The Western Massachusetts Section of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) is a group of business professionals dedicated to the advancement of quality. Our members hold a variety of positions, from inspectors to corporate heads, and represent all aspects of area business including manufacturing, service, government, and academia.

For over 50 years the Western Massachusetts Section has provided Greater Springfield area business with a higher awareness of the need for Quality. Our goal is to promote and improve quality practices within the community. To accomplish this, we provide the opportunity to exchange ideas with colleagues and offer quality related educational courses and material designed to address the concerns of our members.

Membership Benefits

The Western Mass Section of ASQ is dedicated to advancing the quality profession for all its members and their companies. Section involvement will enable you to join other professionals in our community to further the aims of the profession by participating in activities and services sponsored by the Section and the Society.

Section Management

Participation in any capacity on the Section's Executive Board opens new vistas to any willing and resourceful member. The friendly environment of peers offers an opportunity without equal. Whether honing personal leadership skills, improving management competence, or seeking to develop confidence dealing with people, one rarely finds a more accommodating laboratory. See one of the section officers for the Executive Board meeting date and location.

Section Meetings

Perodic section meetings are held quarterly on Tuesdays. The meetings are usually held on the third Tuesday in March, June, and September, and the second Tuesday in December. A typical evening's program consists of a social/networking period starting at 5:30pm, the main program at 6:00 and dinner at around 7:00. This web site has current meeting information.

Section Newsletter

The section publishes a periodic newsletter. It provides news of general interest to members and information on Section activities. A copy is sent to each Section member.

Section Photo Gallery

The section maintains a photo gallery on Photobucket, a popular image hosting website. Come visit us on Photobucket

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