"Thanks to the investments made by the stimulus bill and other policy initiatives, U.S. companies are now better positioned than ever to supply global markets with world-class technology and expertise," said Ms. Lamb-Hale. "We recognize the critical role standards play in this dynamic."
"On behalf of the ANSI Board of Directors, I would like to express my appreciation to Ms. Lamb-Hale for joining us at this year-end meeting," said Art Cote, chairman of the ANSI Board of Directors. "Her remarks provided great insight and truly underscored the importance of the standardization community's many efforts to meet the needs of our nation. We look forward to continuing our strong working relationship with the Department of Commerce and its International Trade Administration."