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The latest news, technical committee updates, events, and announcements for January 2023.


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ASTM Celebrates 125th Anniversary

It's an exciting time at ASTM International. This year, we’re celebrating our 125th anniversary! Check out our website at There, view a timeline of our history, note news and events related to this milestone, and help us celebrate by, among other things, submitting your personal well wishes to our online guestbook.

Coming soon are celebrations at January Committee Week, and the first of our no-cost 125th Annual Webinar Series — "The Value of ASTM International Standards in Today’s Marketplace" — on February 16 at 11am EST. Hear from various volunteer technical committee members on the importance of ASTM standards, how they are applied by companies and government agencies, and just how interwoven they are into the everyday products and services we use. Click here to register.

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Bill Ells Begins Term as Board Chair

In a new online interview and video, ASTM International's new board chair William A. Ells discusses the importance of standards in his role of Vice President of Sales for Vibram, USA, and looks to the future of ASTM membership as the organization celebrates its 125th anniversary. Click here to watch video, or click here to read interview.

Bill dedicates his year of service as board chair to Oliver Delery and Dan Schultz. Watch tribute video here.

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ASTM's online store now carries 125th Anniversary promotional items like twill caps in addition to new tees and polo shirts.

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January 2023 Committee Week
Jan 22-27, San Antonio, TX

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3rd ASTM AM CoE Specialty Workshop — Digitalization of the Construction Industry
Jan 25-26, West Conshohocken, PA

Best Practices and Approaches for Computed Tomography for Additive Manufacturing

The Value of ASTM International Standards in Today’s Marketplace


Biodegradability: Definition, Testing, Specification, and Certification

Phase I Environmental Site Assessments: 1-Day

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Practices For Commercial Real Estate: Phase I Site Assessment & Transaction Screen

Major Testing Techniques for Plastics: An Introduction
Jan 24, West Conshohocken, PA

Deep Desulfurization of Production of Clean (Ultra Low Sulfur) Transportation Fuels

Building Energy Performance and Improvement Evaluation
Feb 6-9, VIRTUAL

Gasoline: Specifications, Testing and Technology
Feb 6-10, VIRTUAL

Phase I Environmental Site Assessments- 1-Day 

Corrosion Testing, Measurements, and Monitoring: Application and Use of Electrochemical Techniques
Feb 13-17, VIRTUAL

Phase I & Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Processes
Feb 14-17, VIRTUAL

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Practices For Commercial Real Estate: Phase I Site Assessment & Transaction Screen
Feb 21-22, Houston, TX

Aviation Fuels: Specifications and Test Methods
Feb 21-23, Atlanta, GA

Introduction to Corrective Action, Preventative Action for the Cannabis Industry
Feb 21-23, VIRTUAL


Performance of Buildings

A new test method for moisture in insulating glass has been developed [More].


Concrete and concrete aggregates committee presented its 2022 Frank E. Richart Award to Lawrence Sutter [More].

The 2022 Frank W. Reinhart Award has been award to David Bourell for his contributions to ASTM’s additive manufacturing committee [More].


Teresa Cendrowska
Teresa Cendrowska, vice president for global cooperation

ASTM Staff Participate in UN Economic and Social Committee Program  

In December, Teresa Cendrowska, vice president for global cooperation, and Emmanuel Escoto, global cooperation’s manager for engagement, participated in the United Nations’ Economic and Social Committee’s (ECOSOC) Consultations with Non-government Organization’s in Consultative Status with ECOSOC.


Additive Manufacturing—Nondestructive Testing—Intentionally Seeding Flaws in Metallic Parts

Adjuncts & Reference Radiographs – browse by committee

Compilations by Committee

Corrosion Tests and Standards: Application and Interpretation - Second Edition

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