American National Standards Institute

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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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THE WINDOW COVERING MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION is actively seeking participants for a new technical committee being formed to develop a new standard with the American National Standard Institute for the manufacture of horizontal blinds.
Approved by the American National Standard Institute, the standard was developed by the BHMA.
The Composite Panel Association (CPA) has developed and published an updated version of the American National Standard Institute's (ANSI) Standard for Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) for Interior Applications (A208.2-2002).

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