Sep 20

We Still Make Stuff Here: Manufacturing and Economic Development in the Metro Area

Manufacturing analysis of local Portland Metro area and changes we will see in the near future.
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Sep 24
Sep 25


Certified Supply Chain Professional
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Sep 26


Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution
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Sep 27

CPIM Part 1

CPIM Part 1 (Basics of Supply Chain Management)
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Oct 18

October PDM

Portland Local: Effects of Trade Wars
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Nov 15

Apics News

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APICS Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Chicago by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE
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Welcome to APICS Portland Chapter

APICS builds operations management excellence in individuals and enterprises through superior education and training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and a worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.


We Still Make Stuff Here: Manufacturing and Economic Development in the Metro Area

September 20, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Kells Irish Restaurant
112 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97204

Manufacturing analysis of local Portland Metro area and changes we will see in the near future.

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APICS Certifications

In an increasingly fast-paced global industry, operations and supply chain professionals must stay competitive to survive. And what a great industry to focus on. According to U.S. News & World Report, Operations Manager is one of the best jobs for 2012. Poised for significant growth, companies will be looking to hire qualified professionals to manage their business.

An APICS Certification can benefit you by:

  • Differentiating You From Competition
  • Increasing your salary potential: Average compensation for CPIM certified workers is 9% more vs. non-certified professionals
    (08 Salary Survey,
  • Validating your knowledge

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Chapter Events

Development Meetings

Professional Development Meetings are typically held on the third Thursday of each month from September through June.  Local, regional and national speakers are featured presenting assorted topics of interest to today's operations professionals.
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Plant Tours

Our plant tours feature leading companies from across our region and provide the opportunity to learn by seeing how theory is put into practice.  They also provide benchmarking opportunities and foster the sharing of best practices and professional networking.
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In-House Courses

We offer on-site training in a variety of formats.
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Election Results!

A big thank you for all of those who have attended Membership Night! The results of the Board Elections are as follows:

President: Charlie Tang
Executive Vice President: Mariia Voss
Treasurer/Secretary Nancy Sheld


Award Winners!

Every year, the Portland Chapter of APICS, acknowledges key participants who have supported our chapter's networking events and commitment towards supply chain and operations education. 2018 award winners include:

Member of the Year: Sang-Heui Lee
Board Member of the Year: Diane Garcia
Volunteer of the Year Jamie Lisher
Company of the Year Blount International


APICS - Raising the Bar

Once again, the Portland Chapter has achieved the APICS Chapter Benchmarking and Reporting (C-BAR) Platinum award level.

This achievement demonstrates the chapter’s dedication to providing exemplary member services and professional development opportunities to APICS members and customers.


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Since 1973, the CPIM program has educated more than 75,000 manufacturing professionals on essential terminology, concepts, and strategies related to demand management, procurement and supplier planning, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, sales and operations planning, master scheduling, performance measurements, supplier relationships, quality control, and continuous improvement.
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The Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) program is a new industry educational and certification program created to meet the rapidly changing needs of the supply chain management field.

From the manufacturing to the service industry, regardless of whether a company is serving business or consumer markets or is for profit or not-for-profit, the increasingly important role of supply chain management is affecting all organizations.
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