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Below are the latest MRO focused articles published by SDI. These articles are provided to further educate users on MRO and the industry as a whole.

ppe procurement

In today’s PPE procurement environment, high demands have set the stage for fraudsters to take advantage of companies desperate to secure sources for anti-viral PPE. To avoid falling victim to scam, companies need to have diligent vetting procedures when dealing with new contractors. Learn how SDI can help.

ppe supply chain

The COVID related supply chain disruptions we experienced across the globe revealed significant weaknesses in the capacity of organizations to procure essential MRO and PPE supplies in order to operate safely. SDI has created a COVID-19 Handbook to help companies navigate the pandemic, and plan for post-pandemic success. Learn more.

digital supply chain used to secure ppe

SDI’s experts are regularly harnessing digital supply chain technologies to assess the growing body of data to find the best PPE products available on the marketplace. One new offering is from Ascend Performance Materials: the Acteev Protect™ antimicrobial face mask line specially formulated to guard against the growth of fungi, bacteria, and other microbes. Learn more about the Acteev face mask and SDI’s continual commitment to innovation.

In the last several months,  securing a reliable supply of personal protective equipment in industry has become a matter of life and death.  By parterning with SDI, you can put our dedicated industrial PPE procurement service to work, to ensure a continious supply of PPE for months to come. 

Procuring critical supplies has always been a matter of survival for manufacturing companies. Over the last several months, however, securing a reliable supply of personal protective equipment in industry has become a matter of life and death. Learn how SDI can help.

industrial ppe

As organizations begin to reopen for business, one element remains crystal clear: a continuous supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) with be paramount in ensuring constant business operating and employee safety. Learn how SDI's services can help. 

parts room management safety

Keeping your parts room safe and your essential employees' virus free is a priority for organizations amidst the Coronavirus epidemic. There are various steps to be taken to ensure maximum worker safety, while running your plant as efficiently as possible. Learn more. 

As businesses are forced to rethink how they operate amid office closures and supply chain interruptions, COVID-19 has accelerated digital supply chain transformation in MRO and the need for touchless transactions and automation. Learn more. 

Maintenance storeroom layout

Creating an efficient maintenance storeroom layout takes plenty of time, planning and effort; but the results are truly worthwhile. Learn more about storeroom layout best practices and the benefits that go along with it.  

digital supply chain integration

MRO supply chain integration strategies reduce defects, unplanned shut-downs, and downtime during scheduled maintenance. Learn how supply chain integration processes provide a more connected organization.

Success Story

SDI is an MRO integrator and partner that really helps drive categorization and a best practice approach.

SDI at Work

Data standardization is part of Google’s new initiative to help people find relevant datasets.  With a recent study from Data Science Central, it’s estimated that data scientists spend 60% of their time preparing data for analysis, rather than performing the analysis itself.  Therefore, the goal of this schema is to drive standardization so that more time can be spent analyzing it.  

Employee Spotlight

Rob is a prime example of how SDI partners with our clients to produce long-term cost savings and value from a more connected approach to MRO.