JIS (Japan Industrial Standards) – the Japanese Industrial Standards, a set of requirements which are applicable in Japanese industry, extending also to the abrasive materials, abrasive tools and machines. 

a set of standards JIS (the Japan Industrial Standards) formed the Japanese Association Standards (Japanese Standards Association) in 1946.

the Japan Industrial Standards have a fixed format JIS X 0208:1997, where X – the Latin letter – industry code of application, 0208 – the serial number (may be a five-digit for the standards, repeating the ISO standards),

In 2004, the industrial standard has been revised, and in 2008 all industrial commodities Japan received the mark of distinction.