American Society for Quality

Southern Connecticut Section 0301

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This month, we will join the APICS and the New Haven section of ASQ at Honeywell Fire Safety Headquarters in Northford, CT for a plant tour. Please join us and either notify via email to or go directly to the APICS web-link and register online.

We are continuing to look at different options for interesting site visits and welcome inputs from the section members on topics of specific interest......If you know of anyone interested in conducting a brief discussion at one of the ASQ 0301 meetings, please reach out to me at


David Steeves



Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Plant Tour - Honeywell Fire Safety Headquarters

Time: Registration, Networking at 5:00 pm, Pizza Dinner served on arrival, Announcements followed by tour at 6:15 pm

Place: Honeywell Fire Safety, 12 Clintonville Road, Northford, CT, 06472

Directions: From the Parkway: Take the Wilbur Cross Parkway to exit 63, then East on Route 22. Honeywell is 3.3 miles on the left.

From I-95: Take I-95 to I 91 N. Take I-91N to Exit 11 to merge onto CT-22E / US-5 N Clintonville Road (signs for N Haven/Gateway Community College/CT-103S). Continue on Clintonville Rd for 2.3 miles. Honeywell will be on the left.
Parking: Park in the Parking Lot, follow signs to "Employee Entrance" lobby for sign-in then proceed to reserved Lecture Room.

Cost: $15.00 for Pizza Dinner

Registration is required on or before 5:00 pm, April 15, 2019 for security. Please email Tony Pedro at
Include your name, email address, phone number, company and ASQ membership number.

Otherwise register on the APICS New Haven Website at the following link:

Honeywell Plant Tour Registration

Topic: Please join APICS New Haven, ASQ New Haven, ASQ Southern Chapters for a joint Plant Tour of Honeywell Fire Safety Headquarters presented by Jay Krishnamoorthy & Team.


Honeywell Fire Safety, based in Northford, CT, is a global leader in the following lines of business:

  • Provides a full range of fire alarm solutions through distribution for industrial, commercial and residential markets.
  • Provides world-class gas, fire and smoke detection products.
  • Provides Life care solutions products that include remote patient monitoring as well as care feedback products that serve clinical partners, end users and hospitals.

Honeywell Fire Safety businesses design, manufacture, and market over 40 product families including:

  • Conventional and intelligent fire alarm control panels
  • Sensors and transmitters
  • Toxic gas detection
  • Power supplies
  • Intelligent/Addressable Devices
  • Medical peripheral devices
  • Telemonitoring
  • Voice evacuation
  • Controller Systems
  • Personal protective equipment

All products are designed and manufactured to meet rigorous international approvals such as UL, FM, NFPA, EN54, LPC, and Lloyd's of London
Please note the following requirements:

  • Limited spots available on first come first serve basis.
  • Competitors are not allowed to attend the event.
  • Cameras / Phones will not be allowed during the plant tour.
  • Closed-toe shoes required, safety glasses provided on loan.
  • Park near the employee entrance on side of the building, find a spot where available.
  • Follow signs for ASQ & APICS Plant Tour gathering in Lecture room.


The ASQ Southern Connecticut Section 301 usually meets the second Wednesday of the month between September and June unless otherwise indicated below. Please note that meeting dates, speakers, topics and venues are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. Please check the Meeting Notice on this web page or the appropriate newsletter for the latest meeting details.

Date: September 12, 2018
Joint Meeting with Danbury Section (306)
Place: Roberto's Restaurant(Monroe)
Topic: A Brief Introduction to the Baldrige Framework for Performance Excellence
Speaker: Jordan Munn

Date: October 10, 2018
Place: Blue Goose (Stratford)
Topic: How to Plan for Reliability Growth throughout NPD
Speaker: Michelle Grasso

Date: November 15, 2018
Joint Meeting with APICS and ASQ New Haven Chapters
Place: University of New Haven (West Haven)
Topic: 3D Printing
Speaker Dr. Maria-Isabel Carnasciali

Date: December 12, 2018
Place: Blue Goose (Stratford)
Topic: Estimation of Performance Quality for Highly Engineered Products
Speaker Christopher Kaswer

Date: January 16, 2019
Joint Meeting with APICS, ASQ New Haven & ISM-CT
Place: Honeywell Fire Safety (Northford)
Topic: Supplier Quality Management Partner of Adversary?
Speaker Joseph A. DeFeo

Date: February 13, 2019
Joint Meeting with APICS and ASQ New Haven Chapters
Place: Honeywell Fire Safety (Northford)
Topic: Block Chain & It's Impact on Your Supply Chain
Speaker Jim Timmons

Date: March 13, 2019
No Meeting Scheduled

Date: April 17, 2019
Joint Meeting with APICS & ASQ New Haven Section (305)
Place: Honeywell Fire Safety (Northford)
Topic: Plant Tour of Honeywell Fire Safety Headquarters
Speaker Jay Krishnamoorthy & Team

Date: May 8, 2019
Place: TBD
Topic: TBD
Speaker TBD

Date: June 12, 2019
Place: TBD
Topic: Scholarship Presentation, Volunteer Appreciation