More About IPICS

The Society is a not for profit volunteer led organisation. It was founded in May 1981 by professionals working in leading Irish based companies and is a limited company registered in Dublin. It has developed significantly in the intervening years and currently has members throughout Ireland. IPICS has been instrumental in facilitating manufacturing professionals to keep abreast of the latest developments in manufacturing through its education, seminars and other training courses.

The Society is a leading promoter of education and training on Operations Management, including Supply Chain Management, Production, Inventory, Materials Management, Purchasing, and Logistics in Ireland. IPICS is the Premier Channel Partner of APICS, The Association for Operations Management (USA) in Ireland.

APICS is the leading International Professional Certification body for Supply Chain Management. Its CPIM and CSCP qualifications are regarded as  the benchmark for all similar Supply Chain certifications worldwide.