Sources of Standards and Related Technical Information

(primarily English-speaking countries)

Official Standards Organizations
American National Standards Institute
1819 L Street, NW, 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20036, USA
www.ansi.org

 

BSI British Standards
389 Chiswick High Road
London W4 4AL, England, UK
www.bsigroup.com

Commission Internationale de l’Eclairage
CIE Central Bureau
Kegelgasse 27
1030 Vienna, Austria
www.cie.co.at

International Organization for Standardization
1, ch. de la Vole-Creuse
1202 Geneva, Switzerland
www.iso.org

National Standards Authority of Ireland
1 Swift Square
Northwood
Santry
Dublin 9, Ireland
http://nsai.ie

Standards Australia
Level 10, The Exchange Centre
20 Bridge Street
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
www.standards.org.au

Standards Council of Canada
270 Albert Street, Suite 200
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6N7, Canada
www.scc.ca

Standards New Zealand
8 Gilmer Terrace, Level 6
Wellington 6011, New Zealand
http://standards.co.nz

Specifications Setting Organizations and Other Useful Addresses
ASTM International
100 Bar Harbor Drive
West Conshohocken, PA 19428, USA
www.astm.org

Flexographic Technical Association
3920 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 9
Bohemia, NY 11779, USA
http://flexography.org

Gravure Association of the Americas
8281 Pine Lake Road
Denver, NC 28037, USA
http://gaa.org

IDEAlliance
(GRACoL, G7 and SWOP Specifications)
1600 Duke Street, Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
www.idealliance.org

Magazines Canada
425 Adelaide Street West, Suite 700
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C1, Canada
www.magazinescanada.ca

National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers
National Printing Ink Research Institute
15 Technology Parkway S., Suite 115
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092, USA
www.napim.org

NPES, The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting
Technologies
(Source for CGATS, IT8 and ISO standards)
1899 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA 20191, USA
http://npes.org

Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers’ Association Inc.
(PANPA Specifications)
The Terrace, Level 2
60 Union Street
Pyrmont, NSW 2009, Australia
http://panpa.org.au/panpa-specs/

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
10015 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22031, USA
www.sgia.org

Specifications for Newsprint Advertising Production
5501 Merchants View Square, Suite 500
Haymarket, VA 20169, USA
www.snapquality.com

Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry
(Paper Testing Standards)
15 Technology Parkway South, Suite 115
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092, USA
www.tappi.org

Professional Societies
Colour Society of Australia, Inc.
www.coloursociety.org.au
The Colour Group (Great Britain)
http://colour.org.uk

Institute of Paper, Printing and Publishing
Claremont House
70-72 Alma Road
Windsor
Berkshire SL4 3EZ, England, UK
http://ip3.org.uk

The International Society for Optical Engineering
1000 20th Street
Bellingham, WA 98225, USA
http://spie.org

Inter-Society Color Council
7820 B Wormans Mill Road, Suite 115
Frederick, MD 21701, USA
http://iscc.org

Lithographic Institute of Australia
http://lia.com.au

Optical Society of America
2010 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036, USA
www.osa.org

Royal Photographic Society
Fenton House
122 Wells Road
Bath BA2 3AH, England, UK
www.rps.org

The Society for Imaging Science and Technology
7003 Kilworth Lane
Springfield, VA 22151, USA
www.imaging.org

Society for Information Display
1475 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite 114
Campbell, CA 95008, USA
http://sid.org

Technical Association of the Graphic Arts
c/o Printing Industries of America
200 Deer Run Road
Sewickley, PA 15143, USA
www.taga.org

Research Institutes
UGRA
EMPA-HAUS
Lerchenfeldstrasse 5
CH-9014, St. Gallen, Switzerland
www.ugra.ch

Fogra Graphic Technology Research Association
Streitfeldstrasse 19
81673 Munich, Germany
www.fogra.org

IARIGAI
International Association of Research Organizations for the Information, Media and Graphic Arts Industries
www.iarigai.com

Printing Industries of America
200 Deer Run Road
Sewickley, PA 15143, USA
www.printing.org

Rochester Institute of Technology
Munsell Color Science Laboratory
Rochester, NY 14623, USA
www.cis.rit.edu/mcsl

University of Leeds
Department of Colour Science
School of Chemistry
Leeds LS2 9JT, England, UK
www.chem.leeds.ac.uk/home/colour-at-leeds.html

Published on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 (updated 05/31/2014)