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Anheuser-Busch (A-B) Newark Plant Tour Event Report

The NY/NJ Metro Section was happy to welcome over 50 ASQ colleagues to a Plant Tour and Dinner hosted by Anheuser-Busch at their Newark, NJ Brewery. The Dinner portion of the evening included tasty Beer and Food pairings.

Members from the NY/NJ Metro, Tappan Zee, Northern NJ, and Princeton Sections all attended this SOLD OUT event.

Here are some Comments from questionnaires that were left by our Membership:

· Mary Anne Fink from Integra Life Science: “Excellent! Very interesting. Very professional. Impressive.

· J. Stuart Hunter from Princeton University: “…Overall, an excellent tour, most impressive.

· John Sandy from NJ Transit Rail: “Great tour – for my first time, I was impressed.

The word that stands out is IMPRESSIVE! What a great one word summary of the fun and educational evening that we enjoyed with our impressive hosts.

We would like to sincerely thank Gary Wysocki (Management System Specialist) for leading this terrific event with style and his Beer Ambassadors for sharing their expertise and terrific sense of humor.

When you say BUD you’ve said it ALL!!!

photo: A-B Beer Ambassadors May 2014
A-B Beer Ambassadors May 2014
photo: Gary Beer Pouring Demo Right Down the Center May 2014
Gary Beer Pouring Demo Right Down the Center
photo: A-B Plant Tour May 2014
A-B Plant Tour May 2014

June Section Meeting: Speed Networking

Many of us attend section meetings to make new connections and to develop your career and expand your professional network. But sometimes you don’t have enough time to talk to everyone who attends the meeting. Here is the opportunity to quickly meet and get to know others who may be able to help you with your professional needs and goals!

Bring your business card or resume, and spend a few minutes to give a brief summary of career history and goals with one attendee, then you will meet other attendees sequentially.

Connected with many professionals. Increase your Linkedin connections. Talk jobs, quality, or career!
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May Section Meeting: Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement Project Overview and Challenges

After more than a decade of delay, a New NY Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee is becoming a reality. The first span of the new twin-span bridge is scheduled to open in 2016, and the new bridge should be complete in 2018. The new bridge will be designed and constructed to last 100 years without major structural maintenance.


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Earth Day Beautification of Independence Park – Saturday April 26, 2014

recycle imageJoin the Spanish Tavern and the American Society for Quality (ASQ) NY/NJ Metro Section for an Earth Day Beautification of Independence Park (Corner of Van Buren & Walnut Map It).

Please meet at the Park at 9 am. Water, Snacks, Gloves, Garbage Bags, and Pick-up Sticks will be provided.

Any Questions, Please Call Dave Sherman @ 914-450-3747
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Anheuser-Busch (A-B) Newark Plant Tour and Dinner – May 1st, 2014

The event will include:

  • Cocktail ½ Hour
  • PowerPoint Presentation from Anheuser-Busch
  • Plant Tour
  • Dinner (2 hours)
  • Workshop on Beer and Food Pairings
  • Alcoholic beverages and Soft Drinks will be offered

Seating is limited to 50, so get your reservation in EARLY

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INNOVATING QUALITY – North Jersey ASQ Spring Quality Conference 2014

ASQ North Jersey Section 304 proudly announces our 36th Annual Spring Quality Conference (SQC) to be held at the Marriott Hanover, Whippany, New Jersey, on APRIL 17th, 2014.

Full day with continental breakfast, 4 course lunch, 4 tracks, 17 speakers, vendors, and outstanding networking opportunities. Keynote speaker; Harry Hertz, Director Emeritus, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. The SQC Program is posted on our website http://www.springqualityconf.org/. Brochure and details are also posted. Find information on the website by clicking the tabs along the top.

Join the fun and network with like-minded professionals!

2014 Lean Six-Sigma SIG / Ott Quality Conference meeting at NJIT

Join us for dinner and a dynamic presentation on Lean Six-sigma on March 27th, 2014 at NJIT.

  1. An Introduction to Lean Six Sigma with Engineering and Service System Examples (by Vincent Miller and Paul Ranky) about 40 min plus Q/A. Key Concepts (by Paul Ranky). Define value, VSM (Value Stream Mapping), continuous flow, pull, perfection, the difference between lean and 6 sigma (by Vincent Miller). Engineering examples and application areas with huge potentials for LSS (by Paul Ranky); Business and Service system examples and application areas with huge potentials for LSS (by
    Vincent Miller)
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