WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - ASTM International is accepting papers for the 2008 ASTM Advantage Award, a paper competition with prizes up to $15,000. The award is an opportunity for the users of ASTM International standards worldwide to convey the positive outcomes of utilizing an ASTM standard or a group of ASTM standards. Original papers are sought that demonstrate the positive effects of using the standards, and that provide background information and data showing such values as cost savings, efficiency, market access, etc. The deadline for submissions is June 2. The cash prizes are $15,000 for the first prize, $10,000 for the second prize, and $5,000 for the third prize.

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Publication date: 03/10/2008