WESTLAKE, OH - Weathering testing company Q-Lab announced that Gary Cornell was recently elected as Chairman of ASTM’s Subcommittee D20.61. This group is the TAG (Technical Advisory Group) to ISO TC61, the ISO standards committee on plastics.

In the role of Chair of ASTM D20.61, Cornell also assumes the role of Head of Delegation for the U.S. plastics committee. He will be responsible for the U.S. delegation that will attend the ISO TC61 annual meeting.

Cornell has worked with ASTM for many years and is a member of at least 11 standards committees, including the Chair for ASTM D20.50 (Durability of Plastics). He is currently the Global Manager of Standards, Quality & Calibration for Q-Lab, where he directs the company’s quality system, standards compliance, calibrations and audits. 

Cornell is also a member of A2LA, SAE and USIFI, and is a U.S. delegate for several ISO standards committees including TC61 (Plastics), TC35 (Paint and Coatings), TC 42 (Photography) and TC38 (Textiles).