George Schuetz Receives 2021 ASQ Hromi Medal

George Schuetz, director of precision gages at Mahr Inc. and MMS columnist, has been awarded ASQ’s 2021 Hromi Medal to recognize his contributions to metrology.


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George Schuetz, Mahr Inc.

George Schuetz, director of precision gages at Mahr Inc. and Modern Machine Shop Quality Gaging Tips columnist, is receiving the 2021 ASQ Hromi Medal for his long-term contributions to the science of metrology. Mahr Inc. is a global manufacturer of precision measurement equipment used for dimensional metrology.

Each year, ASQ recognizes outstanding leadership in quality. The Hromi Medal recognizes Schuetz for his significant and noteworthy contributions to the science of inspection and/or the advancement of the inspection profession, including publication of over 350 articles related to inspection and gaging. The award also acknowledges his ongoing, active support for new product development and his devoted service to the American Measuring Tool Manufacturers Association. The medals are the highest distinction for service from ASQ.

Schuetz has worked for more than 40 years in measurement applications areas for mechanical and digital indicators, mechanical gages, air tooling, electronic products, special gaging designs, surface finish and geometry gaging. He has also lectured at various colleges, ASME meetings, NCSL conferences, IMTS and Quality Expo. In addition to his published articles, Schuetz authored a book, Quality Gaging Tips.

“The Hromi Medal is a great honor, and we are thrilled to congratulate George for this achievement,” said Bryan Orr, vice president sales Americas/executive director at Mahr Inc. “This is a powerful recognition of his lifetime of commitment to helping customers achieve quality.”


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