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ANSI Recognizes Standardization Leaders

ANSI Recognizes Standardization Leaders

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of¬†electroindustry. Ken Gettman, Director, International Standards, NEMA The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) honored leaders of the U.S. and global voluntary standards and conformity assessment community for contributions to and accomplishments in the industry at the 2016 ANSI Awards Banquet and Ceremony on October 26. Several in the NEMA community were among those honored: Timothy Duffy, manager of conformity Read more […]

NEMA Connects in Middle East

NEMA Connects in Middle East

This piece was originally published in the October 2016 issue of electroindustry. Madeleine Bugel, Program Manager, NEMA Khaled Masri, Program Manager, NEMA Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs, NEMA Spurred by direct involvement of NEMA member companies and a greater understanding of the challenges and opportunities they face in the Middle East, NEMA is stepping up advocacy activities devoted to this vital region. In August, NEMA staff met with Taha Alshareef, commercial Read more […]

Harmonization: Good for Business

Harmonization: Good for Business

This piece was originally published in the October 2016 issue of electroindustry. Danny Abbate, Industry Director, Commercial Products, NEMA Most engineering and business students receive only a cursory introduction to standards and harmonization when studying for their undergraduate degrees. The leaders of tomorrow do not understand why standards and harmonization are important. Simply put, harmonization allows manufacturers to use one standard, for one test, to follow only one set of Read more […]