Edgetech I.G. Appoints New Quality Improvement Technician

Tom WoodCambridge, Ohio-based Edgetech I.G. Inc. has promoted Thomas A. Wood to quality improvement technician. In his new role, Wood will serve as the company's ISO management representative and he will lead various quality assurance efforts.

"Tom is a valued asset to our team and we look forward to his continued growth within the company," says Brian Kress, director of quality for Edgetech I.G. "He is a great leader with a tremendous background in continuous improvement initiatives, which will serve him well in his new role."

Wood has been with Edgetech for three years and previously worked for Plastech for 11 years. He holds an associate's degree and is working on his bachelor's degree in business management, which he expects to complete in December 2007. Wood currently plans begin work on his master's degree in business administration in January 2008. He also holds multiple computer training and supervision and management certificates in areas including principles of lean manufacturing, ISO process audit training, ergonomics and Six Sigma, according to the company.

Wood says he is looking forward to the work he will undertake in his new position.

"As quality improvement technician, I look forward to not only assuring the highest standards of quality for the company, but I also intend to implement new systems that enable us to track projects more efficiently," says Wood.

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