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Access the Spring 2021 Edition of USNC Current: "The Everyday Impacts of Our Work"


The latest edition of the USNC Current, “Why We’re Here: The Everyday Impacts of Our Work” is now available. Access the issue, published by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). The issue highlights the importance of the work of thousands of standards professionals across the United States and captures what it's like to work behind the scenes.

Feature articles in the issue include:

  • Using Standards to Help Ensure Product Safety: Testing and Certification Insights
  • Cybersecurity Standards and Guidelines to Assist Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers
  • Leveraging Standards for Manufacturing Digital Transformation
  • USNC Launches New Professional Mentoring Program

The issue also provides information on the IEC General Meeting, to be held October 31 – November 4, 2022, in San Francisco. Organizations with a stake in all areas of electrotechnology are invited to demonstrate their commitment to international standardization and conformity assessment through sponsorship of the 10-day event.

Access the USNC Current - Spring 2021 Edition.

If you are interested in contributing to the next publication of the USNC Current, please submit proposed news items to Megan Pahl, [email protected].

About the USNC

A committee of ANSI, the USNC serves as the focal point for U.S. parties who are interested in the development, promulgation, and use of globally relevant standards for the electrotechnical industry. The committee is also engaged in the assessment of conformance to standards, in areas such as testing, certification, and accreditation.

As the U.S. representative to the IEC and many related regional standardization bodies, the USNC is a conduit to the global standards-setting community for technical and policy positions arising in the U.S., and brings issues from the global arena to the U.S. for review, consideration, and response. Strong U.S. participation in the IEC is critical to national competitiveness and the continued growth and innovation in U.S. electrotechnical industries.


Jana Zabinski

Senior Director, Communications & Public Relations


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Beth Goodbaum

Journalist/Communications Specialist


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