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Articles

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.

Sdi Participates In Procurecon Facilities

In late January, over 150 procurement, facilities, and supply chain professionals met in Fort Lauderdale at the second annual ProcureCon Facilities event. The event helped industry leaders learn how to adapt to the latest innovations in facilities technologies and effectively gain stakeholder trust to manage change across organizations.

BOM Management

Often, when a piece of equipment breaks down because of a broken or worn out part, workers scramble to find the part number. If there's no identifier on the part, it will be very hard to reorder it. Due to this delay, the equipment may need to be shut down or unable to run at full capacity. But you can avoid this sort of problem by keeping an up-to-date list of equipment BOMs.

inventory camera

Storerooms are home to a company's most valuable products. Now, more than ever, establishing a reliable and up-to-date security system is your only guarantee for a safe and protected inventory. Discover the latest in storeroom technology security solutions with SDI.

Maintenance Storeroom Management and Inventory Management

The manufacturing industry has been under mounting pressure from growing international competition, industry consolidation, and increasing customer expectations.

Supply Chain Change Management

Controlling supply chain costs is at the top of every manufacturing firm's to-do list. Here is a guideline on how to make the most out of your MRO process.

Inventory, MRO Data Management

Did you know that you can reduce up to 20-40% of your inventory by updating your MRO data management process? MRO Data Management can help with everything from sourcing, maintenance, and inventory optimization so that you can cut downtimes where they’re needed and increase the functionality of your operations.

Gears, Illustrations, MRO Technical Services, MRO Project Services, MRO Strategy

Turns out many companies are surprised to find out that MRO Technical and Project Services Are Crucial to Asset Life Optimization. SDI’s MRO Technical Services can help eliminate equipment downtime and improve MRO process reliability through seven elements of an effective MRO Asset Lifecycle Optimization Strategy.

MRO Storeroom

MRO Storerooms no longer have a bad rap, but help companies realize profitability. Learn the benefits and elements of maintaining an efficient and secure storeroom.

Issues related to Equipment Bill of Material are overlooked so often that missteps in crucial details can lead to an increase in production downtime and in turn a loss of revenue. Find out how to understand what causes these deficits and how to resolve them in order to maximize the use of your equipment, employees, and resources.

Scheduled Maintenance

Both scheduled maintenance and reactive maintenance have their time and place, but which is the better option overall? Learn about when each model should be used and the pros and cons of each.

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

Jim has worked at SDI since January 2009 and is currently the Dispatcher for the SDI drivers at Central Receiving at the MillerCoors Brewery in Golden, Colorado.