About American Society for Quality - Pittsburgh Section

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Mission Statement
The Pittsburgh Section (802) of the American Society for Quality promotes the advancement of the Quality Profession and performance excellence for individuals and organizations in southwest Pennsylvania by providing opportunities for learning, certification, collaboration and knowledge exchange.
 
 
Pittsburgh Section
We are the local Section (0802) of the American Society for Quality serving the Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia areas. Pittsburgh section is organized under Region 8 of the ASQWhat is the ASQ?
ASQ is the world's largest quality network, with access to the latest publications, conferences, and training related to quality improvement. ASQ's Quality Press is the world's largest publisher of books about quality. ASQ members receive discounts on ASQ-published books, videotapes, audiotapes, software, briefings, and standards.
 
 
Why should I join?
ASQ membership puts you in partnership with people who share your quality interests and face similar challenges. When you network with them, you'll learn from their experiences, which will save you time and effort, and make a difference in the way you do your job.
As a member, you'll be connected to job opportunities. ASQ's Personnel Listing Service (PLS) offers members a monthly list of job opportunities advertised by companies and recruiters across the country.
At the Annual Quality Congress, you can join nearly 5,000 people from morethan 50 countries to examine the latest ideas, applications, and technology in quality.
ASQ offers you on-line connections. Gain instant access to global e-mail, forums on today's hottest quality topics, and other Quality resources.
ASQ's highly respected training and professional certification programs offers a way for members to have their skills recognized by their employers. Certification is an investment in your career and in the future of your organization. Locally available training includes:
 
  • Quality Manager
  • Software Quality Engineer
  • Quality Auditor
  • Quality Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Quality Technician
  • Mechanical Inspector
  • ISO 9000
  • ISO 14000
ASQ membership includes a subscription to the Quality Progress magazine, the best single document in America for keeping yourself up to date on current quality techniques and information.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pittsburgh Section Activities
 
We maintain a data base of Job Referrals.
 
We do base line audits for companies interested in ISO 9000, and help train aspiring ISO auditors.
 
Our Monthly Dinner Programs enable members to network and hear presentations by quality experts.
 
Our local newsletter has the latest information on quality issues.
 
Our local conferences feature speakers addressing important Quality topics.
 
We participate in other activities that meet the needs of the Quality community.
 
 
 
 
 
Make a Difference: Join your local ASQ
 
Certification Training is available and administered by the local Pittsburgh Section in the following disciplines: Quality Manager (CQMg) Software Quality Engineer(CSQE) Quality Auditor (CQA) Quality Engineer Reliability (CRE) Engineer Quality (CQE) Technician Mechanical Inspector (CMI) Course are also offered in ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 For more details on training visit our education page. ASQ’s highly respected certification programs have offered a way for members to have their skills recognized by their employers. Certification is an investment in your career and in the future of your organization. ASQ Net offers you on-line connections. Gain instant access to global e-mail, forums on today’s hottest quality topics, the ability to converse on-line with other ASQ members, and up-to-date information on ASQ’s products, services, and activities.
 
At the Annual Quality Congress, held every May, you can join nearly 5,000 people from more than 50 countries to examine the latest ideas, applications, and technology in quality.
 
ASQ members receive discounts on ASQ-published books, videotapes, audiotapes, software, briefings, and standards ASQ membership puts you in partnership with people who share your quality interests and face similar challenges. When you network with them, you’ll learn from their experiences, which will save you time and effort and make a difference in the way you do your job.