APICS in Atlanta Names Landis+Gyr Company of the Year
Award recognizes leadership in supply chain management activities
ATLANTA, GA. – Aug. 4, 2015 – Landis+Gyr announced it has been named Company of the Year by the Atlanta Chapter of APICS, an international professional association for supply chain and operations management.
A global leader in energy management solutions, Landis+Gyr was recognized for its continued use of APICS standards and training practices during the past year.
“Landis+Gyr incorporates the APICS body of knowledge into their business culture,” said Greg Lutkauskas, President, APICS Atlanta. “The company encourages and supports APICS membership and promotes participation in our chapter’s in-house Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) program.”
Supply chain employees at Landis+Gyr are encouraged to become certified in production and inventory management, with several employees currently enrolled in the course. This certification helps teams understand and evaluate production and inventory activities within their global operations.
“This award is a testament to Landis+Gyr’s dedication to and investment in the professional development of its teams across all levels of the organization,” said Joe Klucas, Vice president of Group Procurement at Landis+Gyr. “Our culture of learning and continuous improvement is a key to our success in meeting the smart grid technology needs of utilities.”
APICS is a global professional association dedicated to promoting the principles of operations and supply chain management through research and education and through professional certifications: Certified in Production and Inventory Management and Certified Supply Chain Professional recognition for individuals. APICS recently completed a merger with the Supply Chain Council.
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management products tailored to energy company needs and unique in its ability to deliver true end-to-end advanced metering solutions. Today, the Company offers the broadest portfolio of products and services in the electricity metering industry, and is paving the way for the next generation of smart grid. With annualized sales of more than US$1.5 billion, Landis+Gyr, an independent growth platform of the Toshiba Corporation (TKY:6502) and 40% owned by the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, operates in 30 countries across five continents, and employs 5,500 people with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at landisgyr.com.
Dan Jacobson | Regional Contact North America
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