In 2014, Michigan State University opened a new facility about 80 miles from its East Lansing, Michigan campus which is dedicated to the study of value chain management. The Axia Institute helps businesses solve some of the world’s greatest challenges by providing high-impact value chain solutions. The Institute expands on Michigan State University’s #1 ranked Supply Chain Management program. It is strategically positioned as the premier value chain innovation center, poised to deliver revolutionary advances in the functional areas of procurement, manufacturing, data analytics, materials management, packaging, logistics and customer service to companies globally. The Axia Institute’s programs and events include the Mid-Michigan Value Chain Certificate Program, summits, and industry-specific forums. The Institute provides opportunities for both research and student involvement with global corporations headquartered in the region. For more information, visit www.axiainstitute.com or call 1-989-423-2046.