For Immediate Release
Milwaukee, Wis., June 21, 2012 — ASQ announced today that Kimberly-Clark Corporation has joined ASQ as an Enterprise Quality Roundtable member as a way of providing its global employee base access to the world’s largest network of quality resources and experts and to help continue advancing its commitment to quality.
Kimberly-Clark joins more than 40 global companies as an ASQ Enterprise Quality Roundtable member. Other Enterprise members include The Coca-Cola Co., 3M, FedEx, and Ford Motor Co.
“Leading the world in essentials for a better life — that's what Kimberly-Clark is all about,” said Casey Farina, director of global quality assurance. “That's a big responsibility and one we take very seriously. Designing and manufacturing the highest possible quality products is a critical element of meeting that responsibility.”
Kimberly-Clark’s Enterprise Roundtable membership affords employees at all company locations worldwide access to ASQ’s Knowledge Center, which consists of thousands of articles, case studies and best-practices. Kimberly-Clark also will have access to ASQ’s training and certification programs designed to develop and credential employees.
“Continuous learning is a critical element in helping enhance quality at Kimberly-Clark,” said Tom Gonzalez, Kimberly-Clark’s vice president of health care quality assurance, regulatory affairs and product safety. “We believe our association with ASQ will help our global teams continue to develop quality control capabilities within our organization and thereby help us deliver results to the corporation.”
“By providing ASQ benefits to their employees, Kimberly-Clark is continuing its long tradition of quality and innovation,” said ASQ CEO Paul Borawski. “Kimberly-Clark’s brands are well-known worldwide, and we are proud to offer them resources and knowledge that will help them thrive.”
To learn more about ASQ Enterprise memberships, visit www.asq.org/membership.
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