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APICS and APICS Foundation Honor Rockwell Automation for Supply Chain Management Excellence


At the APICS 2014 Shanghai conference, Rockwell Automation Asia Pacific Business Center (APBC) was honored with the APICS Corporate Award of Excellence-Asia for their commitment to advancing supply chain and operations management.

The award recognizes Rockwell Automation APBC's commitment to the training and development of its manufacturing, scheduling and inventory planning professionals. Through APICS education and certification initiatives, they improved supply chain operations, processes and optimization and elevated the strategic capabilities of their organization.

“We are always pleased to see organizations position their supply chain teams for success,” said APICS Chief Executive Officer, Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE. “Rockwell Automation APBC recognizes the connection between supply chain excellence and engaged, strategically focused professionals. We are proud to recognize their achievements and be their partner in success.”

At the event, Ernest Nicolas, Regional Director, Asia Pacific Manufacturing and Pit Wee Yeoh, Plant Manager, Singapore Operations, accepted the award on behalf of their organization. APICS 2014 Shanghai is presented by APICS and APICS Foundation.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. is the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information. Singapore is home to the Rockwell Automation Asia Pacific Business Center (APBC) which was established in November 2005 as a key component to Rockwell Automation's strategic expansion with machine builders in Asia Pacific, a market vital to the company's growth. The APBC, which houses Singapore Operations, has over 600 employees.


APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate 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. For more information, visit, join the APICS LinkedIn group at, and follow APICS on Twitter at

About APICS Foundation

The APICS Foundation advances supply chain and operations management and innovation through research, publications, education and talent development. Organizations and academic programs gain access to the information they need to contribute to the success of supply chains and meet enterprise goals through the foundation's exceptional network and resources. For more information, visit

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Director, Global Communications

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