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APICS Foundation Names Robert L. Bregman Editor of Production and Inventory Management Journal

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CHICAGO (October 23, 2013) – The APICS Foundation today announced the appointment of Robert L. Bregman, PhD, as editor of its publication, the Production and Inventory Management Journal (P&IMJ).

P&IMJ publishes academic research and articles that cover the ever-changing and complex interrelationships of processes in manufacturing and service-oriented enterprises.

Bregman is an associate professor in the Decision and Information Sciences department at the University of Houston. He previously taught at Texas A&M University and Ohio State University and worked at leading engineering and industrial construction companies. Bregman has authored more than 20 research articles published in journals including Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Business Logistics, International Journal of Production Economics, Omega and P&IMJ. He has presented his research at dozens of industry conferences, companies and universities throughout the United States.

“We are delighted Dr. Bregman will lead the Production and Inventory Management Journal into a new era,” said Sharon Rice, APICS Foundation executive director. “P&IMJ publishes high-quality research that advances the supply chain and operations management fields through its coverage of trends, analysis and emerging topics.”
Bregman’s past service to APICS includes overseeing student competitions, serving on the board of the Houston chapter and serving as associate editor of P&IMJ. “I’m delighted to accept this position and look forward to elevating P&IMJ in support of the mission of the APICS Foundation,” Bregman said.


The APICS Foundation advances supply chain and operations management and innovation through research, publications, education and talent development. Organizations and academic programs gain access to the information they need to contribute to the success of supply chains and meet enterprise goals through the foundation’s exceptional network and resources. For more information, visit apicsfoundation.org.


APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management and the premier provider of research, education and certification programs that elevate supply chain excellence, innovation and resilience. APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) designations set the industry standard. With over 37,000 members and more than 250 international partners, APICS is transforming the way people do business, drive growth and reach global customers. For more information, visit http://apics.org, join the APICS LinkedIn group at apics.org/linkedin, and follow APICS on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Tweet_APICS.


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