Standardization News

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 continued... 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-wide... 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 stories... read more
Global Cooperation and Satellite OfficesMemorandums of Understanding (MoUs) partnerships have increased, with the Institut Algérien de Normalisation (IANOR) and Standards New Zealand (SNZ) being the... read more
The global pandemic has left millions wondering what the world will be like once COVID-19 has been tamed. However, five years ago, the United Nations (U.N.) was already imagining — and planning for... read more
The world is in the midst of a renewable energy renaissance.According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), in the first quarter of 2020, global use of renewable energy rose by nearly 1.5%... read more
ASTM International’s greatest resource is its membership. Our members work with other professionals all over the world, forging lasting friendships and connections and gaining knowledge and expertise... read more