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ASTM International is one of the world’s most respected technical publishers of standards, technical papers and related information. Applied to just about everything from petroleum and steel to construction, commercial real estate assessment and sustainability. ASTM standards help companies improve quality and competitiveness while improving the lives of millions around the world every day.

Through ASTM Compass®, you get online access to the most up-to-date standards as well as powerful workflow tools to help your organization work smarter. In addition, ASTM provides training, proficiency testing and certification programs to help improve your competitiveness.

Quickly find the standards you need to use in your industry. Access any of ASTM’s 12,000+ standards, as well as AASHTO, AATCC, UNE (AENOR), API, AWWA, CGA, IES, and UOP standards online or offline whenever you need them.

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MOU Program

The ASTM Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Program helps established and developing nations participate in the standards development process and broaden the acceptance and use of ASTM standards.

In the Latin American region, we have MOUs in place with:

Peru — The National Institute for Quality (INACAL, formerly INDECOPI)
Bolivia — Intituo de Normalization y Calidad (IBNORCA)
Columbia — Instituto Colombiano de Normas Technicas y Certificacion (ICONTEC)

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