APICS is globally recognized as a non-profit organization serving the manufacturing and service industries.Founded in 1957 as the American Production and Inventory Control Society, APICS has expanded its focus to include a full range of programs and materials on individual and organizational education, standards of excellence, and integrated resource management.

                         APICS - The Association for Operations Management. 

APICS: Advancing Productivity Innovation and Competitive Success.

With over 40 years of history and more than 45,000 individual and corporate members, APICS is the premier provider of quality education in operations management.

Our chapter is one of 250 in North America that provide manufacturing and service professionals with educational and networking opportunities. Our chapter offers education classes to help individuals prepare for certification in either Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).

Our web site is dedicated to providing information to our members and others about our Educational events, Professional Development Meetings (PDMS) and Plant tours.

About Us

APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in supply chain and operations management, including production, inventory, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.

The Boston Chapter hosts monthly professional development meetings (PDM's), plant tours, and an annual holiday party. Our PDMs are hosted at the Hilton Garden Inn in Waltham and the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham. 

Our public class training facility is in Woburn MA.

Boston has a robust staff of instructors with full time and part time opportunities for learning, delivering both on-site training at your facility and public workshops at our Woburn MA facility. We specialize in Supply Chain and Project Management training. Our Second Chance to pass public class policy puts us at the top of the list when considering Supply Chain training. The Boston chapter is one of the oldest chapters in APICS currently with 200+ members.  

Please feel free to browse some of of past events. click here.

                      Feb 2013  PDM Titled "The Logistics and Cost Savings of In-sourcing Chocolate Production to the US".