The word “standard” is commonly used in daily language, so much so that people do not always reflect on its definition. Even in the standards-development community, the term can function in casual…

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Balloting is one of the core elements of standards development. Participating in task groups offers an opportunity to shape standards at the earliest stages, while subcommittee and main committee…

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ASTM International is well-known for its technical standards, which affect people and industries across the world every single day. However, the organization also publishes a wide range of items…

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ASTM International draws strength from the broad expertise and insights of its members, who possess diverse viewpoints and a wide range of experiences. As a result, committees and ASTM staff have…

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When developing a new work item or forming a new committee/subcommittee, it can be helpful to connect with stakeholders who may have an interest in the topic. The previous installment of this…

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Once an ASTM International technical committee formulates an idea…

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In recent months, ASTM International has been excited to see the return of in-person meetings. However, there are several event formats that can address the diverse needs of the individuals who…

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ASTM International’s program for Emerging Professionals (EP) provides an opportunity for new members who demonstrate the potential to be leaders within their committee and industry at large.

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We’ve all worked the last few years in a mostly remote work environment, conducting meetings on various virtual platforms. Although ASTM International’s technical…

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ASTM International offers opportunity: For you, your career, your company, and your industry. 

While standards work takes time, effort, and energy, it’s work needed by your company and…

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