Standards are everywhere in daily life each time quality, efficiency, security and compatibility are at stake. Tables, doors, paper sizes and railway tracks are all produced according to a standard. Training and services, for example of call centre operators or translators, may also be carried out in accordance with a European Standard.
CEN operates in most areas of economic activity as shown in the list on the left of this webpage and provides a response to the sector needs. The diversity o sectors provides CEN with a unique insight into the developments in European industry and also allows the spread of best practice between sectors.
Enter by sector and find out more about standardization activities in the various sectors.