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New Technologies High on Agenda for Emirates

New Technologies High on Agenda for Emirates

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Khaled Masri, Program Manager Madeleine Bugel, Program Manager His Excellency Abdulla A. Al Maeeni, director general of the Emirates Standardization and Metrology Authority (ESMA), visited NEMA headquarters in September to discuss topics ranging from ESMA’s interests in advancing smart cities and medical technologies to the Gulf Standards Organization (GSO), the U.S. electrical safety system, and NEMA Read more […]

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 […]

Weighing in on the Value of Standards

Weighing in on the Value of Standards

This piece was originally published in the October 2016 issue of electroindustry. Kevin Connelly, Senior Program Manager, NEMA   Companies from diverse sectors of our industries devote countless hours to standards development in areas such as electric vehicles, medical imaging equipment, wiring devices, and industrial controls. These sectors are as likely to cultivate evolving innovations as they are to protect mature technologies. It leads one to ask why do all industries with Read more […]