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ASQ Section 1216  LaCrosse - Winona, Currently serving 180 members from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa.
La Crosse - Winona, Section 1216 - Chartered May 1991

This page was last updated: August 24, 2016
If you or someone you know is looking for employment, the local companies below have a number of openings for their Wisconsin and Minnesota operations listed on their website. 


Riverside Electronics

Trueline Inc.

Logistics Health Incorporated

Benchmark Electronics

Trane / Ingersoll Rand

HGST a Western Digital company

Duratech

For a full listing of local companies visit our employment page.  If your company has openings to post, please contact the newsletter editor or internet liaison.
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"Tell me how you measure me and I will tell you how I behave."  
              -Eliyahu Goldratt

"Quality is never an accident.  It is always the result of intelligent effort."   
             -John Ruskin

"Popularity is not an indication of quality."
             -Vanna Bonta
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Welcome Back Members of ASQ 1216!
Why become ASQ certified? 

Maybe the better question is to ask yourself why you would not become certified. 

Benefits to you: 

  • Provides Objective Evidence of Training and Competence 
  • Source of professional and personal pride 
  • Investment in career 
  • Mark of technical excellence 
  • Assurance that you are current with emerging technologies 
  • ASQ certification is endorsed by more than 125 corporations 
  • Better Position Yourself for Changes During Your Career. 
  • ASQ certified professionals earn more money than their uncertified counterparts. 

Examples: 

  • Certification allows the time spent within ASQ to be effectively aligned and leveraged to the benefit of your career. 
  • The process of gaining certification exposes you to areas of quality tools and principles you may not have ever used or 
  • knew existed. 

Benefits to your Company: 

  • Investment in the company’s future 
  • Allows individual to perfect and share new techniques in the workplace 
  • Provides organization with knowledgeable employees who are able to assure product and service quality 
  • Customers recognize ASQ certification as a plus to their supplier’s ability to perform. 

What it buys you:

  • A Competitive Advantage 
  • Peer Recognition 
  • Increased Skills and Abilities 
  • Career Advancement 
  • Demonstrated Proficiency in Quality 
  • Focus for Professional Development 
  • Enhanced Career Opportunities 
  • Enhanced Problem Solving Skills 
  • Marketable and Transferable Skills 
  • All training, education counts to maintain all certifications simultaneously. Can be an one-time only examination for each certification by staying active in the Quality profession. 

The process is simple, straightforward and inexpensive. Give yourself a competitive advantage and become certified!
Fall programing will resume on September 20 with a tour of Great Harvest Bread Co. on Copeland Avenue in La Crosse.  Stay tuned for details!
Be sure to check out the new training opportunities posted on the Education page!  You'll find links to register for workshops and webinars that will enable you to further benefit your organization with certification! Give yourself or your personnel the in-house knowledge and skills to undertake and lead your Quality Management System audits and improve your quality standards!