1980 June 17, 18, 19, 20
Caterpillar Tractor Company, Peoria , Illinois ; Holiday Inn ( Brandywine )
Host: Dick Gumbel – Representative
General Dynamics, Electric Boat Division, was elected to membership. Falk Company dropped from membership.
1981 June 23, 24, 25, 26
Reynolds Metals Company, Richmond , Virginia ; Hyatt Richmond
Host: Dick Webb – Representative
Hooker Chemical dropped July 9, 1981 . United Airlines withdrew July 29, 1981 .
1982 June 22, 23, 24, 24
ARMCO, Incorporated, Kansas City , Missouri ; Ramada Inn Southeast
Host: Richard Draheim – Representative
40th Annual Meeting. Goodyear Tire & Rubber and Westinghouse Electric resigned membership.
1983 June 20, 21, 22, 23
General Dynamics, Electric Boat Division, Norwich , Connecticut ; Norwich Sheraton Inn
Host: Don Howard – Representative
Inland Steel, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft elected to membership. Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company and Gillette Safety Razor Company dropped. Richard Webb elected to Honorary Membership status.
1984 June 19, 20, 21, 22
Eastman Kodak Company USAD/K8, Rochester , New York ; Rochester Hilton
Hosts: Bill Andre and Joe Kenney – Representatives
International Paper elected to membership. Allis Chalmers dropped.
1985 June 18, 19, 20, 21
General Electric Company, Erie , Pennsylvania ; Bel Aire Hotel
Host: Sam Gintz – Representative
Deere & Company’s membership canceled. Bob Kasper attained Honorary Membership status.
1986 June 17, 18, 19, 20
United Technologies, Pratt & Whitney, Cromwell , Connecticut ; Treadway Cromwell Hotel
Host: Jim Wallbeoff – Representative
Richard Draheim and Andy Kosty attained Honorary Membership status.
Training format, administration, the future, management support and trainer needs were topics of discussion.
1987 June 16, 17, 18, 19
Ford Motor Company, Ann Arbor , Michigan ; Holiday Inn West
Host: Bob Kasper – Representative
Carrier Corporation elected to membership. United Technologies, Pratt & Whitney and Ford Motor Company approved for second membership. Eugene Urick attained Honorary Membership status.
1988 June 21, 22, 23, 24
Corning Glass Work, Corning , New York ; Corning Hilton Inn
Host: Don Hopkins – Representative
Dow Chemical elected to membership. Union Carbide dropped.
Meeting discussed B.A.T. eligibility for membership. Determined they were not eligible under constitution and bylaws.
1989 June 20, 21, 22, 23
Cummins Engine Company, Columbus , Indiana ; Columbus Holiday Inn
Host: C. David Beatty – Representative
Allegheny Ludlum Steel Company and Weirton Steel Company were elected to membership,
Continuous quality improvement in the workplace was a key subject.