Tuesday, April 14, 2015    

5:30 – 6:00pm – Registration / Dinner  7:00 - 8:00 - Plant Tour

This tour prohibits: cell phones, cameras, open toe shoes.

This tour requires:  Safety glasses with shields - provided if needed.

KDMK, KYOSAN DENSO is a leading global supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components. As one of the world’s top automotive suppliers, DENSO works hand-in-hand with all major automakers worldwide in the fields of climate control, engine management, electric powertrain, body electronics, driving control and safety, and information and communications.

DENSO's Mission is to contribute to a better world by creating value together with a vision for the future. Put simply, we want our present and future efforts to contribute to a better world.

DENSO's Management Principles

Customer satisfaction through quality products and services

Global growth through anticipation of change

Environmental preservation and harmony with society

Corporate vitality and respect for individuality

Reservations requested by Friday April 10th but must be made no later than 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 13th. Please make your reservation now!

Reservation Deadline: 11am Monday, April 13th.

If more that 28 total people sign-up, a waiting list will be kept.

If you reserve a place and then can’t attend, please notify us so we can pass the spot to a person on the wait list.

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Professional Development Meeting

“Are You Struggling To Keep Up With The Demand?”


Presented by Carrie Van Daele

LEAN Train the Trainer CEO.

ABD57 TV video interview

Tuesday, May 12, 2015    

Ramada Inn - North Lexington         2143 N. Broadway, (I-64/75 Ex 113)   Lexington, KY 859/ 299-1261

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The Bluegrass Chapter of APICS is proud to announce their 12th year as a Platinum Chapter showing Management Excellence.

Chapter Management Excellence is an integral component to enhancing the member experience. Successful APICS chapters provide their members with opportunities for stellar education, career development, and networking.

The APICS Chapter Benchmarking and Recognition (CBAR) program recognizes chapters that have exceeded minimum standards and exemplify excellence in overall chapter management.  In 2013, as with the preceeding 11 years, the Bluegrass Chapter of APICS has been honored with this award of excellence.  This is a highly admirable accomplishment.  Please join us in celebrating our 12th year as an APICS Platinum Chapter!

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