NEW Baldrige Resource Library
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The purpose of the Baldrige Resource Library is (1) To answer the question for those newly introduced to the Baldrige Criteria – “Where do I find out more?” (2) To serve as a repository of articles, podcasts, and videos about organizational improvement, quality methods, and leadership approaches that help change organizations.

American Society for Quality
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The American Society for Quality (ASQ) advances individual and organizational performance excellence worldwide by providing opportunities for learning, quality improvement, and knowledge exchange. ASQ administers the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award under contract to NIST.

Baldrige National Quality Program
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a non-regulatory federal agency within the Commerce Department’s Technology Administration. NIST’s primary mission is to strengthen the U.S. economy and improve the quality of life by working with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards. The Baldrige National Quality Program at NIST manages the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Information on the Baldrige Regional Conferences can be found at:
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National Baldrige Award Recipients’ Contacts and Profiles:
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Center for Quality at Midlands Technical College
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Looking for a way to enhance your career options? Check out the certificate programs and prepare for international certification exams? Our Green Belt and Black Belt Six Sigma classes cover the body of knowledge necessary to sit for the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification Exam.

If you are a non-profit quality related organization and would like to be included on this page please contact the South Carolina Quality Forum. Email:

Phone: 803-535-5793

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Our Mission: To improve the competitiveness and performance of organizations operating within South Carolina.

Our Vision: To be the partner of choice for performance excellence in every sector of the economy in South Carolina.