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Gary Vidal Receives ASQ-Certified Calibration Technician

Milwaukee, Wis., December 14, 2011 - The Certification Board of ASQ (American Society for Quality) is pleased to announce that Gary Vidal has completed the requirements to be named an ASQ-Certified Calibration Technician (ASQ CCT). As such, Gary Vidal has reached a significant level of professional recognition, indicating a proficiency in and a comprehension of calibration principles and practices.
Individuals who earn this certification are allowed to use "ASQ CCT" on their business cards and professional correspondence.
"ASQ provides certification as a way to provide formal recognition to professionals who have demonstrated an understanding of, and a commitment to, quality techniques and practices in their job and career," explains Jim Rooney, ASQ chair. "This is a great  accomplishment and,  although not a formal registration or licensure, it represents a high level of peer recognition."
In order to sit for the Certified Calibration Technician examination, an individual must have  five years of work experience related to the Body of Knowledge. Certified Calibration Technician is a professional who tests, calibrates, maintains and repairs instruments and equipment for conformance to established standards.
Since 1968,  when the first ASQ certification examination was given, more than 170,000 individuals have taken  the path to reaching their goal of becoming ASQ-Certified in their field or profession, including many of who have attained more than one designation. 
ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make  our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are
transforming the world's corporations, organizations, and communities to meet tomorrow's critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., with national service centers in China, India, and Mexico. Learn more about ASQ's members, mission, technologies, and training at www.asq.org.

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