ECC Corporation Is a nonprofit 501 (C)(6) Corporation and a member of ANSI and the USNC. ECCC serves as the USNC/IECQ Secretariat and the US Member Body of the IEC IECQ. The USNC/IECQ is a standing committee of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the U.S. National Committee of the International Electrotechnical Commission (USNC/IEC).
The International IECQ is one of four groups that make up CAB (Conformity Assessment Board) that provide the Conformity Assessment function to ensure visible and independent verification that electronic components and related materials and processes, including those below the user's level of specification in the supply chain, are compliant to appropriate standards, specifications or other documents. Those Standards and Specification are provided and authored by the SMB (Standardization Management Board).
The overarching Body is the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission). IEC is a Global organization with Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The IEC provides a neutral and independent knowledge platform that allows countries to participate in global value chains.
IEC enables companies to build safe and efficient products that are welcome anywhere in the world. Close to 20 000 experts participate at the global level in approximately 170 Technical Committees …many thousand more work in mirror committees in each member country.
The IEC has over 9 000 publications in its library, covering the whole breadth of electrical and electronic devices and systems.
IEC also administers four Conformity Assessment Systems that help verify that products satisfy quality, safety and efficiency standards.