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ASTM President James A. Thomas and ASTM members speak on the value of ASTM standards across various sectors.
ASTM International President discusses the American National Standards Institute's (ANSI) "Standards Boost Business Campaign." The SBB campaign is a public awareness campaign aimed at C-level (e.g., CEO, CFO, COO, etc.) executives and other private-sector leaders. Its goal is to increase their understanding of how the U.S. voluntary standards system and its activities can boost business performance.