ZEBULON, N.C. (June 19, 2012) – APICS, the Association for Operations Management, Triangle Chapter's Board of Directors is pleased to announce Nomacorc as a chapter "Company of the Year" for the conclusion of its fiscal year, June 30, 2012.
Each year the chapter seeks out companies that best support the APICS-Triangle Chapter through their contributions and efforts in the following areas:
" Providing speakers for professional development meetings, workshops, etc.
" Providing instructors for education and certification classes
" Providing venue for professional development meetings, education/certification classes, Board of Directors meetings
" Accommodating plant tours
" Placement of job postings on Chapter's web site career center
" Company employees serving on Chapter Board of Directors or as company coordinators
" Encouragement of employee membership in APICS by reimbursing employees for dues or maintaining an Enterprise membership level
" Strong supporter of APICS Body of Knowledge (BOK)
"The choice of Nomacorc as a Company of the Year was easy," said Charles Ballard, APICS-Triangle Chapter President. "The APICS Body of Knowledge is a basis of Nomacorc's continuous improvement activities. On an ongoing basis, this is demonstrated by their offering of APICS Body of Knowledge education to employees and encouraging employees to become members of APICS. Providing speakers for a chapter professional development meeting and sponsoring a plant tour has translated into real value for our Chapter membership."
"Nomacorc is honored to be selected as a Company of the Year by the APICS-Triangle Chapter," said Thomas Shank, supply chain manager at Nomacorc. "We have utilized the benefits of APICS education and principles in the building of our global supply chain, and we look forward to working with the Chapter as we continue to strive to reach our goals of operational excellence."
APICS, the Association for Operations Management, is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.
Officially incorporated on January 6, 1986, the APICS Triangle Chapter of APICS covers a very large and diverse area of Central North Carolina centered within the Greater Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area; and, includes Fayetteville, Southern Pines, and Sanford (to our south), Wilson and Rocky Mount (to our east), and many of the smaller towns and villages within 40 miles north and west of the Triangle area. For more information, visit www.apics-triangle.org.
About Nomacorc LLC:
Nomacorc is a worldwide leader in wine closures and the No. 1 closure brand for still wines in many countries including France, Germany, and the United States. Dedicated to technological innovation, Nomacorc manufactures its portfolio of products using a patented co-extrusion process. As a result, Nomacorc closures provide consistent, predictable oxygen management and protect against off-flavors due to oxidation, reduction or cork taint. Nomacorc's 100% recyclable products are available through a vast network of distributors and sales agents on six continents. With 500 employees worldwide and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the United States, Belgium and China, Nomacorc produces more than 2 billion closures annually. Working with renowned wine research institutes worldwide, the company leads the wine closure industry in fundamental and applied research into oxygen management in wine. For more information, visit nomacorc.com or follow Nomacorc on Twitter (@Nomacorc) and Facebook (Nomacorc).