Acronyms in metrology & quality

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AICQ - Associazione Italiana Controllo Qualità
AIST - Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
ASQ - American Society for Quality

CITAC - Co-operation on International Traceability in Analytical Chemistry
CNR - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy - National Research Council

DAR - Deutscher Akrreditierungsrat
DGQ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Qualität - German Society for Quality
DKD - Deutsche Kalibrierstelle, Germany

EAC - European Accreditation of Certification
EAL - European co-operation for Accreditation of Laboratories

IAF - Interantional Accreditation Forum
ILAC - International Laboratory Accreditation Co-operation
IMEKO - International Measurement Confederation
IMGC - Istituto di Metrologia Gustavo Colonnetti, Torino, Italy
IMS - Israel Metrological Society
INPL - National Physical Laboratory of Israel
ISQ - Israel Society for Quality

NCSL - National Conference of Standards Laboratories, USA

NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithesburg, Maryland USA
NPL - National Physical Laboratory, UK

OMH - Orszagos Meresugyi Hitavel, Hungarian Metrology Institute

PTB - Physikalisch- Technische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig and Berlin, Germany

SINAL - Servizio Nazionale di Accreditamento Laboratori, Italy
SINCERT - Servizio Nazionale di Certificazione, Italy
SIT - Servizio nazionale di Taratura (Italy) - National Calibration Service
SMIS - Standards and Metrology Institute of Slovenia
SNT - Sistema Nazionale di Taratura, Italy

SWEDAC - Swedish Accreditation Body

VIM - Vocabulaire International de Métrologie - International Vocabulary of Metrology

WELMEC - European Cooperation in Legal Metrology