Supply Chain

Productivity is the name of the game for APICS NYC/LI

By GREGORY ZELLER // They’ll manage just fine, thank you, at the New York City/Long Island chapter of the Association for Supply Chain Management – even if that’s not its name. By any name, the chapter is among Greater New York’s most innovative and active experts on supply-chain management and certification – networking, specially tailored instruction, all manners of workplace-optimization resources and more. But while it operates under the ASCM banner, the New York City/Long…


M3 Technology and the chain of command

By GREGORY ZELLER // Every business owner understands the supply-and-demand principle. The successful ones understand supply is a demand of its own. It’s a common concern for major manufacturers, according to Michael Caton, vice president of operations at Bellport-based M3 Technology: The bigger they are, the harder it is to keep supply lines moving. “Boeing and Lockheed Martin are very good at what they do – large-scale production, running assembly lines,” Caton said. “But they’re…