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A recognized international leader, ASTM has developed standards in over 150 major global industries. Our volunteer members are producers, users, consumers, government, and academia from more than 150 countries.
An organization of inclusion, ASTM International offers global access to fully transparent standards development, resulting in the highest technical excellence in standardization. We support all countries that want to contribute to and benefit from globally accepted standards.
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