Institute for Suppy Management - Buffalo Inc. (formerly NAPM-Buffalo), the first Purchasing Association in America, was established in 1904 to exchange ideas and help resolve related problems in procurement.


The Mission of ISM-Buffalo, Inc. is to advance the purchasing profession through high ethical standards of conduct and fairness and to encourage the social and educational opportunities of its members to be effective as possible in their profession.
Recent recipients of professional certification through ISM are presented with their framed certificates by Former President Rosetta Evans and President Brandon Jones, C.P.M. Pictured left to right are: Brandon Jones, C.P.M., PCB Piezotronics; Steven Frankino, CPSM, Berenson Corp.; Daniel Grosskopf, CPSM, CPSD, Taylor Devices, Inc.; Rosetta Evans, Materion Corp.; and Michael Cercone, CPSM, Occidental Chemical Corp.


 Our Vision 

We will provide an environment for us to draw upon each other’s experience through attractive, informative professional education, meetings, and camaraderie. We are committed to quality, ethics, and providing organizational value to our members and profession.

NAPM-Buffalo is your first resource for enhancing your professional knowledge.

- Learn more about the History of NAPM Buffalo Inc (Click Here for History)

January Educational Dinner Meeting

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The Grapevine Banquets, 333 Dick Road, Depew, NY
"Using Creative Problem Solving to Stimulate Thinking & Develop Innovative Solutions to Supply Chain Issues"

5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Click Here For January 2015 issue of Buffalo Buylines & Event Details


April Educational Meeting Presentation

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For the "High Performing Teams--Avoiding Common Dysfunctions based on the book Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni" presentation by Jan Owczarczak and Lauren Kersten of Employer Services Corporation (ESC).

February Joint Meeting with APICS Presentation

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For the presentation by Julie Kowalski on Effective Time Management Skills: Eliminating the Biggest Time Wasters. This timely presentation was featured at our February Joint Meeting with APICS.
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