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Setting the Standards

Published

Author(s)

B C. Collins, W G. Leight

Abstract

This invited article reviews the nature of the pluralistic standards system in the United States and its important relationships to product development, global activities, marketing, and trade. Emphasis is placed on the need to develop a National Standards Strategy and the importance that all those concerned with standardization participate in the developmental process as a means of ensuring the introduction of the best available U.S. technology.
Citation
Mechanical Engineering
Volume
122
Issue
No. 2

Keywords

conformity assessment, national standards strategy, participation in standards development, standards, standards development, standards system, trade, vital concepts

Citation

Collins, B. and Leight, W. (2000), Setting the Standards, Mechanical Engineering (Accessed June 24, 2024)

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Created January 31, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021