ASI

Country: 
Austria
Full Name: 
Austrian Standards Institute Osterreichisches Normungsinstitut

Austrian Standards Institute (Österreichisches Normungsinstitut, www.as-institute.at) is a neutral and independent service organisation with 132 employees (including 5 on maternity leave and 5 in partial retirement, as per 31 December 2010) and annual revenues of about 3,563 million Euro (as per 31 December 2010). The headquarter of Austrian Standards Institute is in Vienna, Austria. As a non-profit association it provides (since 1920) the basis for the development of standards and rules. Enterprises, federal authorities, scientists and consumers use this offer. In committees, they design the contents of the rules and standards they require and implement in practice.
The Normengesetz from 1971 (standards act/law) is the legal framework for the activities of Austrian Standards Institute.
As the Austrian member of the European Committee for Standardization CEN (Comité Européen de Normalisation) and of the International Organization for Standards ISO, the Austrian Standards Institute enables and coordinates the cooperation of Austrian experts in the development of European and International standards.
The quality management system of Austrian Standards Institute is certified according to ISO 9001:2008.