Industry Links


American Society of Mechanical Engineers

The ASME-BPE page describes the Committee and Sub-Committee activities of the BioProcess Equipment Standard group within ASME. The 2012 Edition of the BPE Standard was released in Sept. 2012.


Factory Mutual

Protecting businesses from a property loss is Factory Mutual's primary concern. For nearly two centuries, FM Global clients have relied on their unmatched expertise in creating comprehensive, global commercial and industrial property insurance and engineering-driven risk management solutions.


International Organization for Standardization

ISO, the International Organization for Standardization develops and publishes International Standards.  ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 162 national standards bodies.


lnternational Electrotechnical Commission - Explosive Atmospheres

The objective of the IECEx System is to facilitate international trade in equipment and services for use in explosive atmospheres, while maintaining the required level of safety.  Maintains International Confidence in equipment and services covered by IECEx Certification


European Commission - ATEX

The Directive 94/9/EC covers equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (ATEX). The Directive defines the minimum technical requirements and conformity assessment procedures, to be applied before equipment is placed on the EU market.


National Institute of Standards and Technology

Founded in 1901, NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Commerce Department's Technology Administration. NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.


International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering

ISPE is the world's largest not-for-profit professional society serving pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals.



Thousands of pharmaceutical industry professionals gather annually at INTERPHEX to meet one-on-one with technical experts, see the newest products and equipment, view live demonstrations, network, get expert advice to specific challenges, find resources and source new products, learn about emerging or changing trends, and to stay on top of every issue surrounding pharmaceutical manufacturing.


Measurement, Control and Automation Association

MCAA is the trade association of leading companies who manufacture and distribute process controls, field measurement and analysis instrumentation, systems and software used in industrial process control and factory automation around the world.