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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 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.

WIth more than 30 years of experience delivering exceptional engineering value in industrial plant environments, SDI is pleased to announce Chuck Wallace as VP of Engineering Services.

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) held its annual Indirect Procurement Conference in Phoenix, AZ on December 3rd & 4th. One of the show’s sponsor’s, SDI, sent representatives from their Sales & Marketing team as well as their Strategic Sourcing team.

Learn the MRO terms the experts use to better understand the field of MRO and the services SDI has to offer.

Success Story

It is important for my MRO supply chain provider to have a general understanding of my business--SDI knows my business from end to end.

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

Greg Crawford is a Crib Attendant for the SDI Site Team at the Ascend Plant.