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Our Story

Imagine a place where progress, cooperation and quality have meaning.

Greater Rochester Quality Council is a collaborative network of organizations and individuals whose expertise is quality and performance excellence. Our purpose is to stimulate and foster excellence in the products, services, & processes of all organizations & businesses in the community so that the Greater Rochester area continues to grow economically and attracts new business. We promote sharing of resources, learning, & expertise in Quality principles and practices.


The Greater Rochester Quality Council began in the early 1990's and is based on implementing Deming's principles into area businesses and organizations.

GRQC has accomplished more for the local community than any other quality organization in New York State.


Facts About GRQC:

  • GRQC is an organization of organizations and individuals dedicated to continuous quality improvements

  • GRQC's membership comprises of five sectors: Business, Education, Government, Healthcare and Not for Profit

  • GRQC is and affilliate of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce

  • GRQC has partnered with the Empire State Advantage (ESA) on formalized Quality Systems

  • GRQC, through its volunteers, supports several community improvement initiatives such as ROC The Future, GRQC Day of Quality, and the Rapid Cycle Program.

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