The BDA has therefore already specifically increased its commitment to standardization work together with its members and is intensively involved in the various standardization projects and the work in the various national and international standardization organizations. Our aim is above all to campaign for the preservation of operational room for manoeuvre. There should be a clear differentiation between technical standardization and socio-political standardization. By expanding its business model, DIN must not also reinforce the international trend towards standardization in the socio-political field. Here, self-regulation by industry and thus, in this case, by the social partners, no longer exists. This goes far beyond the interests of companies.