National Standards Institute (ANSI)
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has served in its capacity as
administrator and coordinator of the United States private sector voluntary
standardization system for 80 years. Founded in 1918 by five engineering societies and
three government agencies, the Institute remains a private, nonprofit membership
organization supported by a diverse constituency of private and public sector
- American Society for
Nondestructive Testing, Inc.
The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc. (ASNT) is the worlds largest
technical society for nondestructive testing (NDT) professionals. (See What is
Through our organization and membership, we provide a forum for exchange of NDT technical
information; NDT educational materials and programs; and standards and services for the
qualification and certification of NDT personnel. ASNT promotes the discipline of NDT as a
profession and facilitates NDT research and technology applications.
- American Society for Testing
and Materials (ASTM)
Technical Standards for Industries worldwide
- ASM, International (ASM)
ASM International is the society for materials engineers, a worldwide network dedicated to
advancing industry, technology, and applications of metals and materials.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a worldwide federation of
national standards bodies from some 130 countries, one from each country. ISO is a
non-governmental organization established in 1947. The mission of ISO is to promote the
development of standardization and related activities in the world with a view to
facilitating the international exchange of goods and services, and to developing
cooperation in the spheres of intellectual, scientific, technological and economic
International Telecommunication Union. Telecom events, Publications, Standardization,
- International Electrotechnical
The International Electrotechnical Commission is the international standards and
conformity assessment body for all fields of electrotechnology.