The American National Standards Institute serves as the coordinating institution for the development of voluntary standards in the United States. It provides the structure through which consensus standards are developed and approved and acts as a clearinghouse for information on standards and related activities in the United States and abroad.
Through its membership in ANSI, NPES provides leadership and guidance in the development of standards affecting the printing, publishing and graphic communications industries. NPES serves as secretariat to three accredited ANSI groups: B65, the Committee on Graphic Arts Technologies Standards (CGATS) and the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to the International Organization for Standardization's Technical Committee 130. NPES Standards Program. For more information, contact Debbie Orf,Assistant Director of Standards Programs by phone: 703/264-7200 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org