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ASTM Interactive Timeline Shows Lays Out Years of Standards Development


ASTM International has published a new, interactive timeline of the organization’s formation and growth to mark its 125th anniversary.

Some notable moments for standardization in the organization’s history include:

  • 1901: ASTM issues its first standard, guiding steel rails
  • 1942: ASTM introduces emergency standards to support WWII efforts
  • 1978: ASTM begins developing consumer product standards
  • 2018: ASTM launches its first Center of Excellence, on additive manufacturing

View the full timeline on ASTM’s website.

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