VECTARE is a member of APICS.  John Pitchford, VECTARE’S  Vice President of Operations has been an APICS volunteer for over 20 years and actively teaches APICS’ CPIM courses.

“APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate end-to-end supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations set the industry standard. With over 37,000 members and more than 250 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers.”

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ASQ is a global community of people passionate about quality. We share the ideas and tools that make our businesses, organizations, and communities work better. We offer technologies, concepts, training, solutions, and an active network of quality practitioners, leaders, and innovators second to none.

ASQ’s more than 80,000 members—including Enterprise members and Site members—are building the future of quality. They’re advancing the ideas, tools, techniques, and systems that will help the world meet tomorrow’s critical challenges.

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