The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), established in 1918, is a non-profit, private company that oversees and coordinates the voluntary standards and conformity testing system of the United States. T he Institute works together with industry and government stakeholders to define and implement standards-based and compliance-based strategies for national and global priorities.
Standards and technological regulations together have an impact on up to 93 percent of global trade. Globally applicable requirements and enforcement mechanisms to ensure that they are used efficiently help to improve performance, open markets, enhance customer trust and minimize costs.
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