ASTM Forms New Business Development Unit

ASTM Forms NewBusiness Development UnitWest Conshohocken, Pa.-based ASTM International has formed a
New Business Development Unit to benefit organizations and businesses by making available ASTMs
expertise in the development and distribution of technical information. The new unit facilitates
outsourcing and partnership agreements between ASTM International and its clients, and helps them
develop solutions that enable them to enhance and streamline their businesses.Capabilities of New
Business Development include: provision of a neutral forum to develop standards, guides or best
practices; electronic collaborative authoring, editing and publication; dissemination of global
information; audit-trail management; and multi-format product delivery.Clients are currently
evaluating future projects that involve the outsourcing of ASTMs Interactive Standards Development
Forums Internet-based collaborative standards development software and electronic balloting
April 2002