Next Meeting Summary
We plan to continue to deliver interesting, informative, and useful topics as a service to our membership. In order to do so, your suggestions for topics and/or speakers would be very helpful. Please contact the Programs Chair at Programs@ASQ-MiddleTN.org with your valued input. Keep in mind that your suggestions may not be able to be implemented until the following year since the plan for this year may be completed.
Membership Meetings &Tours
Membership meetings and tours are regularly scheduled for the months of January through May - and - September through December of the following year. The membership meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday evening of each month except for May and December when we usually conduct tours of interesting businesses within the section.
The LOCATION of Membership Meetings is at the Hermitage location of the Golden Corral Restaurant at 315 Old Lebanon Dirt Rd., Hermitage TN, 37076. For a map & directions to the Golden Corral Restaurant, click here.
The membership meetings are divided into two portions: the Clinic and the Main Presentation. Dinner begins at 5:15 pm, the Clinic begins at 6:00 pm, dessert and coffee are at 6:45 pm and the Main presentation begins at 7:00 pm. The cost of the dinner, paid at the door, at the Golden Corral is about $14 for each member with ASQ Section 1118 paying the gratuity.
New members to Section 1118, students, and professors are invited to attend their first meeting as a compliment of our section. For a Complimentary ASQ Meeting gift certificate, click here.
Please contact our Reservations Chair (Tracy.RheaFox@MaplehurstBakeries.com) if you plan to attend this meeting.
Date: 11/10/2016, 6:00 pm
Presenter: Bob Doerring
Topic: CorrectSPC – Non-Shewhart SPC for Precision Machining: The Basics
The presentation will discuss the statistical underpinnings that explain why Shewhart charts fail at controlling precision machined lengths and diameters, and what is the correct technique for control.
Next Main Presentation
Date: 11/10/2016, 7:00 pm
Presenter: Bob Doerring
Topic: Continuation of CorrectSPC – Non-Shewhart SPC for Precision Machining: The Basics
Biography: Bob Doerring has been in the quality field for over 20 years. He is currently a quality engineer for an automotive component manufacturing firm, as well as a consultant in SPC, Metrology and Quality Concepts training.
Bob has implemented the CorrectSPC concepts in precision machining for over 15 years with significant success. He authored a seminal guide in statistical process control for machining CorrectSPC: When 'normal' is not typical. A practical guide for the statistical control of precision machining processes. He has also authored a white paper on Capability Calculations: Are AIAG SPC Appendix F Conclusions Wrong? Bob has shared his insights on this topic at professional society meetings and industrial training across the country.
He has industrial experience for over 37 years, many of which were in precision machining of automotive and medical components. He is an adjunct instructor at Lorain County Community College in Engineering Technology and Enrollment Services departments, and has lectured classes in Metrology and Quality Management. He holds associates degrees from Lorain County Community College of Elyria, Ohio and The University of Akron of Akron, Ohio; BA in Business and MBA in Systems Management from Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio. He is a Senior ASQ member and holds CMI and formerly held CMQ/OE, CQE, CQA (ASQ) certifications.