Industry Abbreviations

To save you time and maximize your productivity, we have compiled this A to Z of industry organizations and associations.

CEA
Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles

ANSI
American National Standard Institute

APE
Association of Petroleum Engineers (USA)

API
American Petroleum Institute

ASME
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials

ATC
Technical Committee of Petroleum Additive Manufacturers in Europe

ATIEL
Association Technique de I'Industries Européenne des Lubrifiants

BTC
British Technical Council of the Motor & Petroleum Industries (member CEC)

CCMC
Comité des Constructeurs d'Autombiles du Marche Commun (Replaced by ACEA)

CEC
Conseil Européen de Co-ordination pour les Developments des Essais de Performance des Lubrifiants et des Combustibles pour Moteurs (Coordinating European Council)

CIMAC
Conseil International des Machines a Combustion

DIN
Deutches Institut für Normung

EFTC
Engine Fuels Technical Committee (of CEC)

ELTC
Engine Lubricants Technical Committee (of CEC)

FZG
Foschungstelle für Zahnrader und Getriebau

IP
Institute of Petroleum (UK)

ISO
International Organization for Standardization

NLGI
National Lubricating Grease Association (USA)

SAE
Society of Automotive Engineers

STLE
Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers