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Standards.gov is your pathway to standards solutions. The NIST Standards Coordination Office provides tools, programs, services, and educational resources about documentary standards and conformity assessment.

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MEXICO-USA-CANADA WORKSHOP
On September 22, NIST, the General Directorate of Standards (DGN) of Mexico, and the Standards Council of Canada will hold a virtual Mexico-USA-Canada Workshop: Overview of Mexico’s National Quality Infrastructure Law. Registration details will be provided shortly.  


Standards.gov is administered by the Standards Coordination Office (SCO) at NIST. This site provides:  

  • background materials and resources on the documentary standards and conformity assessment landscape that are useful for industry and academia; 
  • useful documentary standards and conformity assessment information freely available to the general public; and
  • information about the use of documentary standards and conformity assessment activities in the Federal government. 

Standards provide industries and innovators with a common language that facilitates trade, simplifies transactions and enables people to work together toward greater common goals that cut across disciplines and borders. NIST supports the development of standards by identifying areas where they are needed, convening stakeholders and providing technical and scientific guidance and expertise to help stakeholder groups reach a consensus.

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MEXICO-USA-CANADA WORKSHOP

Tue, Sep 22 2020
MEXICO-USA-CANADA WORKSHOP OVERVIEW OF MEXICO'S NATIONAL QUALITY INFRASTRUCTURE LAW VIA WEBEX TALLER MÉXICO-EE.UU

Publications

ABC's of Conformity Assessment

Author(s)
Lisa J. Carnahan, Amy L. Phelps
The Standards Coordination Office periodically publishes information related to standards and conformity assessment as a service to producers and users of such

Contacts

Standards.gov

  • Standards Coordination Office
    (301) 975-4000
    NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 2100
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-2100