This year’s winner of the Hartford Section's Quality Recognition Award is Bill Pacewicz, a Quality Engineer at Whitcraft LLC in Eastford, Connecticut. Whitcraft is an aerospace manufacturer specializing in formed sheet metal parts. While at Whitcraft, Bill created one of the best Quality Clinics in the Industry, for a complany with more than 350 employees, as identified by Pratt & Whitney.
Bill never takes the easy way out. Instead, he stays engaged, drives improvement and always takes the time to do the right thing. As a result of Bill's efforts in Whitcraft's Quality Clinic, Whitcraft was able to reduce escapes by more than 50% over the last 5 years. Seeing a need for better training for inspectors, Bill created and launched an Inspector training module that included Whitcraft policies and procedures, Customer Specifications, Measuring Equipment and techniques, Geometrc Tolerancing, proper measurement recording, using inspection method sheets, First Article Inspections, and Material Review Board requirements.
In recogntion for his efforts, Bill was selected to attend a Shinginjutsu Global Consulting's 5 day seminar in Japan
Congratulaltions to Bill on Winning the 2019 ASQ Hartford Section's Quality Recognition Award and his commitment to quality.
|Auditing Chair||Tom Gallagher|
|Membership Chair||Vivian Vidal Otero|
|Nominating Committee Chair||Tom Gallagher|
|Vice Chair||Bill Forthofer|
|Arrangements Chair||Keith Modor|
|Awards Chair||Richard Ott|
|Education Chair||Mark Roy|
|Programs Chair||Dennis Gareau|
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