ABMA leads the bearings industry as an expert resource through the publication and maintenance of a complete set of bearings standards that have been developed either by ABMA technical committee experts or by experts on Technical Committee 4 (TC 4) of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
You can help to shape tomorrow’s standards for the bearings industry by joining ABMA’s active Technical Committee. The standards are approved by Accredited Standards Committee B3, made up of bearing manufacturers and end users. ASC B3 is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). By signing up to be a part of ASC B3 committee, you and your team will have a seat at the table to network and mold the future of the industry with other bearing experts.
You can learn about committee work and current activities by contacting a member of our technical department at email@example.com or at (703) 842-0032.
What you Need to Know
ABMA membership is the only requirement for participation on a Technical Committee. Committee membership has two levels of participation: Observer and Active.
All new committee members start as an observer member. An observer member is not a voting member, but may participate in committee activities. Observer members will receive notices of meetings and minutes, and only upon request will receive drafts of standards.
An active member is a representative of a member company that regularly attends meetings, and accepts and performs work assigned by the chairperson. Only active members will be considered in determining a quorum and have a vote on committee activities.
Committee meetings are either held face-to-face or via web conferencing. Face-to-face meetings are generally held over the course of two days at an easily accessible location or a member’s facility. Web conferences are generally two hours long and usually start at either 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. Eastern time.
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