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ASSOCIATIONS

American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)
1711 Arlingate Lane
P.O. Box 28518
Columbus, OH 43228-0518
(614) 274-6003
Web site: http://www.asnt.org
ASNT is a technical association that encourages the exchange of technical information about testing, offers educational materials and programs on the NDT, and gives certification to qualifying candidates in the field.

American Society for Quality (ASQ)
611 E. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 3005
Milwaukee, WI 53201-3005
(800) 248-1946
e-mail: cs@asq.org
Web site: http://www.asq.org
From the organization's Web site: “The American Society for Quality (ASQ) has been the leading quality improvement organization in the United States for more than 50 years. Its members have initiated most of the quality methods used throughout the world, including statistical process control, quality cost measurement and control, total quality management, failure analysis, and zero defects.”

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
1016 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1187
(215) 299-5400
Web site: http://www.astm.org
This organization sets the technical standards for industries worldwide. Their site contains information about standards and the online magazine, Standardization News.

WEB SITES

Nondestructive Testing Information Analysis Center (NTIAC)
http://www.ntiac.com
NTIAC, the Nondestructive Testing Information Analysis Center, maintains this site as a clearinghouse in the field. There are many links and much technical information.

BOOKS

Quality Press Bookstore
The American Society for Quality (ASQ)
611 E. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 3005
Milwaukee, WI 53201-3005
(800) 248-1946
e-mail: cs@asq.org
Web site: http://www.asq.org
The world's largest publisher of quality-related products offers basic to advanced resources for individuals at various levels of the quality profession.

PERIODICALS

The American Society for Quality (ASQ)
611 E. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 3005
Milwaukee, WI 53201-3005
(800) 248-1946
e-mail: cs@asq.org
Web site: http://www.asq.org
The ASQ publishes several trade journals, including Quality Progress, Journal of Quality Technology (JQT), Quality Engineering, Quality Management Journal (QMJ), Software Quality Professional (SQP), Technometrics, and The Informed Outlook.

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