Topic and Industry Communities – For Every Interest
These are the people that understand what you do and how you do it. Look to them for networking, best practices, and support.
Forums and Divisions
ASQ’s forums and divisions cover several industries and topics. Visit their Web sites for more details. ASQ Professional and Student memberships include membership in any or all of ASQ's technical communities. ASQ membership includes access to all 26 technical communities.
Promotes broader application and use of quality auditing principles for effective business management purposes.
Members are from the automotive, heavy-truck, off-highway, agricultural, industrial, and construction equipment industries – including supporting suppliers.
- Aviation, Space & Defense
Members are from the manufacturing, service and government sectors of the aviation, defense and space industries.
- Chemical and Process Industries
Members work in industries such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, glass, and petroleum. Technical interest groups serve members in specific industries.
This group explores, expands, and communicates the concepts and practices that lead to effective supplier performance and increased customer satisfaction.
- Design and Construction
Members include architects, engineers, designers, construction managers, contractors, safety engineers, facility managers and other professionals.
Promotes networking worldwide on quality in education, including K-12, Higher Education and Workforce Development. Students are encouraged to join us!
- Electronics and Communications
Members are quality and reliability professionals concerned with all types and levels of electrical, electronic, and communication products.
- Energy and Environmental
Members strive to address public concerns for satisfying energy needs while ensuring environmental health and welfare for future generations.
- Food, Drug, and Cosmetic
Members are in quality control and assurance, regulatory and compliance, engineering, manufacturing, marketing and sales for food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.
Members work in local, state, and federal government agencies, and advocate the use of quality principles and tools to transform the public sector.
This group advances the knowledge of healthcare quality, and includes doctors, nurses, medical technologists, hospital administrators, hospital staff, auditors, and engineers.
- Human Development and Leadership
Provides the skills, knowledge, tools, and information needed to excel as individuals, leaders, teachers, trainers, coaches and mentors.
Members work to spread the knowledge of innovation tools, techniques, and approaches to enable quality professionals to be more successful in their pursuit of innovation.
Members include those responsible for establishing and developing inspection and test methodologies, and the quality professionals who perform inspections and tests.
- Lean Enterprise
Promotes lean principles and practices, including cost reduction, cycle time reduction, waste minimization and value-adding strategies.
- Measurement Quality
Members apply the principles of quality and statistics to measurement-related issues.
- Medical Device (formerly Biomedical)
Members are from engineering, quality, and regulatory affairs affiliated with the design, manufacture and support of medical devices, FDA regulations and international standards.
- Quality Management
Members represent all levels of management including executives, managers, team and project leaders, supervisors and quality professionals aspiring to those positions.
- Reliability and Risk
Provides a forum for networking among members on reliability engineering, management and related topics.
- Service Quality
Provides the knowledge to deploy and integrate quality systems, principles, and techniques in service-oriented functions.
- Six Sigma
Offers informal and practical opportunities for Six Sigma professionals at any experience level to share knowledge and solutions.
- Social Responsibility Technical Community
Members of all levels and all industries who are interested in the integration of quality and social responsibility as a means of achieving sustainability.
Members include software quality professionals, software engineers and others interested in applying quality principles to software development.
Members include quality managers, engineers, statisticians, and educators who apply, research, develop, and promote statistical methods.
- Team and Workplace Excellence
Provides learning and recognition opportunities to help people, teams, and organizations achieve performance excellence.