Standards Boost Business Campaign gives U.S. competitive edge.
Press Release Summary:
August 5, 2011 - ANSI and 25 partners across standardization community have launched Standards Boost Business, an outreach initiative to help corporate America harness power of standards and conformance to boost business performance and gain foothold over global competition. Active participation in standards development enables company to exert influence on technical content and align products and services with changing market demand, and provides early access to information on emerging issues.
Original Press Release
Standards Boost Business Campaign Gives U.S. Companies Competitive Edge
Press release date: July 28, 2011
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM)
The Boeing Company
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
IEEE Standards Association
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
International Code Council (ICC)
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
Connector Manufacturing Company
Eaton Electrical, Inc.
Emerson Industrial Automation
Hubbell Electrical Systems
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Safety Equipment Institute (SEI)
SES - The Society for Standards Professionals
Security Industry Association (SIA)
Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
Thomas & Betts Corporation
U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention
UL (Underwriters Laboratories)
For more information, visit www.standardsboostbusiness.org. About Standards Boost Business
Standards Boost Business is an outreach initiative to help U.S. businesses understand the power of standardization in driving business growth, spurring innovation, and advancing U.S. competitiveness. Coordinated by the American National Standards Institute in partnership with members the U.S. standardization community, this free online resource is designed to help corporate leaders understand the strategic and economic value of standards to business and to our overall national competitiveness. To learn more, visit www.standardsboostbusiness.org. About ANSI
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance U.S. global competitiveness and the American quality of life by promoting, facilitating, and safeguarding the integrity of the voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Its membership is comprised of businesses, professional societies and trade associations, standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor organizations. The Institute represents the diverse interests of more than 125,000 companies and organizations and 3.5 million professionals worldwide. The Institute is the official U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and is a U.S. representative to the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).