DATE : Nov 15, 2000

PLACE : The Plainsman Restaurant            TIME: 6:00 PM- Cocktails
Highway 5                                                   7:00 PM - Dinner
                Dundas, Ontario                                          8:00 PM - Presentation

Note : The Plainsman Restaurant on Hwy5, 2 miles West of Highway 6 in Dundas, 
Ontario has been arranged as the permanent dinner meeting location of the Sec 0400 for the 2000 / 2001 session. Charge for the dinner and the presentation is currently $20.00, with a cash bar.

We are pleased to announce the establishment of our website :

In addition to sectional information, calendar, newsletters, archives, and mail contact with your executives, a forum is available for concerns, feedback, and discussions with all members on the web. If you do not have Internet services at home, a number of free internet service links may be utilized from our site.

The November membership meeting will present NEIL MASTERMAN from STELCO Inc. The topic of presentation is MISTAKE PROOFING and will include;

a.-Overview of the theory and application of mistake proofing.

b.-Differences between error proofing and mistake proofing.

c.-Describe a formal approach to mistake proofing.

d.-Discuss how mistake proofing ties into QS-9000and APQP.

NEIL MASTERMAN has a Bachelor Degree from McMaster University on Ceramic/Material Engineering. NEILís work history includes:

-Seven years as Research Engineer at DOFASCO, developing galvanneal coating for sheet steel.

-Five years as a consultant and trainer in the field of heat treating and quality system implementation.

-Currently NEIL works at STELCO Inc. in the Pipe and Tube Division, responsible for quality assurance and development. STELPIPE has recently achieve the QS-9000 accreditation.

-Teaching continuing education at McMaster University in Metallurgy Certificate Program.

Please notify one of the following executive members of your attendance by 12:00 PM on Monday, Nov 13, 2000.

Bob Anderson (905) 575-1212 ext 3092
Hank Verspagen
(905) 575-1212 ext 3091

Victor Dobrin, ( For those who would like to receive this "paper" Newsletter in future, please contact me at 905-525-0147)

Section Assistant Secretary,

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