APICS Elmira-­Corning


May 2016



APICS' certification programs, training tools, and

 networking opportunities increase workplace performance.


Board Members:


Roger Davis, CPIM CSCP






Anthony Cragle,  CPIM CSCP

VP Treasurer




Glenn Morrisey,  CPIM CSCP

VP Membership




Jim Mullen, CPIM  C.P.M.

VP Education









Education & Training --- Wednesday June 1st     

“Critical Chain Project Management ---

Theory of Constraints Workshop”

(Part of the APICS TOC Concepts & Principles Workshop Series)


This 4 hour workshop introduces methods to dramatically improve Project Mgt Performance.  We will engage you with exercises that challenge traditional Project Mgt thinking.  Rob Newbold, an expert in Project Mgt & CEO of ProChain Solutions, developed this workshop.


Some topics:

  • This is different --- Critical Chain Project Mgt is not Critical Path
  • Confetti Factory --- does multi-tasking help?
  • “Focused-flow” time reduction
  • Proper use of project buffers
  • Multiple Critical Chain project mgt  


Workshop Details:

Ø  Wednesday June 1st at the Radisson in Corning.

Ø  $50 for APICS members, $70 for non-members.  This cost includes the workshop and dinner.  At these prices --- your local chapter values your membership and is willing to underwrite a great opportunity to participate and learn.  Take part in a high quality workshop experience!  We only ask you to consider your chapter’s CPIM & CSCP review courses in the future.

Ø  Reply by Friday, May 27rd to rogerdavis@stny.rr.com

Ø  Workshop Schedule --- Prepare to be engaged

v  4 PM to 9 PM

v  Dinner will be at 6 PM --- choices to be provided


About Our Workshop Facilitators

- Roger Davis, CPIM, CSCP, is an education & training consultant. -

 He has 27 years of experience teaching CPIM review courses.  He has led and been very involved in many MRP, ERP, and accounting system implementations for several businesses.  His teaching & training experience include Operations Planning & Business Policy college courses as well as training courses in Project Management, Facilitation Skills, Pay for Performance, and Total Quality Tools for many businesses.  He spent 30 years with Corning Incorporated in various Business Staff and Plant Manufacturing positions: logistics, production planning, purchasing, information technology, shipping, general manufacturing supervision, and financial accounting.  He holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance.



     --- Anthony Cragle, CPIM, CSCP --- is currently a Supply Chain Manager for Eaton Corporation.  He has been actively involved with APICS for 14 years, serving as a board member for the local chapter and representing the chapter at the district level.  Anthony has 18 years of professional experience across a variety of Manufacturing/Operations and Business Staff functions with Eaton Corporation and Corning Incorporated.  His experience includes: Management, Planning (S&OP), Scheduling, Logistics/Distribution, Purchasing, Customer Service, & Operations.





-- Past 4-Hour Workshop --

TOC --- Performance Measures


-- Past Plant Tour at --

Dresser-Rand --- Painted Post




Do you or your business need education and training?  We are flexible and offer CPIM & CSCP Review Courses.  Also available are 5 four-hour Inventory Control Workshops & 7 Lean Mfg. Workshops.

More questions? --- Contact me --- Don’t forget www.apics.org. 


       Get Excited! --- Roger Davis, CPIM, CSCP






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.