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The CSCP Certification and Your Organization

 A post from APICS Hartford's VP of Education Michal Jacunski Many people ask me about the benefits of APICS CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) Certification and how it could potentially help them in their work environment. The APICS CSCP Designation was created in 2006 to better encom...

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Dr. Alan Robinson: Unlocking The Power Of Bottom-Up Ideas

Blog for Dr. Alan Robinson’s presentation, 11/9/16 By Cheryl Zebold   Pop Quiz. Which of the following are channels in your organization that generate ideas? Innovative, out of the box ideas High-level executives and Black belt projects Middle level managers and Kaizen even...

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Jacobs Vehicle Systems Plant Tour

Jacobs Vehicle Systems celebrated their 2nd Annual MFGDAY with over 80 students, educators, and business leaders participating from around Connecticut. The majority of the students were seniors in high school, but the group also included some juniors and seniors in college. The plant tour consi...

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Unicorr Packaging Group Plant Tour

For our final tour of the month, our membership had the exciting opportunity to see manufacturing processes on the eastern side of Connecticut.  Unicorr Packaging Group, a division of The Nutmeg Container Corp., opened its doors and gave us an exciting tour introducing our group to the world of...

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TIGHITCO Opens Doors to APICS Hartford

APICS-Hartford hosted its most popular tour this month in honor of Manufacturing Day, with over 50 guests in attendance at TIGHITCO, Inc. TIGHITCO has a lengthy history in Connecticut, dating back to 1972 when they were known as Ellcott Manufacturing. In 1997, TIGHITCO purchased Ellcott to add to th...

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Noujaim Tool Company Plant Tour

For the APICS-Hartford membership and beyond who were unable to make it to Noujaim Tool Co., you missed a great presentation from Selim Noujaim and his staff. Noujaim Tool Co., now in a 14,000 sqft facility is the product of decades of hard work cultivated from the humble beginnings of a small opera...

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Did You Miss the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Tour?

On Tuesday October 4th, Frank Gulluni and his team at Asnuntuck Community College provided those in attendance with an inside look at one of the premier learning facilities for advanced manufacturing in the state of Connecticut.  The tour was an educational glance at the facilities providi...

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APICS Hartford Offers CT Manufacturing Plant Tours in October

In honor of Manufacturing Day 2016, APICS Hartford County Chapter is offering weekly Plant Tours at various facilities throughout Connecticut in October. Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the upcoming generation. Officially, Manufacturing Day occurs on the ...

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APICS Hartford Brings CPTV Opportunity to Connecticut Manufacturer

APICS member, Altek Electronics, is excited to be featured in Christina DeFranco’s Made in CT program to be aired on CPTV the week of July 17th. Altek manufactures electronic printed circuit board assemblies, chassis and control panels in their facility located in Torrington, Connect...

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Young Energy & Environment Professionals

APICS Hartford YEEP Blog Post from our President, Dan Levine -- This past week I was able to attend a newly created group relating to energy and the environment. The Young Energy & Environment Professionals group (YEEP) is one of the many programs administered by the CBIA and had ...

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