ANSI - American National Standards Institute

Endorsement of the U.S. National Standards Strategy

The breadth of its implementation measures the effectiveness of any strategy

Since approval of the first-ever National Standards Strategy (NSS) for the United States on August 31, 2000, members and staff of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have encouraged widespread endorsement of the Strategy by all constituents of the U.S. standardization and conformity assessment community. The organizations listed below have confirmed their support of the NSS by returning a formal, written letter of endorsement to ANSI.

Endorsements received as of March 22, 2004

ANSI Company Members

Augspurger Engineering, Inc.
Bausch and Lomb
Brown Stove Works, Inc
Caterpiller, Inc
CSI Telecommunications
Deere & Company
Diversified Inspections/ITL
ELTEK International Laboratories
Frost Controls Inc.
General Motors Corporation
Glasgow Products, Inc.
Heath and Associates
Kay M. Villa Consulting
Mobile Equipment Company
Parker Hannifin
S.T. Hudson International
The TORO Company
United Technologies Corporation
W3Net, LLC

ANSI Organization Members

American Boat and Yacht Council
American Chemical Society
American Society for Quality
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
American Water Works Association
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM)
Automotive Lift Institute Inc.
BIFMA International
Global Knowledge Economics Council
Information Technology Industry Council
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc (IEEE)
Instrumentation, Systems and Automotive Society (ISA)
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
SAE International
Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers
Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
The Aluminum Association
Toy Industry Association
Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America

ANSI Accredited Standards Developers


US Technical Advisory Group


If your organization has not already endorsed the NSS, we encourage you to consider immediate pursuit of this endorsement.

For more information, please contact ANSI's staff coordinator for the NSS, Lisa Rajchel (tel: 212.642.4932;

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