American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Mission to enhance global competitiveness of U.S. business and quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems.
Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
Non-government, nonprofit association that operates internationally to set standards for products and services through tests, certification, inspection for safety, and performance. Includes EMC and IEC testing.
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Established by Congress to assist industry in the development of technology, to improve product quality, to modernize manufacturing processes, to ensure product reliability, and to facilitate rapid commercialization of products based on new scientific discoveries.