JIM FOSTER WAS PROMOTED TO QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER IN NOVEMBER OF 1998. Formerly, Jim was a Production Engineer for General Bearing. With his GBC experience and prior quality experience, QA management was a logical progression for Jim.
Prior to joining GBC, Jim managed the Quality Control and Engineering division for an automotive ball bearing manufacturer. Among his accomplishments, was the successful implementation of ISO-9002 Quality Standards. Jim has a Bachelor of Arts in Product Design as well as an Associates in Applied Science. He also holds Certificates of Completion in ISO-9000 Documentation Training Program and ISO-9000 Internal Quality Auditing Training Program, as well as Advanced Laser Training from the Control Laser Corporation.
Jim is looking forward to the challenges that are sure to arise with GBC's continued growth. He observes, "With our excellent quality staff, we will continue to meet and support the high standards that have made General Bearing a quality leader in the bearing industry."