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Definition: ASQ (American Society for Quality)
ASQ stands for American Society for Quality which was established on February 16, 1946. It is a global community of professionals all over the world (over 140 countries) and currently has over 80,000 members. It is dedicated to the improvement and advances in quality procedures, principles and practices followed in global organisations.
It was founded in Milwaukee, USA during the World War II, to find ways and means to sustain the various quality improvement techniques used during wartime.
ASQ offers a variety of professional certifications like Reliability Engineer, Software Quality Engineer, Improvement Associate, Six Sigma (Black Belt, Green Belt & Master Black Belt).
• ASQ’s Vision is – By making quality an international priority, an organizational imperative, and a personal ethic and associating it with customer satisfaction and loyalty, American Society for Quality becomes the community for everyone who seeks quality concepts, technology, or modern sophisticated techniques and tools to improve themselves and their world.
• ASQ’s Mission is – To increase the use and impact of quality in response to the diverse needs of the world.