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tors to develop voluntary standards for a wide array of United States industries. ANSI is the official United States member body to the world's leading standards bodies: the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), via the United States National Committee (USNC). American Nuclear Society (ANS) 555 N. Kensington Avenue, LaGrange Park, IL 60526 (708) 352-6611 (708) 352-0499 (fax) () The American Nuclear Society is a not-for-profit, international, scientific and educational organization. It was established by a group of individuals who recognized the need to unify the professional activities within the diverse fields of nuclear science and technology. December 11, 1954, marks the Society's historic beginning at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. ANS has since developed a multifarious membership composed of approximately 11,000 engineers, scientists, administrators, and educators representing 1,600 plus corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies. It is governed by three officers and a board of directors elected by the membership. American Petroleum Institute (API) 1220 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005 (202) 682-8000 (202) 962-4739(fax)
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PAGE 123 APPENDIX The American Petroleum Institute (API), founded in 1919, is a non-profit corporation that represents the domes- tic petroleum industry. Its membership consists of a broad cross section of the petroleum and allied industries, including such functional segments as exploration, production, transportation, refining, and marketing. American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-0f-Way Association (AREMA) 8201 Corporate Drive, Suite 1125, Landover, MD 20785 (301) 459-3200 (301) 459-8077 (fax) American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-0f-Way Association (AREMA) is a professional organization con- cerned with engineering and maintenance work on railways in North America. It covers the track and bridge aspects of railroading, as well as roadbed, electrification, scales, and the mechanics of track maintenance machinery. AREMA's twenty-two technical committees determine the content of the Manual for Railway Engineering. This standard reference in its field is revised annually to reflect the latest field-proven procedures and designs for railway engineering. American Society for Metals International (ASMI) 9639 Kinsman Road, Materials Park, OH 44073-0002 (440) 338-5151 or (800) 336-5152 (440) 338-4634 (fax) () ASM International is the society for materials engineers and scientists, a worldwide network dedicated to advanc- ing industry, technology and applications of metals and materials. American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) P.O. Box 28518, 1711 Arlingate Lane, Columbus, OH 43228-0518 (614) 274-6003 or (800) 222-2768 (614) 274-6899 (fax) () The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc. (ASNT) is the world's largest technical society for nonde- structive testing (NDT) professionals. Through our organization and membership, we provide a forum for exchange of NDT technical information; NDT educational materials and programs; and standards and services for the qualification and certification of NDT personnel. ASNT promotes the discipline of NDT as a profession
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