3-A Certified3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) is an independent, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to advancing hygienic equipment design for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. 3-A SSI represents the interests of three stakeholder groups with a common commitment to promoting food safety and the public health: regulatory sanitarians, equipment fabricators and processors.
ASME’s Bioengineering Division is focused on the application of mechanical engineering knowledge, skills, and principles from conception to the design, development, analysis, and operation of biomechanical systems.
The Bio-Process Systems Alliance (BPSA) was formed in 2005 as an industry-led international industry association dedicated to encouraging and accelerating the adoption of single-use manufacturing technologies used in the production of biopharmaceuticals and vaccines.
FDA compliant is a shorthand way of talking about materials that are safe for direct food contact. These materials are also called food contact substances (FCS). An FCS is any material that comes into contact with or is used for manufacturing, packing, packaging, transporting, or holding food.
ISPE Connecting Pharmaceutical Knowledge
ISPE is an independent organization led by the world’s top pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals. We provide an inviting and neutral environment for experts, technologists, regulators, consultants and students to exchange ideas and practical experience.
NAHAD The Association for Hose and Accessories Distribution
NAHAD promotes high standards of professionalism and integrity within the hose and accessories industry by providing communications, education and training, so that quality is maximized. NAHAD members include worldwide engaged in the distribution & manufacture of all types of hose, tubing, fittings, and related accessories.
NSF, The Public Health & Safety Company™, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is a leader in standards development, product certification, education, and risk-management for public health and safety. For decades, NSF has been committed to health, safety, and protection of the environment.
The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) is a non-governmental, official public standards setting authority for prescription and over-the-counter medicines and other healthcare products manufactured or sold in the United States. USP also sets widely recognized standards for food ingredients and dietary supplements.
FISA is dedicated to promoting distribution in serving hygienic processing industries. Their vision is to strengthen the relationships between its members through industry education and networking. Created over 50 years ago, the FISA membership includes both distributors and manufacturers.