Welcome to APICS New Orleans

The New Orleans APICS Chapter includes members from Southeast Louisiana, including Baton Rouge,  Lafayette, New Orleans and surrounding areas. The New Orleans APICS Chapter is a member of APICS Chapters nation wide that represents over 66,000 members. Our chapter provides education and networking opportunities to operations management professionals with peers in the community.

Some of the chapter member companies include: Baker Hughes, Laitram/Intralox., Community Coffee Company, Honeywell, BASF, Dow Chemical, Chevron, Raytheon, Oceaneering, Mccormick, Schlumberger, Zatarains, I/O Marine Systems, Inc., Louisiana Department of Economic Development, Liquid Container, LSUHSC, Mercedes Benz U.S. International Inc., Pellerin Milnor Corp., and Textron Systems.

We offer a full range of Educational offerings leading to certifications in Production and Inventory Management or Supply Chain Management. We conduct Professional Development Meetings focusing on a variety of subjects from world-renowned authors and local experts in Supply Chain. We are a non-profit organization with no full time staff and all individuals involved are volunteers. Instructors are certified in their instructional area.


Special recognition goes out to Baker Hughes and Oceaneering for hosting all of our CPIM classes this past year.

Thanks to Jim Koontz for his tireless dedication in supporting the success of the Education Program, which included facilitating 6 CPIM classes in this past year. Great job Jim!

Congratulations to Michelle Sandridge on obtaining the CPIM Certification in July!

New Members

Bradley Cotten
Robert Deley
Ronald Domangue
Alan Fusilier 
Brent Gehbauer 
Errol Kiger 
Donald Powell
Heather Ritter
Mario Vaccari
Nathan Whitelatch