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ASTM Signs Memorandums of Understanding with Three National Standard Bodies

ASTM has signed four new memorandums of understanding with national standards bodies, bringing the total number of such ASTM partnerships to 91. The latest MOUs were enacted with the following national standards bodies:

  • St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards, St. Kitts and Nevis. Signed by James A. Thomas, ASTM International president, and Hiram Williams, acting director, SKNBS, on July 25.
  • Burundi Bureau of Standards (BBN), Burundi. Signed by Thomas and Damien Nakobedetse, director, BBN, on Sept. 10.
  • Namibian Standards Institution, Namibia. Signed by Thomas and Riundja Ali Kaakunga (Othy), CEO, NSI, on Sept. 11.
  • Thai Industrial Standards Institute, Thailand. Signed by Thomas and Urit Srinongkote, secretary general, TISI, on Sept. 15.

ASTM's MOU program was launched in 2001 to promote communication between ASTM International and national standards bodies worldwide, fostering awareness of the standardization systems of all parties involved. For more information about the ASTM International MOU program, go to the ASTM website.

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Issue Month: 
November/December
Issue Year: 
2014