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American National Standards Institute

A non-profit organization that oversees development of voluntary standards of quality for products of governments and private companies. Members include government agencies, corporations, academics, and other individuals. While it was established by groups primarily interested in engineering standards, it works in other fields as well, notably health care. It was founded in 1918.
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Lane Hallenbeck, ANSI vice president of accreditation services, will continue to lead ANSI's accreditation programs and becomes the executive director of the newly unified ANAB, reporting to ANSI president and CEO Joe Bhatia.
Names of ANSI leaders since 1918, along with their companies and organizations, are engraved in the border.
Ansi hit 85mph as he went "round and round" roads in Edgbaston, Moseley and Stirchley.
Ansi had fought in Bosnia in the 1990s and worked for al Qaeda in the Philippines and Afghanistan.
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ANSI is the official US representative to the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and, via the US National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and is a US representative to the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).
ANSI C63.5 was accepted by consensus in the United States while in Europe.
NSF is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop American National Standards.