ANSI Standards Developer Accreditation

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Jan 22 2016

Libertyville, IL.– William Frick & Company (WFCo) is pleased to announce that it is an ANSI-Accredited Standards Developer (ASD), effective September 30, 2015.

ANSI Standard Developer (ASD)

ANSI accreditation is just the latest example of WFCo’s organizational commitment to excellence, which is exemplified by its unrivaled customer service, ISO9001:2008 certified process manufacturing, continuous quality improvement and innovative product development.

ANSI oversees the development of standards and guidelines that impact business throughout various industries. Its goal is to strengthen the U.S. marketplace in the global economy while assuring the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment. Over 240 ANSI-Accredited Standards Developers are now engaged in the creation and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that are being used in virtually every industry sector. WFCo is proud to join in ANSI’s efforts.

"ANSI commends William Frick & Company for achieving accreditation as a standards developer," said Lane Hallenbeck, ANSI vice president of accreditation services. "This recognition is a public statement of the value that Frick places on an open and equitable consensus development process."

William Frick & Company offers a full line of custom ANSI-compliant signs, labels and lockout tags. In addition, as an ANSI-Accredited Standards Developer, WFCo may now submit its standards for approval as American National Standards (ANS). Such standards must demonstrate adherence to ANSI’s Essential Requirements, which outline the Institute’s requirements for openness, balance, lack of dominance, due process, and consensus in standards development.

For more information on developing a standard for your application, please contact William Frick & Company at (847) 918-3809 or visit our ANSI ASD web page.

Questions about ANSI accreditation can be directed to the Procedures and Standards Administration department at psa@ansi.org.

About William Frick & Company

William Frick & Company (WFCo) is a customer-driven ISO 9001:2008-certified processes manufacturer of specialty identification products such safety, warning and branding labels; utility markers and as RFID tags. Since 1975, we have been a trusted supplier to OEMs, the logistics and telecommunications industries, oil and gas companies, electric utilities, and governments. For more information, please contact us at (847) 918-3809, or visit www.fricknet.com.

About ANSI

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance U.S. global competitiveness and the American quality of life by promoting, facilitating, and safeguarding the integrity of the voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Its membership is comprised of businesses, professional societies and trade associations, standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor organizations. The Institute represents the diverse interests of more than 125,000 companies and organizations and 3.5 million professionals worldwide.

The Institute is the official U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and is a U.S. representative to the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).

 

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