ASTM Signs MOU With China’s SAC

ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa., and the Standardization Administration of the Peoples
Republic of China (SAC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) under which they will
explore cooperative standards development opportunities in areas of mutual interest, promote
communication and knowledge sharing, and promote increased Chinese participation in ASTM’s
standards development process.

ASTM says the MOU will facilitate development of Chinese national health, safety and
environmental standards; and enable the two organizations to better support the needs of the
Chinese people.

October 2004