Formed in 1898, ASTM International is a not for profit globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international standards. Today, some 13,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade and build consumer confidence. ASTM members number more than 30,000 of the world’s top technical experts and business professionals representing 135 countries. ASTM customers are in many different industries, in almost every country and include most of the world’s largest corporations. Many companies, government depts and academic institutions use ASTM across the GCC including all in the oil/gas industry. Beyond its leadership in the area of standards development, ASTM offers technical training both classroom & online eLearning, proficiency testing programs and cloud based tools for collaborative standards/document development.