Welcome to the ISWM

Advancing the science of weighing and measurement.

Welcome to the International Society of Weighing & Measurement the trade association for weighing and measurement professionals. The ISWM is committed to promoting and enhancing the professionalism and success of our industry. ISWM members include manufacturers and dealers/distributors of weighing and various measurement equipment, state weights and measures officials and industry end-users. From the finest precision balance to massive railroad and truck scales, from pressure to linear measurement and various process automation equipment, ISWM members supply products critical to global commerce. This equipment grouping helps all industries achieve the highest possible standards and efficiency.



2020 Handbook 44 Scale Code Now Available for Download

Just log into the ISWM Members Only section and download the pdf.  If you need assistance with your log in, contact the ISWM staff at [email protected].  NIST announced in May that it does not plan to publish a 2021 edition of Handbook 44 and that the 2020 edition will be accepted for use until a new Handbook 44 is published.


What is the Impact of Covid-19 on the Weighing Industry?

 Download the results of a recent ISWM member survey.

Is Your Division Meeting?

A number of the ISWM's Divisions have meetings planned, including:

ISWM Southeastern Division Fall Meeting - September 19, 2020
Myrtle Beach, SC, now cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation.

If your Division would like to meet virtually contact [email protected] to schedule a Zoom Event.


Buying Commercial Scales Online - Things to Consider

Download the NCWM's guide to identifying red flags and avoiding some of the pitfalls of considering an internet purchase of a commercial scale.