Card Testing International are industry experts in card and token quality and durability matters! CTI is a contributing member of ISO/IEC JTC1 SC17 Working Group 1
for standard development in the card and identification sector.
Working Group 1
evolves and develops standards related to physical characteristics and test methods for ID-cards while SC17
is the sub committee that approve the standards drafted by the eight working groups.
Working Groups each consist of a panel of international experts working in the industries of card manufacture, testing, issuance & reader hardware. The meetings offer a forum for discussion on developing international standards, pertaining to card compliance, interoperability and durability, so are the 'front line' when it comes to standard development.
Wikipedia: ISO/IEC JTC1 SC17 Working Group 1