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ASQ is a global community of people passionate about quality. We share the ideas and tools that make our world work better.

Founded in 1946, ASQ has world headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis. With more than 80,000 individual and organizational members in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges.

ASQ is:

  • People passionate about quality: We are a community for everyone who wants to improve themselves, and the places they work and live.
  • The global knowledge network: We support members in more than 150 countries and operate offices in China, India and Mexico. As the global voice of quality, we provide local access to professional development, certification, knowledge and information services, as well as to a membership community.
  • Ideas, tools and experts: We offer technologies, concepts, tools, training and an active network of quality practitioners and subject matter experts second to none. Many ASQ board members and member leaders are available to speak at your meeting or event on various subjects such as the ASQ Futures Study and innovation.
  • Transforming our world: ASQ and its members are building the future of quality. In the 21st century, the focus of quality is on accelerating the positive, putting an emphasis on efficiency, effectiveness, and the best use of time, materials, and resources that will help us meet tomorrow’s critical challenges—and make the world work better.
Since 1991, ASQ has been the sole administrator of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. ASQ is also founding sponsor of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), a widely watched quarterly economic indicator that rates customer satisfaction with a wide range of goods and services.

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ASQ is a global community of people passionate about quality, who use the tools, their ideas and expertise to make our world work better. ASQ: The Global Voice of Quality.