WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. - Papers are being accepted for the ASTM International 2007 Advantage Award, a case-study competition with cash prizes. Papers should demonstrate real-life examples of the impact of the ASTM standards; present tangible value such as cost savings, efficiencies, global use, etc.; and include support data and background information. The deadline for submissions is August 31, 2007.

            The competition offers cash prizes of $25,000 for first prize, $10,000 for second prize and $5,000 for third prize. For more information, visit www.astm.org/advantageaward.htm.