Applied Geometrics, Inc. (AGI)
For over 20 years, professionals at AGI have helped global manufacturers dramatically reduce rejects and increase profits through successful implementation of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). AGI offers GD&T training via on-site seminars, side-by-side project management, public seminars and now on-line training. Applied Geometrics, Inc. is committed to train manufacturing industry’s personnel how to realize a higher return on investment by utilizing a standardized, concise and internationally accepted language of engineering expression known as GD&T. Give your people the tools they need through expert GD&T training from Applied Geometrics Inc. (AGI).
AGI’s experienced presenters and staff are here to provide support and high-quality education and training services that can improve your company’s competitive position and profitability. We welcome questions regarding GD&T, our training course offerings, consulting services or any dimensional management issues that you would like to discuss.
Mr. Foster is a mechanical engineer with over 30 years of experience in design, quality, and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). He is currently the President of Applied Geometrics, Inc. AGI is a technical education and mentoring firm dedicated to providing support and high quality education and training services that improve a company’s competitive position, and profitability.
Mark is a member of the ASME Y14.2 committee and participates regularly in the ASME Y14 meetings throughout the country. Mark has held Management positions in Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Engineering, and Design Engineering and is the chief instructor for AGI. He has provided GD&T training for hundreds of individuals and companies, such as Harley-Davidson, Delco Electronics (Delphi), Nissan, Briggs & Stratton, Woodward Governor Company, Dart Container Corporation, Skil-Bosch Power Tools and more, in GD&T, SPC, ISO/QS-9000, and Print Reading, as well as Train-the-trainer classes.
Mark was a charter member of the Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Professional (GDTP) Senior Level examination. He passed the first ever GDTP Senior Level exam administered by the ASME, and is Senior Level Certified (GDTP #S-0114) to the ASME-Y14.5M-1994 standard.
Unlike many GD&T instructors, Mark has actually applied his training to real-world designs on a regular basis during his extensive experience from the design, manufacturing and quality perspectives. This experience and ongoing practical application provides him with the unique ability to relate the common problems that inevitably arise between these groups during the production of a part.