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Upcoming Events

Game Changer: 3DPrinting
The Granite State Chapter of APICS will be offering the upcoming 3D printing presentation at the Pease Tradeport in Portsmouth, NH on April 21, 2015. This session is open to everyone. Please contact Ann Yenchick at yenchicka@gmail.com  to reserve your … Continued

Reduce Work in Process, Reduce Lead Time
Work-in-process (WIP) inventory is a fact of life for manufacturers, especially those that operate as batch production or job shop facilities.

APICS 2014
WHEN: October 19-21, 2014.    WHERE:  New Orleans, Louisiana Event Details

WHEN:  November 11- 13, 2014.  WHERE: Georgia World Congress Center – Atlanta, GA Presented by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Event Details

Open Enrollment – The Fresh Connection
WHAT:  2-Day, The Fresh Connection-Based Supply Chain Learning Experience WHEN:  Two-day learning program: COST:    $599 each – Individuals 10% discount / PP – Teams of 4 or 5  EVENT DETAILS Or CALL (603) 964-6903 or EMAIL dave@daveturbide.com

APICS CSCP on-site study program
WHEN:  2014.  WHERE:  Your location. Contact Us to discuss your requirements.

Helpful Websites

AME – The Association for Manufacturing Excellence

APICS The Association for Operations Management

eZine Articles (SEARCH for articles by Dave Turbide)

International Warehouse of Logistics Association

International Society of Logistics

manufacturing am – consolidated source of news, blogs, videos and podcasts of interest to the manufacturing community

Manufacturing Crunch

Manufacturing the Future

MHIA Material Handling Industry of America – largest U.S. material handling & logistics association representing the leading providers of material handling & logistics solutions.

MEP Manufacturing Extension Partnership – a national network of specialists who understand the needs of manufacturers

NAM National Association of manufacturers

National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining

NCMS National Center for Manufacturing Sciences

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

RLA Reverse Logistics Association


SME Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Supply Chain Market

Supply & Demand Chain Executive

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