MRO for a more connected enterprise.

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About Us

Welcome to big-picture MRO.

SDI is the supplier-agnostic integrator that takes the bigger view of the MRO supply chain. For 40+ years, we’ve demonstrated value by demonstrating to our clients how the supply chain works best when the supply chain works together. Lower costs, smarter inventories and increased performance are all natural results from a more connected, coordinated and optimized MRO process.

Way beyond piece price.

For many companies, a holistic approach to MRO is a totally new approach. Piece-price savings have been driving decisions for decades – despite inevitable runaway costs, obsolete inventories and rising administrative costs. This fragmented approach, with multiple departments and conflicting agendas, creates an environment with no central accountability, no enterprise-wide visibility, and no consistency.

A common vision of success.

When every aspect of the MRO supply chain works in unison, with coordinated actions, a common data set, and a broader goal of avoiding point solutions, quick fixes and short-term savings, operational efficiency becomes noticeable, measurable – and remarkable.

SDI at a glance.

  • Supplier-agnostic – we favor no supplier or vendor
  • Implementation process identifies and categorizes ALL parts
  • Best-in-Class Storeroom Operations benchmark tool and processes
  • Continuous Improvement program for year-over-year savings
  • Rooted in Six Sigma philosophy
  • One single technology platform across the entire MRO enterprise
  • Complete bar-coded storeroom
  • Optimized Procurement and Issuing processes
  • Improved Inventory Management and utilization
  • Visibility across your entire enterprise
  • Compliance and consistency across the enterprise
  • Significant reduction in downtime incidents and other maintenance issues
  • Detailed KPI’s and informational reporting
  • Enhanced customer service to trades people and all stakeholders
  • Improved employee productivity
  • Significant ROI in year one

Success Story

Our former solution provider was not independent; they were a supplier of parts. It's not the best thing to have a supplier be your MRO outsourcing provider. With SDI, we have a truly independent sourcing agent looking after our best interests.

SDI at Work

Ascend Performance Materials is a leading global manufacturer of the nylon, plastics and synthetic fibers that are found in thousands of different commercial and industrial products. 

Explore their journey into MRO supply chain management.

You've identified the "big Y." Now what? The Analyze phase is the time to start looking for the root causes of the issues that broke the process. SDI Master Black Belt, Paula Hasbrouck, breaks down the DMAIC process, one letter at a time. 

Employee Spotlight

Bruce is Site Manager of the Ascend Plant at Pensacola, FL.