ASSE Announce Joint Webinar on New ISO Standard for Global Occupational Health and Safety

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will host a webinar featuring important...

Oct 31, 2014, 11:24 ET

ANSI Accreditation Program Gains International Recognition for Food Safety Scope

 Advancing the global notion of "one standard – one test – one mark of acceptance," the American National Standards Institute...

Oct 28, 2014, 17:25 ET

Former Michigan Governor John Engler Discusses the Importance of Workforce Development during ANSI's Annual Business Meeting

 John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable (BRT) and former governor of Michigan, addressed attendees at the American National...

Oct 27, 2014, 14:32 ET

Standards Alliance to Co-host Mexico City Conference on Regulatory Issues in December

 The Standards Alliance, a public-private partnership between the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the United States Agency for...

Sep 30, 2014, 14:33 ET

Workcred Names Board of Directors

 Workcred, a new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) affiliate organization focused on workforce credentialing, is pleased to announce...

Sep 23, 2014, 11:06 ET

JTC 1 Announces Two Key International Standards for Cloud Computing

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) will release two new International...

Sep 18, 2014, 15:26 ET

Potential Legal Claims and Best Practices for Standards Developers and Conformity Assessment Bodies Will Be the Focus of ANSI's 2014 Legal Issues Forum

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will hold a Legal Issues Forum, addressing Best Practices for Standards Developers and Conformity...

Sep 15, 2014, 14:12 ET

ANSI Announces 2015 Student Paper Competition on Standardization as a Driver of Innovation

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

Aug 27, 2014, 13:04 ET

New Mobile Compatible Version of the ANSI Webstore Launched

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that an updated version of its eStandards Store (eSS) featuring...

Aug 26, 2014, 15:36 ET

ANSI Announces Winners of 2014 Student Paper Competition

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, and its Committee on Education...

Jul 31, 2014, 13:43 ET

ANSI Announces Recipients of the 2014 Leadership and Service Awards

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the recipients of its 2014 Leadership and Service Awards. Recipients have been...

Jul 14, 2014, 12:46 ET

Former Michigan Governor John Engler to Deliver Keynote at ANSI's Annual Business Meeting

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable (BRT) and former...

Jun 23, 2014, 15:13 ET

New Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap Establishes National Framework for Action

With the release today of the Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment, U.S. industry, government, standards developing...

Jun 10, 2014, 16:45 ET
This Year's U.S. Young Professionals Workshop Selectees. (PRNewsFoto/American National Standards...)

USNC Names Participants for 2014 IEC Young Professionals Workshop

 The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce the U.S. winners of the 2014...

Jun 02, 2014, 15:33 ET
Joseph Tretler Jr. was recently named ANSI's vice president, international policy. (PRNewsFoto/ANSI)

ANSI Names Joseph Tretler Jr. as Vice President, International Policy

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

May 27, 2014, 14:39 ET

ANSI Establishes Network on Smart and Sustainable Cities

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce the establishment of the ANSI Network for Smart and Sustainable Cities...

May 14, 2014, 13:01 ET

ANSI Chosen to Serve a Second Term as ONC-Approved Accreditor for the ONC Health Information Technology Certification Program

 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently...

May 12, 2014, 15:39 ET

ANSI and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board to Host Free Webinar in Celebration of World Accreditation Day 2014

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board will hold a free webinar to mark World Accreditation...