ASTM International – Providing your organization with integrated and customized services for your standards development needs

ASTM International is a standards development organization with over 12,000 international standards, over 140 technical committee and 100 global memorandum of understanding partners. After more than 115+ years of polishing the ASTM collaboration and document delivery process, we’re poised to bring our systems to others, sharing our technology and providing solutions.
Our technology solutions go beyond development and distribution. As an integrated services provider, we offer the services you need to keep advancing. Customized programs and remote access mean you can choose the right tools that work best for your organization.

ASTM Compass®
Access and develop content. Improve productivity and communication. Simplify processes. Collaborate and deliver results with ASTM Compass®.
ASTM Compass® is our signature platform that provides you anytime, anywhere access to all the content you need. Tailor your subscription to receive standards, the ASTM Digital Library, training courses, collaboration tool SpecBuilder, and related content from other standards development organizations.
Streamline your company’s workflow by connecting with fellow colleagues worldwide who are also working on ASTM standards. View standards in multiple languages. Import your PDF and Word documents and save time by easily auto-linking referenced documents.

Work Smarter and Faster with Specialized Tools
• Add notes, images, and attachments
• Create workgroups and share standards and annotations
• See color-coded highlighting indicating changes to standards
• Cross-link directly from your organization’s specifications to ASTM standards
• “Compass in a box” available for customers who require access behind their corporate firewalls

Collaborate and Deliver with ASTM SpecBuilder
Built on the same intelligent standards development platform we have fine-tuned through years of testing and refinements, this is ASTM SpecBuilder. Groups of all sizes rely on SpecBuilder to develop and maintain their documents in a secure online environment. You can create groups, upload ballots, leave feedback, and vote.
Any kind of document can be developed with SpecBuilder. Upload your files and draft documents. Create task groups and participate in online discussions. Reference and hyperlink other standards to simplify research. Track discussions and vote.

Training and E-Learning
Your staff can learn at their own pace with our self-guided training modules developed and taught by the experts who wrote the standards. Through a combination of online courses and seminars, trainees enjoy video demonstrations, checklists, concept presentations and knowledge-assessment quizzes.

Proficiency Testing Programs
Our proficiency testing programs ensure your lab’s test results are in line with the results of a worldwide sample of other labs. Demonstrate your capabilities to all customers and maintain accreditation. You can choose from one of our 50+ programs, or work with ASTM to custom-build your own PTP based on your organization’s established test methods.

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