CDI Corp. offers engineering and technology services to large and mid-sized companies located primarily in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company provides a range of integrated engineering and technology solutions and professional staffing services through an organizational platform focused on services offered to clients, geographic markets that reflect its clients' growth plans and select industries that are aligned with the company's core capabilities. Segments The company's main segments are as follows: Global Engineering and Technology Solutions, Professional Services Staffing, and Management Recruiters International. Global Engineering and Technology Solutions segment This segment provides engineering and information technology solutions for its clients that involve the production of deliverable work products or services performed at the company’s facility or at a client's facility under the supervision of its personnel. These solutions include analysis of a client's engineering or information technology needs and the development of a solution that ranges in duration from several months to multiple years. The company’s engineering services include functions, such as feasibility studies, technology assessment, conceptual design, cost estimating, preliminary design, execution planning, procurement optimization, detailed design, testing and validation of regulatory compliance, technology integration, and operating and maintenance support. Information technology services include assessments, execution of business application services, Web development, service-desk support, quality assurance and testing and program management. The company provides these solutions through a delivery model consisting of centers of excellence, with concentrated skill sets required for larger, more complex projects; regional centers to service local needs of clients; client-centered offices to deliver site-specific services; and near-shore centers to utilize low-cost design resources. Professional Services Staffing segment This segment provides skilled technical and professional personnel to its clients for discrete periods of time to augment the client's workforce in times of project, seasonal, peak period or business cycle needs. These engagements can range from several months to multiple years in duration. It also provides permanent placement services. The company provides professional staffing services to targeted industries that include managed services and managed staffing programs, functional staffing outsourcing and business advisory services. It provides these services through a delivery model that provides global staffing delivery focused on select engineering and technology skill sets and competencies. Management Recruiters International segment This segment is a global franchisor that does business as MRINetwork and provides the use of its trademarks, business systems and training and support services to its franchisees who engage in the search and recruitment of executive, technical, professional and managerial personnel for employment by their clients. The franchisees provide permanent placement services primarily under the brand names Management Recruiters, Sales Consultants and OfficeMates 5. This segment also provides training and support, implementation services and back-office services to enable franchisees to pursue contract staffing opportunities. Strategy The company’s strategy includes the following elements: continuing development of the client engagement model that is designed to build deeper and more strategic client relationships in targeted industries; focusing on effectively delivering value-added engineering and information technology solutions services to the company's clients; providing global talent sourcing and delivery; and prioritizing investments in strategic industry verticals. Clients/Markets The company's clients consist primarily of: multi-national, national and regional companies; and U.S. Federal, state and local governments. The company also does significant business in other industries, including the U.S. defense, infrastructure, transportation and financial services industries. International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) accounted for approximately 19% of the company’s consolidated revenue in 2013. Competition The company's primary competitors include Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.; AECOM Technology Corporation; Day & Zimmermann, Inc.; Gibbs and Cox, Inc.; Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V.; Belcan Corporation; S&B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd.; CIBER, Inc.; Computer Task Group, Inc.; ManpowerGroup, Inc.; Aerotek, Inc.; Adecco S.A.; Randstad Holding N.V.; Hays plc; Robert Half International, Inc.; Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.; Korn/Ferry International; and Kforce, Inc. History CDI Corp. was founded in 1950.
cdi corp (CDI:New York)
1717 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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