Standardization News

Since UHMWPE — ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene — came into regular medical use, the medical world has not looked back. 

Decades later, with a few significant changes, the material... read more

On Sept. 15, 2020, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Israel, and Bahrain signed an agreement known as the Abraham Accords Peace Agreement. Among other things, the agreement aims to “acknowledge the... read more

Preventing infection and disease transmission has been a primary goal of the global medical community for many years, particularly with regard to the medical equipment and devices used... read more

The coronavirus pandemic has transformed 2020 into one of the most challenging years in recent memory, disrupting our lives in ways big and small. As infection rates around the world have... read more

John Logar has done many things in his life deliberately. He has served on local school boards, coached youth sports, and graduated with a degree in mathematics from Rowan University in New Jersey... read more

To say that 2020 was not the best of years would be an understatement. The litany of reasons would be far too long to include here, but suffice it to say, a global pandemic and state- and nation-... read more

Sensory evaluation — including how to understand reactions at their simplest: “I like this,” “I don’t like that” and what is noticeable about products (using naïve or trained respondents) — has... read more

Society has seen an evolution of laws as they relate to the cannabis plant in recent years, leading to increased acceptance and legalization of cannabis products for medicinal and recreational use... read more

The September/October print edition of Standardization News included a collection of member profiles. However, realizing we could easily fill an entire print edition with interesting member... read more

Global Cooperation and Satellite Offices

Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) partnerships have increased, with the Institut Algérien de Normalisation (IANOR) and Standards New Zealand (... read more