DIN is one of the world's leaders in standardization. More than 32,000 experts from industry, research, consumer protection and the public sector work together at DIN to develop market-oriented standards and specifications that promote global trade and innovations, assure efficiency and quality, and help protect the environment and society as a whole. DIN deals with subjects ranging from A as in Acoustics to Z as in Zinc. A focus is also placed on trending topics such as Industry 4.0 and smart cities.
External specialists use their expertise to develop the content of standards, while DIN's project managers make sure the entire process runs smoothly. DIN staff members coordinate national, European and international projects, and ensure all internal rules of procedure are followed. This increases the global acceptance of DIN Standards.
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