The German Institute for Standardization e.V. (DIN), founded in Berlin in 1917, is a registered association based in Berlin. DIN's standardization work is a technical and scientific service for all citizens of our country. Standardization benefits the national economy as a whole.
DIN is the round table at which manufacturers, trade, consumers, craftsmen, service providers, science, technical supervision, the state and anyone with an interest in standardization come together to determine the state of the art and write it down in German Standards.
These rules of technology serve the rationalization, the quality assurance, the safety, the environmental protection and the understanding in economy, technology, science, administration and public.
The standardization work is carried out in 4300 working committees with 33,800 voluntary employees. Finished standards are reviewed at least every 5 years to ensure that they are up to date.International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V. has thankfully adopted part of the ISO standards unchanged and published them as DIN-ISO standards. This ensures international consistency, and expert discussions on an international basis have a sound basis. data processing, is actively involved in ISO.