AFNOR celebrates its 90th birthday (banner).
AFNOR merges with UTE.
Olivier Peyrat is appointed Vice-President (Finance) of the International Organization for Standardization.
Claude Satinet is elected Chairman of AFNOR. François Ailleret is appointed Honorary Chairman (January 2011).
AFNOR Certification develops the identity of its certification brands, especially AFAQ and NF.
16 June: Publication of Decree no. 2009-697 relating to standardization.
26 January 2009: all Ile-de-France region employees are grouped together at the Group’s head office in La Plaine Saint-Denis + photo of the building.
Olivier Peyrat is elected Chairman of ISO’s Committee on Conformity Assessment (CASCO).
23 December: AFNOR and AFAQ merge to create the AFNOR Group, which comprises three sales subsidiaries around the AFNOR Association.
1 October 2004: AFNOR hosts the CEN General Assembly in Lyon.
François Ailleret is elected Chairman of AFNOR. Henri Martre is appointed Honorary Chairman. Olivier Peyrat is named Managing Director of AFNOR.
Alan Bryden is appointed Secretary-General of ISO, taking over from Larry Eicher (USA).
Alan Bryden is named Managing Director of AFNOR, taking over from Bernard Vaucelle.
The first AFAQ ISO 14001 certificate (environment) is issued.
AFNOR hosts the ISO-IEC General Assembly in Nice.
Henri Martre is elected Chairman of AFNOR. Philippe Boulin is appointed Honorary Chairman. Creation of ICA (Auditor Certification Institute).
The NF brand is extended to encompass food & drink and service activities.
The first AFAQ ISO 9001 certificate is issued.
Certification body AFAQ (French Quality Assurance Association) is created in response to the emergence of ISO 9000 standards designed to structure quality approaches and organizations. Jacques Texier is elected Chairman of AFAQ, and Olivier Peyrat is appointed Managing Director.
April: Philippe Boulin is elected Chairman of AFNOR.
26 January: Publication of Decree no. 84-74 vesting AFNOR with a general-interest mission relating to standardization.
Bernard Vaucelle is named Managing Director of AFNOR.
23 March: CEN (European Committee for Standardization) is created by the national standardization associations of the countries of the EEC and EFTA. Secretariat duties are entrusted to AFNOR during the launch phase.
AFNOR hosts ISO’s General Assembly at the Sorbonne in Paris.
Creation of ISO (International Organization for Standardization). AFNOR plays a decisive role.
Publication of a decree recognizing AFNOR as a registered not-for-profit association.
AFNOR is authorized to issue the national NF mark to recognize conformity with standards.
Creation of AFNOR, the French Standardization Association.