industry standards

Industry Standards

Industry Resources

The following industry organizations are listed for our site visitor’s convenience. PR Hoffman has no affiliation to these organizations and is only listing them as resources for their respective industries.

American Precision Optics Manufacturers Association (APOMA)

The American Precision Optics Manufacturers Association and the APOMA.ORG web site is dedicated to promoting and advancing science, technology and business opportunities for the precision optics industrial base.


The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)

SPIE is dedicated to advancing the scientific research and engineering applications of optics, optical, photonic, imaging and optoelectronic technologies.


American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) coordinates the development and use of voluntary consensus standards in the United States.

ASTM International

ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world-a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services.


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce.



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