Vol. 6 No. 11

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Volume 6, Issue 11

In this issue of Quality Magazine's UPDATE: 

- ASQ Names Team Excellence Award Finalists

- IMTS Reports Positive Exhibit Space Sales for 2010

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Industry News

ASQ Names Team Excellence Award Finalists


MILWAUKEE-The American Society for Quality (ASQ) has named 30 teams from around the world as finalists in its 24th annual International Team Excellence Awards Competition. FULL STORY>>

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ADMET Giving Away Free $30,000 Testing System


ADMET is offering a free turnkey biomedical or biomaterials testing system (up to $30,000) to a company or university operating in the United States. Application deadline - June 30, 2009. (more...)

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IMTS Reports Positive Exhibit Space Sales for 2010


MCLEAN, VA-Show management for the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) reports positive news following initial booth assignments for IMTS 2010, which runs September 13 to 18, 2010, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. FULL STORY>>

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Quality Measurement Conference Offering Registration Deal  


ORLANDO, FL-The 2009 Quality Measurement Conference (QMC), May 4 to 7, at the Caribe Royale Orlando, in Orlando, FL, is offering a savings of 50% for a second attendee when you register another attendee. Register Now!

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Coming Events

April 22-23           
BIOMEDevice, Boston, MA. Canon Communications LLC, (310) 445-4200.

April 28
BOSCON 2009, Waltham, MA. ASQ-Boston Section, (978) 266-1220. http://asqboston.org   

May 4-7           
Quality Measurement Conference (QMC), Orlando. Quality Magazine, (888) 530-6714.

May 4-7           
Quality NDT Conference (QNDTC), Orlando. Quality Magazine, (888) 530-6714.  www.qualitymag.com/qmc  

May 4-7           
Quality Vision & Sensors Conference (QVSC), Orlando. Quality Magazine, (888) 530-6714. 

May 11-13           
Quality Symposium 2009, Phoenix. CIS Software, (613) 577-4417. www.cissoftware.com

June 9-11    
The International Robots, Machine Vision & Motion Control Show, Rosemont, IL. Robotic Industries Association (RIA), (734) 994-6088.


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ASI DataMyte Advances Business in Denmark


PLYMOUTH, MN-ASI DataMyte reports more business in Denmark, with orders from Corning Cablecon and Eaton Electric. FULL STORY>>


Fisher/Unitech Extends Engineering Retraining Program

TROY, MI-Fisher/Unitech, a product lifecycle management solutions provider, has announced an extension of its No Engineer Left Behind retraining program. FULL STORY>>

Quality at 400 Blades per Minute

Take a look at the product you shave with. If you own a store-brand razor, it's likely that that razor came from our 2009 Quality Plant of the Year recipient in the small plant division, Personna American Safety Razor.

by Maggie McFadden

Creaform Expands 3-D Engineering Services


LEVIS, QUEBEC-Creaform, developer and manufacturer of 3-D handheld laser scanners, has announced the addition of a new service to its Design & Engineering service offer. Creaform now offers its clients finite elements analysis (FEA) services. FULL STORY>>

 New Q-Cast Podcast Added to Quality Online

Revision to the B46.1 Standard on Surface Texture Measurement


Brian Renegar of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and chair of the editorial working group for the revision of the ASME B46.1 standard on surface texture measurement and analysis, discusses changes to the standard, as well as what to expect from the B46 committee in the future.


Imperium's Ultrasound Imaging Camera Used by U.S. Navy


SILVER SPRING, MD-Ultrasound solutions provider Imperium Inc., manufacturer of the Acoustocam, a portable ultrasound imaging camera, is developing two alternate configurations of the camera under the Department of Defense's (DOD) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. FULL STORY>>

Blogs: Views from Quality  
Industry experts and editors from Quality Magazine share their views on the latest in quality and manufacturing.

Jim's Gems: Aiming Too Low
When you've reached the goal that you have set for yourself, refocus and set another, further-reaching goal.

by Jim L. Smith

Managing Changing Expectations: Manage with Vision
When using the term vision for managing an organization, to vision is to look into the future and imagine how much better it can be. After all, is that not what continuous improvement and preventive action really is?
by Peter Sanderson

Quality Remix:  Hear what your colleagues have to say!

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