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Everything we do centers on inspiring and growing Supply Chain Professionals – at all levels of their careers. APICS Greater Detroit is on a mission to help both professionals and students. Through our community, we work to enhance Supply Chain Professionals and help shape the generations to come.

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Linas Polteraitis, Adient's VP of Global Commodity Procurement

Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020

Location: Schoolcraft College - VisTaTech Center, 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152 | View Map

Cost: $30 (Member) | $40 (Non-Member) | $10 (Student)

Join us on February 6th for dinner & discussion of Strategic Procurement with Linas Polteraitis, Adient's VP of Global Commodity Procurement.

APICS Greater Detroit Chapter is hosting a Professional Development Meeting focusing on Strategic Procurement and we would love you to join us. We welcome Linas Polteraitis, Adient's VP of Global Commodity Procurement. Adient is a leader in automotive seating, supplying 23 million seat sets per year.

Linas has nearly twenty years of experience in the automotive industry within Purchasing & Supply Chain Management. He has enjoyed success in the North American and Asia Pacific regions at companies such as Isuzu, DMAX, ZF/TRW, Aptiv, and now Adient. Learn more...


  • 5:30 PM: Doors open, networking, cash bar opens
  • 6:00 PM: Dinner served. The Schoolcraft culinary team is fantastic! The menu will be updated closer to the event date. and vegetarian options will be available
  • 6:45 PM: Presentation on Supplier/Buyer Relationships and Creating Value in Purchasing
  • 7:15 PM: Q&A and Discussion
  • 7:30 - 8:00 PM: Networking

Pics from Past Events

Dinner & Presentation from Tim McCurdy, StockX VP Supply Chain!

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Fun night of networking and AXE throwing at BATL Novi!

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2nd Annual Southeast Michigan Golf Outing!

A great day of golf, networking and prizes!


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