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3-A SSI Announces Free Briefing Session in China

06.27.2017. McLean, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) will sponsor a special briefing in China to help promote awareness of 3-A Sanitary Standards in the marketplace for food processing equipment and the benefits of the 3-A Symbol. This is the first special briefing exclusively about 3-A SSI and the 3-A Symbol ever conducted in China for equipment manufacturers. Read more...

3-A SSI Announces the Release of New E-learning Modules

05.25.2017. McLean, Virginia - 3-A SSI recently introduced the fourth in a series of new Basics e-learning modules and the first new Advanced module, all designed to bring the world of hygienic equipment design to audiences around the world at any time of the day or night. Read more...

3-A SSI Announces the Recipients of the 3-A SSI 2017 Student Travel Award Program

04.06.2017. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the recipients of the 3-A SSI 2017 Student Travel Award, a program intended to help motivated, career-oriented students to participate in the annual education program of 3-A SSI and gain comprehensive knowledge about hygienic design for food processing equipment and systems. Read more...

3-A SSI Opens Nominations for 2017 Volunteer Service Awards

01.30.2017. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the opening of nominations for its 2017 Volunteer Service Awards program to recognize the extraordinary dedication and commitment of individuals who contribute to the development of voluntary standards and the mission of 3-A SSI. Read more... Download the Nomination Form.

3-A SSI Invites Applications for 2017 Student Travel Awards

01.04.2017. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. invites applications for the 2017 Student Travel Award, which is intended to help motivated, career-oriented students to participate in the annual education program of 3-A SSI and gain valuable insights on hygienic equipment design. This program is intended for students who seek to supplement their classroom training with greater practical knowledge about all aspects of hygienic design for equipment and processing systems used in food processing. Read more... Download Application Form.

3-A SSI Releases Revised Sanitary Standard for Crossflow Membrane Modules, Number 45-03

12.07.2016. McLEAN, Virginia - 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. announces the release of a revised 3-A Sanitary Standard, Number 45-03, 3-A Sanitary Standard for Crossflow Membrane Modules. This revision marks the continuation of a series of newly converted Standards which incorporates the important baseline “A Level” 3-A Sanitary Standard for General Requirements, ANSI/3-A 00-00-2014 as a normative reference. Read more...

 

3-A Symbol Infringement List Grows

11.29.2016. McLEAN, Virginia - 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. has updated the online list of companies that currently display the trademarked 3-A Symbol without authorization or make unsupported equivalent claims of 3-A SSI approval.  The 3-A Symbol is now being displayed by a number of Chinese companies without the authorization of 3-A SSI or the companies are making unsubstantiated claims such as ‘3A Certified’.  Read more...

3-A SSI Announces the Release of a Revised 3-A Sanitary Standard, Number 05-16

10.03.2016. McLEAN, Virginia - 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. announces the release of a revised 3-A Sanitary Standard, Number 05-16, 3-A Sanitary Standard for Stainless Steel Automotive Transportation Tanks for Bulk Delivery and Farm Pick-Up Service. This revision marks the latest in a series of 3-A SSI standards which incorporate the baseline criteria found in 3-A Sanitary Standard for General Requirements, ANSI/3-A 00-00-2014 as a normative reference. The revised 05-16 has an effective date of October 31, 2016. Read more...

3-A SSI Releases New Sanitary Standard for Robot-Based Automation Systems

09.08.2016. McLEAN, Virginia - 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. announces the release of 3-A Sanitary Standard Number 103-00, 3-A Sanitary Standard for Robot-based Automation Systems.  This is the first industry standard for the minimum sanitary (hygienic) requirements for design, materials, and fabrication/installation of robot-based automation systems (RBAS). Read more...

3-A SSI Names New Certified Conformance Evaluator

07.13.2016. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces that Mr. Bryan Downer recently earned accreditation by 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. as a Certified Conformance Evaluator (CCE). Read more...

3-A SSI Announces Alert on 3-A Symbol Infringement

06.29.2016. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces this alert to call attention to the misuse of its trademarked 3-A Symbol.  The 3-A Symbol is now being displayed by several Chinese companies without the authorization of 3-A SSI.  The list of these companies is available on the 3-A SSI web site under the section ‘Buyer Beware: False or Misleading Claims’.  Read more...

3-A SSI Announces the Recipients of its 2016 Volunteer Service Awards 

06.01.2016. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announced the recipients of its 2016 Volunteer Service Awards and the release of the latest annual progress report at the 3-A SSI Annual Meeting held recently in Milwaukee, WI. Read More...

3-A SSI Announces the Introduction of Three New E-learning Modules

05.26.2016. McLEAN, Virginia - 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the introduction of three new E-learning Modules designed to bring the world of hygienic equipment design to audiences around the world at any time of the day or night, free of charge. Read more...

3-A SSI Announces the Recipients of the 3-A SSI 2016 Student Travel Award

03.28.2016. McLEAN, Virginia - 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the recipients of the 3-A SSI 2016 Student Travel Award, a program intended to help motivated, career-oriented students to participate in the annual education program of 3-A SSI and gain comprehensive knowledge about hygienic design for food processing equipment and systems. Read more...

3-A SSI Announces the Program and Schedule of Events for the 2016 Education Program and Annual Meeting

02.24.2016. McLEAN, Virginia 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the program and schedule of events for the 2016 Education Program and Annual Meeting on May 16-19, 2016 at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A special introductory program and networking session will be available for all education program registrants on Monday, May 16. Read more...

3-A SSI Announces the Opening of Nominations for its 2016 Volunteer Service Awards Program

01.21.2016. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces the opening of nominations for its 2016 Volunteer Service Awards program to recognize the extraordinary dedication and commitment of individuals who contribute to the development of voluntary standards and the mission of 3-A SSI. Read more... Download Nomination Form.

3-A SSI Announces Accreditation Exam for Certified Conformance Evaluators

12.18.2015. McLEAN, Virginia – Applications are now available from 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. for candidates interested in obtaining certification as a 3-A SSI Certified Conformance Evaluator (CCE). Read more...

3-A SSI Invites Applications for 2016 Student Travel Awards

12.18.2015. McLEAN, Virginia – 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. invites applications for the 2016 Student Travel Award, which is intended to help motivated, career-oriented students to participate in the annual education program of 3-A SSI and gain valuable insights on hygienic equipment design. Read more... Download Application Form.