Mr. Lua Kheng Leong is the founder and principal consultant of Ascendent Technology Sdn Bhd (Formerly known as ASCENDENT CONSULTANCY). He is also the founder, former managing director and former principal consultant of PYROMETRO group of companies (now known as Trescal) since the company established in 1992. His contributions to the companies were immersing. He brought into the group of companies more than 20 years of rich and valuable experience, specializing in Metrology and Quality Management. Pyrometro was the early bird in ISO/IEC G25 certification and the 1st. commercial calibration laboratory to be accredited under MS ISO/IEC 17025. Mr. Lua developed new products in calibration and testing for the companies. He also designs and conducts training courses in metrology and quality management for the companies. He is a graduate in MBA (TQM) from Sunderland University and MSc (Quality Engineering) from Nottingham Trent University. He is now a PhD student of University of Nottingham, doing research in quality engineering.
In 1983, he received his professional training for 6 months in Australia. The training is Defense corporation programme between government of Malaysia and Australia. During the training, he gained vast experiences in metrology include uncertainty of measurement.
In 1997, he represented Malaysia participated in the Program on Measurement organized by The Association For Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) in cooperation with Japan Quality Assurance Organization in Tokyo, Japan for the "Physical Quantity Course".
He updates his skill and knowledge by attending Measurement Uncertainty Course, organized by DSM (under Ministry of Science, Technology & Environment) and National Measurement Laboratory, CSIRO, Australia.1997, and ISO Lead auditor course, 1999. He possesses an ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor certificate which was awarded by National Association of testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) by April 2009.
He is a Certified Trainer for Corporate Programmes (PSMB/ TTT 0269). As a trainer, his wide experience as a consultant in MS ISO/IEC 17025 consultation, conducting training, managing a group of companies, qualifies him for the programs he conducts in MS ISO/IEC 17025 Laboratory Management System, Calibration and Quality Management.
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Mr. Thang Haw Jiann has experience working in calibration line for 9 1/2 years. He started the calibration Job first in Northlab Seams (M) Sdn Bhd in 2008. During the period of service in Northlab Seams, he was the head of lab for dimensional calibration department from 2008 till 2012. During these period of times, he was granted approved signitory for dimensional calibration activities (in house calibration). Later in year 2013 to 2016, he has been transfer to force calibration department and granted approved signitory for force calibration (Hand Torque Tools, Push-pull Gauges and Tension Gauges). In the same time, he also granted the approved signitory for weighing balance or scale calibration.
In March 2016, he had moved to Vitar Segatec Sdn Bhd as Senior Lab Technician. In the same year, he re-granted the approved signitory for dimensional, force, balance calibration.
During the service year in above calibration companies, he has attended Measurement Uncertainty course. He did provide training to his own staff (internal training) for calibration job. He did provide a basic training on handling equipment to customers.
In March 2018, Mr. Thang has joined Ascendent Technology Sdn Bhd for testing activities. In year 2019, he has granted Certified Trainer for Corporate Programmes (TTT/23935). He also help to update the training materials from time to time.