Today, the DMSC Board of Directors have announced it has made two key moves to support the continued growth and industry acceptance of the ANSI/DMSC Quality Information Framework (QIF) standard. DMSC President, Curtis Brown, announced the appointment of Mark Thomas to the position of Executive Director. This announcement is in response to QIF surging market interest and pending potential adoption of QIF as an ISO standard.
Mr. Thomas is a seasoned Marketing professional with a broad background in the metrology and manufacturing industries. Curtis Brown remarked “we are extremely pleased with the addition of Mark, who will guide our growth with focused marketing programs”. Mr. Thomas will promote further adoption of the QIF standard and handle DMSC day-to-day operations.
Also announced is the retention of Bailey Squier, previous Executive Director for DMSC. Mr. Squier is one of the founders of DMSC and program manager of the organization’s predecessor, Quality Assurance Program of the Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing – International. DMSC President Curtis Brown commented “the organization is very pleased to retain Bailey in the capacity of Executive Director Emeritus. His wealth of knowledge and experience cannot be easily replaced, and we expect to draw on that wisdom for years to come.”
The mission of Digital Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC™, Inc.) is to identify urgently needed standards in the field of digital metrology, and to promote, foster, and encourage the development and interoperability of these standards, along with related and supporting standards that will benefit the industry as a whole.