In the July edition:

ASI Standards System – development update

There are a range of normative documents needed to design and run a standards system and certification program.  These documents set out the key elements for how ASI Certification will be designed, implemented, overseen and improved over time.

ASI has developed an orientation document “ASI Standards Documents Overview”, also available in French, Portuguese and Chinese, to introduce stakeholders to these various elements.  It describes each of the normative documents that are being developed for the ASI Certification program and their current status.

Read more about the development/status of documents within ASI’s Standards System.

Aluminium, the Magic Metal – in 1978

An ASI member recently shared with us an August 1978 issue of National Geographic that reviewed the past, present and future of aluminium for its readers. It’s a fascinating article from almost 40 years ago, while still holding much in common with how aluminium is used and understood today. Read more.

Membership: ABAL joins ASI

ASI is delighted to announce that Associação Brasileira do Alumínio (ABAL), the Brazilian aluminium association, has joined as an Associations member. Read more about ABAL.

Now on the ASI Website…

Upcoming Events

  • Aluminium 2016 World Trade Fair and Conference: 29 November to 1 December in Düsseldorf, Germany. ASI plans to present several sessions at this conference on Wednesday November 30, including a workshop on the draft ASI Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard. Get information on how to join us there.