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Painting building

AS/NZS 2311:2017

Guide to the painting of buildings

Revised standard available now

International standards on clothing size get a makeover

The ISO 8559 series is aimed at increasing customer satisfaction and reducing returns of items as a result of a poor fit.

Revised standards ISO 8559 Parts 1 and 2 available now