COLUMBUS, OHIO - Balloting is now open for ASNT's slate of officers and directors for 2009 and 2010. Members have until midnight EST August 21 for their ballot to be received. Members should have received either an e-mail ballot notification or a paper ballot mailed to them. To vote online, go to www.vres.us/asnt.html and follow the directions on the screen. Voters will be asked for their ASNT member number and the unique PIN (Personal Identification Number) that was included with the e-mail notification and is unique to each voter. more information
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Falling into the Black Hole Let's take a look at a company CEO looking at profits and losses to determine what's going on in his company. by Joseph Sorrentino
Applus RTD Acquires CTS
The Applus RTD Group announces the acquisition of CTS in France, a company specialized in nondestructive testing and inspection (NDT&I) for the oil and gas, chemical and other related industries.
CTS, a French company in business since 1985, is based on the Etang de Berre (near Marseille) with qualified activities for the major oil companies such as Total, Exxon and Shell. Strongly specialized in radiography, CTS has become a key player in NDT&I in France, extending its range of activities, including ultrasonic, magnetic and radiography, to meet the demands of its clients. continue Applus RTD Acquires CTS
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Quality Measurement Conference 2009 Videos on Q-Tube
BENSENVILLE, IL-The first installment of Quality Measurement Conference (QMC) 2009 videos are available on Q-Tube. David Brantley, business development, Lockheed Martin MS2 Tactical Systems-Clearwater Operations, gives a presentation on the plant's journey to quality success. Lockheed Martin MS2 Tactical Systems was recognized as Quality Magazine's 2009 Plant of the Year winner in our large plant division. Also, in the other two videos, the management team from Quality Magazine's 2009 Plant of the Year winner in our small plant division, Personna American Safety Razor (ASR), discusses the company's quality journey and what sets it apart from the competition. WATCH VIDEOS>>
Few industry sectors require the consistent level of safety and reliability that commercial aviation does. Societal acceptance of avoidable aviation accidents will continue to decrease, even though it is statistically well established that air travel is the safest mode of transportation commercially available. All the stakeholders in this economic sector understand the imperative need for passengers to be and feel as safe as possible when boarding an aircraft. Historically, around the world, regulatory agencies, such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have been established to oversee and regulate organizations involved with all the aspects and facets associated with flight safety. One of the most important, influential and visible stakeholders, involved in flight safety, are the so called "repair stations." continue