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An Interview with JSA President Masami Tanaka Masami Tanaka provides insight about standards in Japan and his country's participation in standards-related groups. What is the purpose of the Northeast Asia Standards Cooperation Forum, and what is... more
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An Interview with John Walter, CEO of the Standards Council of Canada SCC leader John Walter discusses the strategic value of standardization, his organization's priorities and harmonizing Canadian and U.S. standards. How is the Standards Council... more
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An Interview with Fred Walas, P.E., Fuels Technology Manager, Marathon Petroleum Company Marathon Petroleum's Fred Walas talks about today's energy developments, sustainability at his company's refineries and the crucial role of standards in fuel... more
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An Interview with Jay Timmons, President and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers According to the National Association of Manufacturers, an estimated 17.4 million jobs in the United States - about one in six private sector jobs - are... more
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The director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology talks about the institute, its realignment, and the ongoing and growing importance of standards. The White House has indicated a strong interest in standards policy and has taken the... more
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An Interview with Anne Ellis, P.E., of AECOM A director at AECOM, a global firm that builds, finances and operates diverse types of infrastructure, Anne Ellis, P.E., talks about her work in innovation and knowledge sharing. What are your current... more
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An Interview with Robert A. Ivy Buildings today can meet societal and personal needs like never before, and standards are part of the picture. Robert A. Ivy, CEO of the American Institute of Architects, explains. How do you think building safety... more
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An Interview with Rachel Weintraub of the Consumer Federation of America Working at the intersection of advocacy, standards and legislation, Rachel Weintraub talks about improving the safety of children's products. How are standards and the... more
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Alex King talks about the management of rare and critical resources. How are rare earth materials critical in clean energy and manufacturing? Almost anything that you use contains some materials that are potentially in short supply - we call them... more
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An Interview with Bruce Andrews, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation and more are all part of the Commerce Department's focus on growth... more

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