WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.—ASTM International and the Indian Rubber Manufacturers Research Association have signed a letter of cooperation, a partnership designed to boost support for rubber and rubber-related technology.
The letter, which was signed by ASTM president Katherine Morgan and IRMRA director Kasilingam Rajkumar, includes the following goals:
- Promote communication between the ASTM and IRMRA;
- Promote knowledge of ASTM standards and the benefits of ASTM membership to IRMRA administrators, researchers, engineers, technicians and other stakeholders;
- Increase IRMRA expert input into the development of ASTM standards to reflect appropriate technology; and
- Share information about ASTM procedures, tools, standards, and services, to increase IRMRA's reference and application of the D11 committee standards and services related to rubber and rubber-like materials.
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