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International Acronym List

FULL  NAME ACRONYM COUNTRY
AEA Technology AEA United Kingdom
Arva Laboratorio de Analisis Industriales S.A. de C.V. ALAI Mexico
Austrian Research Centre, Seibersdorf ARCS Austria
Allied Signal AS United States
AMT fur Standardisierung, Messwesen und Warenprufung ASMW Germany
American Society for Testing and Materials ASTM United States
Alsimag Technical Ceramics ATC United States
Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing BAM Germany
Bureau for Reference Materials BCR European Union
Bundesamt fur Eich- und Vermessungswesen BEV Austria
International Bureau of Weights and Measures BIPM International
Comite Consultatif pour la Quantite de Matiere CCQM International
Centro Espanol de Metrologia CEM Spain
European Committee for Standardization CEN Belgium
National Center for Metrology CENAM Mexico
Centro de Investigacion Cientifca de Yucatan CICY Mexico
Center for Measurement Standards CMS Taiwan
Czech Metrological Institute CMI Czech Republic
Centre National d'etudes des Telecommunications CNET France
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Insitut de Chemie des Surface et Interfaces, Mulhouse Cedex CNRS-ICSI-MC France
Control Quimica/Novamann Int. CQ/NI Mexico
Ceramic Industrial Research Center CRIBC Belgium
Central Scientific Instruments Organization CSIO India
CSIR CSIR South Africa
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization CSIRO Australia
Ceskoslovensky Metrologicky Ustav (formally SMU) CSMU Slovakia and Czech Republics
Centro de Serviclos Quimicos CSQ Mexico
Centro de Servicios y Recursos Tecnologicos CSRT Mexico
Center for Technical Ceramics CTK The Netherlands
Czech Institute of Metrology CVUTFEL Czech Republic
Dow Chemical Company DOW United States
Danish Institute of Fundemental Metrology DIFM Denmark
Deutsches Institut fuer Normung DIN Germany
Denki Kagaku Kogyo Company DKKC Japan
Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabashiki Kaisha DKKKK Japan
Other Federal de Metrologie EAM Switzerland
Insitute for Reference Materials and Measurements IRMM Belgium
Energy Research Foundation ECN The Netherlands
Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research EMPA Switzerland
Ente Per Le nuove Technologie L'Energie E L'Ambiente ENEA Italy
Electrotechnical Laboratory ETL Japan
European Metrology Program EUROMET Europe
Maintainance Division, National Industries Corporation FFV Sweden
Fritz-Haber Institute FHI Germany
Fraunhofer Institut fur Silikatforschung FIS Germany
Feuerfest-Pruflabor FPL Germany
Fernmeldetechnisches Zentralamt FTZ Germany
Groupe de travail pour les grandeurs aux radiofrequences GT-RF International
Golden Technologies GT United States
Herm H Germany
H.C. Starch Gmbh HCSG Germany
Hakuto Inc. HI Japan
Imperial College for Science, Technology and Medicine ICSTM United Kingdom
Istituto Elettrotecnico Nazionale AGalileo Ferraris@ IEN Italy
IIRS IIRS Ireland
Istituto di Metrologia "G. Colonnetti" IMGC Italy
International Measurement Confederation IMEKO International
see VNIIM IMM Russia
Intema, S.A. de C.V. IN Mexico
Institute of Nuclear Energy Research INER Taiwan
Instituto Nacional de Engenharia e Technologia Ind. INETI Portugal
National Institute for Industrial Technology INTI Argentina
Institute for Optics IO Italy
Institute for Industrial Research IRL New Zealand
Institute of Materials Research IMR Slovakia Republic
Institut de Recherches des Telecommunications IRT Hungary
National Research Council Institute for Ceramics Technology IRTEC Italy
Institute for Surface Chemistry ISC Sweden
Bearing Institute JBI Japan
Japan Fine Ceramics Center JFCC Japan
Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics JILA United States
Japan Quality Assurance Organization JQA Japan
Kyocera Corporation KC Japan
Kansai Electronic Industry Development Center KEC Japan
Kyoto Institute of Technology KIT Japan
Korean Research Institute of Standard Sciences KRISS Korea
Katholieke University Leuven KUL Belgium
Kochi Women's University KWU Japan
Laboratorio Central De Control De La Calidad Del Agua LCCCA Mexico
Laboratorie Central des Industries Electriques LCIE France
Laboratorio De Ecologia Industrial S.A. de C.V. LDI Mexico
Laboratorio Especalizado e Ingenieria Ambiental S.A. de C.V. LEIA Mexico
Laboratorio del Grupo Microanalisis LGM Mexico
Laboratoire National DeEssais LNE France
Laboratorio Nacional de Engenharia e Technologia Industrial LNETI Portugal
Laboratoire Primaire des Rayonnements Ionisants LPRI France
Laboratorio Quimica Industrial LQI Mexico
Laboratorio de Quim. de Medio E Industrial LQMI Mexico
MERKE MERKE Germany
Institut de Metrologie D.I. Mendeleev (aka IMM) MIM Russia
Materialprüfungsamt MPA Germany
Materialprüfungsamt Nordrhein-Westfalen MPA-NRW Germany
Michigan State University MSU United States
Materials Testing Office MTO Germany
National Aerospace Laboratory/Kakuda Research Center NAL Japan
National Engineering Laboratory NEL United Kingdom
NGK Spark Plug Co NGK/SP Japan
NGK Insulators NGK/I Japan
National Institute of Metrology NIM China
National Institute of Materials and Chemical Research NIMCR Japan
National Industrial Research Institute of Nagoya NIRI Japan
National Institute for Research in Inorganic Materials NIRIM Japan
National Industrial Research Laboratory NIRL Japan
National Institute of Standards NIS Egypt
National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST United States
Nederlands Meetinstituut NMi The Netherlands
National Metrology Laboratory NML South Africa
National Measurement Laboratory NML Australia
National Measurement Service NMS Norway
North American Metrology Program NORAMET North America
National Physical Laboratory NPL India
National Physcial Laboratory NPL Israel
National Physical Laboratory NPL United Kingdom
National Research Council NRC Canada
National Research Institute for Metals NRIM Japan
Naval Research Laboratory NRL United States
National Research Laboratory of Metrology NRLM Japan
NSK-RHP European Technology Centre NSK-RHP United Kingdom
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Company NTT Japan
Office Federal de Metrologie OFM Switzerland
Office Federal de Metrologie/Eidgenossisches Amt fur Messwesen OFMET Switzerland
Osterreichisches Forschungszentrum OFS Austria
Orszagos Meresugyi Hivatal OMH Hungary
Osaka National Research Institute ONRI Japan
Polski Komitet Normalizaci PKN Poland
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt PTB Germany
Telelutkimuslaitos (TTL) was PTF PTF Finland
Quality Engineering Test Establishment QETE Canada
Robert Bosch RB Germany
Rogaland Research RF Norway
Rigaku Industrial Corporation RIC Japan
Institut de Recherches de la Defense RIND Sweden
Riso National Laboratory RISO Denmark
Royal Signals and Radar Establishment RSRE United Kingdom
Swedish Ceramic Institute SCI Sweden
Standards and Calibration Laboratory SCL Hong Kong
Showa Denko K.K. SDKK Japan
Sumitomo Electric Industries SEI Japan
Service Electrical Standards Centre (formally EQD) SESC United Kingdom
St. Gobain/Norton Industrial Ceramics Corporation SG/NICC United States
Standards and Industrial Research Institute SIRI Malaysia
Service Metrologie Belge SMB Belgium
Ceskoslovensky Metrologicky Ustav (now CSMU) SMU Slovakia and Czech Republics
Institut de Recherche Scientifique Siberien en Metrologie SNIIM Russia
Statens Provingsanstalt SP Sweden
Toshiba Corporation TC Japan
Toyota Central R&D Laboratory TCRDL Japan
Technische Hochschule Darmstadt THD Germany
Toshiba Research and Development Center TRD Japan
TRI/Princeton TRI/Princeton United States
Test Systems Environmental Analysis (MERKE) TSEA Germany
Technical University of Denmark TUD Denmark
UBE Industries UBE Japan
University of Connecticut UCONN United States
University of Kaiserslautern UKAIS Germany
University of Manchester UMAN United Kingdom
University of Sheffield USHEF United Kingdom
University of Tokyo UTOKYO Japan
University of Wyoming UWY United States
Universidad Autonoma Metropolotana Azcapotzalco UAMA Mexico
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology UMIST India
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico UNAM Mexico
Union radioscientific internationale URSI International
University of Twente UT The Netherlands
University of Wurtzburg UW Germany
Versailles Project on Advanced Materials and Standards VAMAS International
VAW aluminum AG VAW AG Germany
Institut de Mesures Physicotechniques et Radiotechniques VNIIFTRI Russia
D.I. Mendeleyev Institute for Metrology VNIIM Russia
NMI-Van Swinden Laboratory VSL The Netherlands
Weitzman Institute of Technology WIS Israel
W. R. Grace & Company WRG United States
Flemish Institute for Technological Research VITO Belgium