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2014-03-17 12:25:26

NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its 2014 Leadership and Service Awards. The awards, which are presented in conjunction with World Standards Week (WSW) 2014, honor individuals who have made significant contributions to voluntary consensus standardization and conformity assessment programs and have consistently demonstrated a commitment to their industry, their nation, and the...

2014-02-10 16:22:31

Applications will be accepted from February 10, 2014, through April 11, 2014 NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has created a new pilot program to determine the eligibility of program operators for environmental labels and declarations Type III and to assess the competence of certification bodies that verify/validate Environmental Product Declarations (EPD)....

2014-01-31 12:27:47

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is currently seeking nominations of young electrotechnology professionals to participate in the upcoming IEC Young Professionals 2014 Workshop, which will be held on November 10-14, 2014, in Tokyo in conjunction with the 78th IEC General Meeting (GM). Nominations can be submitted using the USNC Young Professionals Workshop Nomination Form until April...

2013-10-08 23:28:36

At the ANSI World Standards Week award ceremony, A2LA President/CEO, Peter Unger, was awarded the Gerald H. Ritterbusch Conformity Assessment Medal which honors distinguished service in promoting the understanding and application of conformity assessment methods as a means of providing confidence in standards compliance for the marketplace. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 At the ANSI World Standards Week award ceremony, A2LA President/CEO, Peter Unger, was awarded the Gerald H....

2013-01-28 16:25:30

Program aims to strengthen the future of technology transfer and encourage the participation of young professionals in shaping the future of standardization and conformance NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is seeking nominations for young professionals at the start of their electrotechnology careers to participate in the Young Professionals 2013 Workshop, to be held in conjunction...

2012-04-09 06:24:57

NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system and a global leader in conformity assessment, is pleased to announce that the West Virginia Legislature has recognized ANSI's Accreditation Program for Personnel Certification Bodies in the Crane Operator Certification Act. Passed on March 10, 2012, the act amends aspects of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, that pertain to...

2012-04-05 06:23:07

NEW YORK, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system and a global leader in conformity assessment, is pleased to announce the accreditation of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) under ANSI's Accreditation Program for Personnel Certification Bodies. A federally funded research and development center sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and operated...

2012-01-24 11:22:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, is playing a key role in the national push for a robust, reliable, and interoperable smart grid for the United States. Ranking among the Obama Administration's top priorities for the nation, the smart grid is a planned nationwide network that integrates information and communication technologies, enabling two-way...

2012-01-23 14:49:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Personnel certification has become international and has engendered an increasingly competitive and complex global workforce, underscoring the value of industry-recognized credentials that can be carried across national borders. In response to this growing need, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standardization and conformity assessment system, is expanding its activities to enable international...

2012-01-23 09:23:00

Initiative helps boost consumer, industry, and government confidence in greenhouse gas reporting NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, is pleased to announce the accreditation of Ernst & Young under the Institute's Accreditation Program for Greenhouse Gas Validation/Verification Bodies. Launched in 2008, the program oversees the professional conduct of...