A corporation, partnership or other entity that is created under the laws of the United States or any state, district or territory thereof and that is engaged in industrial or commercial enterprise or professional, educational, research, testing or trade activity. Any affiliate, division or joint venture of a corporation, company, firm or partnership may, at the discretion of the ANSI Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, be eligible for membership.
A not-for-profit scientific, technical, professional, labor, consumer, trade or other association or organization that is involved in standards, conformity assessment or related activities.
A department, authority or agency of the United States government or of any state, interstate, regional or local government, interested in voluntary standards or conformity assessment.
An entity that has no legal presence (e.g., subsidiaries, business units, branch offices) in the United States or any state thereof. International members shall not be entitled to vote on issues coming before the membership.