APICS Fox Valley Chapter 2018 Business Tour and Top Management Night

April 17, 2018
3:45 PM to 8:00 PM
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Liberty Hall
800 Eisenhower Dr
Kimberly, WI 54136

You are invited to the APICS Fox Valley Chapter

Top Management Night

Tuesday April 17, 2018

Company Tour:


Heartland Label Printers, LLC

1700 Stephen Street

Little Chute, WI

The building is located just south of 441 between the Hwy N and Hwy 55 exits.  Come to the main entrance which is on the east end of the building 

Please arrive at 3:45 PM for the 4:00PM tour.  Hearing protection is required and will be available.  Wearing flat, closed toe shoes is recommended.  Attendees wil be required to remain on designated walkways.

Dinner and Presentation:

Liberty Hall

800 Eisenhower Dr. Kimberly, WI 54136 

5:15 PM Registration

5:45 PM Dinner

6:30 PM Presentation

**Please note: TMN will last longer than a PDM to allow sufficient time to honor our fellow members’ achievements.

Featured Speaker:

James (Jamie) Hillend

Executive Director, Sales & Marketing

Heartland Label Printers, LLC

James is going to share how Heartland Lavel Printers is using a collaborative approach to create calue in a commodity business.

What will you learn?


Heartland Label Printers, LLC was founded in 1990 with the goal of manufacturing quality stock and custom printed direct thermal and thermal transfer labels, POS receipt rolls, Bar code printers, scanners and printer ribbons. Key markets consists of shipping, grocery and specialty label end uses.


Heartland has unique synergy – is part of a larger company called the Heartland Technology group, which also owns Heartland Business Systems (HBS). HBS has been helping enterprise organizations meet their IT goals and supply chain goals through customized hardware, software  and service solutions since 1992.


Heartland collaborates with customers and partners to develop innovative solutions. Collaboration is the key to making Heartland different in the eyes of our customers. We work together to identify new ideas and develop new products that create value. In addition to new products, we are leveraging market insight to enter and grow into new, attractive vertical markets – which place more value on innovative solutions.


Speaker Bio

Jamie Hillend has been Executive Director, Sales and Marketing for Heartland Label Printers, LLC since January 2015. He is responsible for leading an 18 member national sales team to drive profitable growth while delivering high customer satisfaction.  Prior to joining Heartland, Jamie spent 23 years in a number of leadership positions at Appvion (formerly known as Appleton Papers), retiring in January 2015 as Vice President of the Thermal Paper Business. 

Prior to joining Appvion, Jamie held management positions with Mitsubishi Pulp Sales, ITT Rayonier and Southwest Forest Industries. Jamie earned a bachelor’s degree in pulp and paper engineering from the University of Washington in 1981.


$20.00 Member Rate Event Ticket
$25.00 after 10:00 pm April 10th

$25.00 Non Member Rate Event Ticket
$30.00 after 10:00 pm April 10th

$10.00 Student Rate Event Ticket

You are considered a student by APICS if you are currently registered as a full-time student
$15.00 after 10:00 pm April 10th.

Price includes  business tour and dinner 


Register at www.apicsfv.org by Wednesday, April 11th


The cost of the tour includes the meal and presentation that follows. All attendees must register early and pay via credit card.


$20.00 Fox Valley Chapter Members
$25.00 after 05:00 pm April 10