The mission of Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC™, Inc.) is to identify urgently needed standards in the field of dimensional metrology, and to promote, foster, and encourage the development and interoperability of these standards, along with related and supporting standards that will benefit the industry as a whole.  The Dimensional Measuring Interface Standard (DMIS) and the Quality Information Framework (QIF) are two such standards. The consortium is responsible for continuing development, maintaining and supporting, plus coordinating and harmonizing with other related standards efforts.  The DMSC™ is an ANSI Accredited Standards Developing Organization, as well as an A-Liaison to ISOThe consortium invites participation within the consortium of other standards groups and activities that seek to resolve technology issues and other issues of automated (digital) metrology.