About ASTM

About ASTM

ASTM International is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of voluntary consensus standards. Today, over 12,500 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance health and safety, strengthen market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.

Our leadership in international standards development is driven by the contributions of our members: more than 30,000 of the world’s top technical experts and business professionals representing 140 countries. Working in an open and transparent process and using ASTM’s advanced IT infrastructure, our members create the test methods, specifications, classifications, guides and practices that support industries and governments worldwide.

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Standardization News is the official bimonthly magazine of ASTM International. It provides news of ASTM’s latest work in international standardization, columns about how standards are developed, interviews with industry expert and features that show how ASTM International standards benefit governments, industries, consumers and global trade. Standardization News is available in English, Spanish and Chinese.

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