About Us

The Santa Clara Valley Chapter is a not-for-profit organization committed to providing the resources and instruction needed for professionals to reach their educational and certification goals. Our headquarters are located in the heart of Silicon Valley, and our membership includes specialists from many of the Fortune 500 companies located in this region. This provides an exceptionally unique opportunity to network with the practitioners who are successfully conducting world-class operations on a global basis.

We are proud recipients the Platinum Award for outstanding chapter management, demonstrated by being awarded with Gold in 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, and again in 2000, 2001,2002,2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007. The Platinum Award recognizes organizations that have consistently demonstrated superior organizational management skills by receiving the Gold Award for five or more consecutive years, indicated strong integrative and innovative skills, and demonstrated exceptional growth.

WE ARE APICS - The Santa Clara Valley Chapter is a volunteer managed organization. The members of the Board of Directors are industry experts, employed by companies that include KLA-Tencor, Applied Materials, and Genentech. We are committed to enhancing your job skills, and enriching your professional career.

May our paths cross in the future.

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About APICS

APICS is a not-for-profit, international educational organization respected throughout the world for its education and professional certification programs. With more than 70,000 individual and corporate members in 20,000 companies worldwide, APICS is dedicated to using education to improve the business bottom line.

APICS is recognized globally as

  • the source of knowledge and expertise for manufacturing and service industries across the entire supply chain in such areas as materials management, information services, purchasing and quality

  • the leading provider of high-quality, cutting-edge educational programs that advance organizational success in a changing, competitive marketplace

  • a successful developer of two internationally recognized certification programs, Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM)

  • a distribution center for hundreds of business management publications and educational materials

  • a source of solutions, support, and networking local chapters, workshops, symposia, and the annual APICS International Conference and Exposition