Join us and celebrate the 2023 World Quality Day in the friendly environment of Portugal, by participating in the 64th EOQ Congress, which will take place on November 9th and 10th of 2023 in Porto/Gaia.

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KRN er medlem av – og norsk representant for EOQ – European Organization of Quality sammen med 27 andre søsterorganisasjoner i Europa.  Den årlige EOQ Congress ble gjennomført i Lisboa den 23.-24. oktober med 3 norske forelesere og totalt 8 norske deltakere. Congressen hadde også norsk ledelse med norsk EOQ President – styreleder. EOQ Congress samlet 600 deltakere fra 48 land, og samtlige store globale organisasjoner for kvalitetsledelse deltok, herunder en delegasjon på hele 42 personer fra Kina.

64th EOQ Scientific Quality Congress 2020 – June16-17, 2020 Belgrade Serbia –
Key Factor for Success ‘Effective Education for Quality’


Som første medlemsland har KRN fått akseptert sine forslag til norske forelesere til EOQ Congress i Lisboa den 23. og 24. oktober 2019.

EOQ – European Organisation for Quality,, er en forening av nasjonale organisasjoner for kvalitetsledelse. For tiden er det i tillegg til NFKR, 25 medlemsland representert med respektive organisasjoner som EOQ National Representatives. Torolf Paulshus gir en innføring i hva EOQ er, og hvorfor NFKR er medlem.

The Europeen Quality Congress will be organized in Paris/France on 21-22 of June 2018 with the valuable support of the EOQ National Representative organization from France, l’Association France Qualité Performance (AFQP). Congress motto: “Feel the new Quality way!”

Oppdatering fra EOQ samling i Bled, Slovenia, 09.-12. oktober 2017 hvor NFKR har to delegater på plass.

61st EOQ Congress 2017 “Success in the digital era – Quality as a key driver “

60th EOQ Conference Helsinki Finland, 1.-2. juni 2016, with main theme “Quality Enables Growth and Competitiveness”.


We welcome you to join our international Quality Conference 2016 in Helsinki Finland.

This Conference will be a joint effort of European Organization for Quality, International Academy for Quality and Finnish Quality Association and will be held on June 1st and 2nd 2016 in Helsinki, Finland. This conference is the 60th anniversary for EOQ, 50th for IAQ and 50th for the Finnish Quality Association.

The main theme of the conference is Quality Enables Growth and Competitiveness. Growth means getting bigger or expanding market share of organizational influence; however more is needed to achieve competitiveness. Competitiveness implies development or getting better at the key purpose for an organization – improvement that is differentiated or delivery of truly attractive quality. We are looking for contributions for this EOQ Conference 2016 in particular for sub themes: 

  • Sustainability and Quality the Future of the Business
  • Business Improvement and Quality Planning on Strategic Level
  • Start Up Businesses: Innovation and Excellence Locally and Globally
  • Quality and Lean in the Public Sector
  • Quality Tools – Today and Tomorrow

Further information as attached and


Tani Järvinen, president

Finnish Quality Association



– Norges første Europeiske Kvalitetsleder er kåret ..

NFKR gratulerer Torgeir Halvorsen som en av vinnerne av den
Europeiske Kvalitetsleder prisen!

Den Europeiske Kvalitet Organisasjonen, EOQ, med 34 medlemsland, har nylig kåret adm.dir. Torgeir Halvorsen, som en av 3 vinnerne av den Europeiske Kvalitetsleder prisen for 2015. Prisen deles ut hvert år blant søkere fra medlemslandene. Utnevnelsen ble gjennomført under en seremoni under EOQ’s 60 årsjubileum i Helsinki 1. juni.

Torgeir Halvorsen ble også utnevnt til årets NFKR Kvalitetsleder for 2015 sist november.



Torgeir Halvorsen har bakgrunn som leder fra Industri, IT industri og bilbransjen de siste 20 år. Han er adm.dir i Jæger Automobil AS, styreleder i Toyota Forhandlernes Forening, styremedlem i Norges Bilbransjeforbund, deltager i International Car Distribution Program (ICDP, UK) og Automotive Fellowship (AFI, UK) i tillegg til Internt Utviklingsprogram sammen med Lean Enterprice Academy.


Se vedlagt utdrag fra EOQ pressemelding:

Utdrag fra EOQ Press Release

Winners of the EOQ European Quality Leader Award 2015 temp_logo_eofq

The European Organization for Quality (EOQ) hascelebrated the winners of the European QualityLeader Award 2015 at the 60th EOQ Congress, in Helsinki/Finland on June1st,2016.

TheEuropean Quality Leader (EQL) Award is yearly granted by EOQ. An EOQ ‘QualityLeader’ is a leader in an organization having succeeded in moving the organization to success for the different stakeholders through his leadership and through the change and Quality improvement processes, in its broadest sense, he has implemented directly through his team.

Mr. Torgeir Halvorsen from Norway, CEO at Jaeger Automobil AS. He participated in building and leading Jæger Automobil A/S from one local car dealership representation in 1998 to 7 dealerships and service points in 2015, with plan of development of 3 more, in 2016-17. Under his leadership a traditional Car dealership was transformed into a Lean TTW Model, by studying, training, customizing and implementing Toyota TPS/TSM manufacturing philosophy, processes, people management and quality and problem solving methods in a sales and service business; winner of the Lean Price Norway 2016.

The EOQ President, Mr. George Georgiades, announced the winners of the European Quality Leader Award 2015 during the Gala Dinner of the EOQ 60th EOQ Congress held in Helsinki/Finland on June 1st, 2016.

The European Quality Leader Award is granted in recognition of outstanding individuals, who devote their time, energy and knowledge in sharing their beliefs to the benefit of the European Society.

The European Organization for Quality (EOQ) associates more than 70.000 members and 500,000 companies within its member and partner organizations in Europe and worldwide. EOQ is the European interdisciplinary organization striving for effective improvement in the sphere of quality management as the  coordinating  body  and  catalyst  of  its Member Organizations aiming to improve European society through the promotion of Quality in its broadest sense.