About Us

APICS® is an international organization offering a full range of programs and materials on the latest business management concepts and techniques. The materials, developed under the direction of management experts, are available at the local, regional, and national levels.

Since 1957, APICS members have been at the forefront of such management and manufacturing achievements as the widespread use of material requirements planning (MRP) in the workplace and the introduction of dynamic philosophies that effect all areas of manufacturing management.

APICS’ internationally recognized certification in production and inventory management (CPIM) program is a standard by which companies gauge individual knowledge and understanding of the production and inventory control concepts and methods. APICS administers more than 60,000 CPIM exams around the world annually.

In addition, members receive the monthly APICS-The Performance Advantage and the Quarterly Production and Inventory Management Journal.

APICS has earned the respect and reliance of more than 60,000 individual and corporate members as the primary source for management education products and services. For more information contact APICS Customer Service at (800) 444-2742. 

NOTE: Thanks to our friends at the APICS-Twin Cities chapter for the above text.