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ANSI Celebrates 100 Years Leading the Collaborative U.S. Standardization System


DC Gala Features Dedication of Artwork Highlighting the Role of Voluntary Standards and Conformance in Innovation, Progress, and Health and Safety

The three-dimensional wall collage, which includes photos, publications, and artifacts, will be permanently installed in ANSI's Washington, DC, headquarters. ANSI's New York office will feature an interactive version.

In honor of its milestone year, ANSI has published an anniversary webpage,, displaying historical content, congratulatory letters from Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, event information, and a growing set of educational tools and videos. An interactive Web version of the ANSI centennial artwork will be published via the anniversary page in the coming weeks.

Contribute to the conversation on Twitter with hashtag #ANSIturns100.

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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 and serves the diverse interests of more than 270,000 companies and organizations and 30 million professionals worldwide. ANSI 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). For more information, visit


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