German standards and specifications set international benchmarks.
DIN represents the interests of German stakeholders worldwide. According to an agreement with the Federal Republic of Germany, DIN is recognized as the national standards body for Germany. Wherever standards are set in Germany, DIN is a unifying force. We build networks, help set up a common terminology, and open up doors to international markets.
DIN and its subsidiaries provide comprehensive services for national, European and international standards work. We offer our customers a global network and nearly 100 years' experience.
DIN is a private organization that is registered as a non-profit association. DIN was founded in 1917 as the "Standards Association of German Industry".