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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.

Within organizations, MRO supply chain can help increase production and allow for more predicitablilty. Traditional MRO has laid out the groundwork the MRO used today and its future.

Earlier this month, over 3,000 supply chain and procurement professionals from around the world came together in Phoenix, Arizona for three intensive days of education, research, and relationship-building with some of the brightest minds in the supply chain management industry.

Early this month, more than 75 industry experts in MRO and supply chain management met in the Philadelphia suburb of Bristol to attend this 2-day educational and networking event designed to move the industry towards a more connected approach.

SDI recently hosted a panel discussion addressing emerging security issues concerning the transition from on-premise to PaaS and SaaS solutions. Our CIO provided guidance in resolving these issues, based on industry best practices and his experience with SDI clients.

Using the Six Sigma methodology, SDI is able to save clients money using a two-pronged approach. Learn more about how SDI’s adherence to Six Sigma principles can improve your strategic sourcing process and save you money. 

Supply chains involve an incredibly complex arrangement of separate parts, working together as a whole. In any complex system, there are areas where efficiency and productivity can be improved. Learn how SDI can help idenfity and exploit these hidden opportunities with our in-house engineering services. 

SDI will be exhibiting at booth 532 at The Institute for Supply Management’s ISM 2015 Annual Conference. Over 3,000 supply chain and procurement professionals from all over the world will come together at the Phoenix Convention Center from May 3rd – 6th. Learn more about this event. 

On March 5th and 6th, more than 65 supply chain leaders and Penn State faculty met at State College, PA for the Spring 2015 Supply Chain Leaders Forum. Learn more about what was discussed at this years forum. 

As a recognized leader in MRO supply chain services, SDI is a proud sponsor of the Center for Supply Chain Research, Smeal College of Business, at the Pennsylvania State University.

SDI is proud to announce that our very own Director of Sourcing, Kurt Meiers will be speaking at ProcureCon Indirect East 2015 at OMNI Orlando in Championsgate, Florida from February 11th-13th.

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