Represents highway and transportation departments in the U.S. Covers five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail, and water. Fosters the development, operation, and maintenance of an integrated national transportation system.
Represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry: producers, refiners, suppliers, pipeline operators and marine transporters. API has led the development of petroleum and petrochemical equipment and operating standards.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers advances the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world.
Originally the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, interests range from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics among others. Standards online in IEL.
Originally the National Fire Protection Association. Aims to reduce the burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life. Its codes and standards influence every building, process, service, design, and installation in the U.S. and other countries.
NISO, (National Information Standards Organization) identifies, develops, maintains, and publishes technical standards to manage information, including retrieval, re-purposing, storage, metadata, and preservation.
NSF International, The Public Health and Safety Company™, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is the world leader in standards development, product certification, education, and risk-management for public health and safety.
Process Industry Practices (PIP) is a consortium of process industry owners and related engineering construction contractors. PIP publishes Practices, which reflect a harmonization of company engineering standards in many engineering disciplines.
Originally the Society of Automobile Engineers, SAE International creates and manages aerospace and ground vehicle standards. Involved in designing, building, maintaining, and operating self-propelled vehicles for use on land or sea, in air or space.
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent product safety certification organization. UL promotes safe living and working environments for people by the application of safety science and hazard-based safety engineering.
These groups coordinate or harmonize standards developed in several countries. Some are associations for professionals concerns with standards development and use.
The International Code Council, a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention, develops the codes used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards. ISO is a network of the national standards institutes of 157 countries, and a non-governmental consensus-based organization.
An independent, non profit-making international association of national organizations for the application of standards, companies, professional and trade associations, and governmental agencies, concerned with the use of standards.
The voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system. Oversees the creation, promulgation and use of thousands of norms and guidelines as well as accrediting programs that assess conformance to standards.
A National Resource for Global Standards is a search engine for standards from organizations accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), other U.S. private sector standards bodies, government agencies and international organizations.