The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is now offering electronic copies of ESTA's ANSI-approved standards and other technical publications for sale online at Ordering electronic copies online gives members of the entertainment industry almost instantaneous delivery of needed documents.

To order ESTA's standards and other technical documents from ANSI, simply go to, then click on the pull-down menu under the instructions "Please select a standards category below." Select "ESTA: Entertainment Services and Techology Association" from the list of standards developers, and then hit the "Go" button. That will present a page listing all ESTA's publications available through ANSI, including ESTA's free publications.

Paper copies of ESTA's priced documents are available from ESTA Publications Orders, offered by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT). To place an order for paper copies, call 315-463-6463, fax 315-463-6467, or visit the USITT website at

For more information, contact:

Karl G. Ruling
Technical Standards Manager
875 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1005
New York, NY 10001
phone: 212-244-1505
fax: 212-244-1502