Guatemala Hosts Quality Congress

On 25 and 26 September at the Grand Tikal Futura Hotel the 9th national and 3rd Central American Congress on Quality will take place.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Organized by the Ministry of Economics, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala and the Directorate of National Quality System (Incotec) and various business groups, the meeting will be held under the motto "Continuous improvement, strategy for competitiveness."

"During both meetings there will be discussions of the progress related to quality in the context of globalization of markets and economic liberalization processes", noted an article in Yahoo.

Juan Hernandez, from the National Quality System of the Guatemalan Ministry of Economy, said they already have the participation of 120 people from the public, private and academic sectors across the region.

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