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Summus Industries, Inc. Recognizes Alfredo Doporto for Ten Years of Service

Sugar Land, Texas (November 12, 2012)- Summus Industries is happy to announce the tenth anniversary of its valued employee Alfredo Doporto. Doporto has been employed by Summus Industries since 2002. Doporto has been an integral part of the development of Summus Industries Materials Management Services division and its proprietary software Surplus Inventory Management System (SIMS). As the Director of Logistics, Doporto oversees the surplus inventory management and move team operations for a large DFW area based health care delivery system. Congratulations to Alfredo Doporto for completing 10...

CSI Leasing Selects Summus Industries to Provide IT Managed Services and Solutions for Managed Services Contract DIR-SDD 1880

Sugar Land, Texas (October 18, 2012) -  Summus Industries has been selected by the prime contract holder CSI Leasing, as one of the select resellers under the DIR-SDD-1880 contract to provide a full spectrum of IT managed services to state agencies and facilities across Texas. The DIR-SDD-1880 provides eligible Texas state entities with a single contract for the procurement and provision of hardware and managed services. Performing complex IT integrations can be expensive and time consuming.  By outsourcing IT services, an agency can realize reduced costs because labor and services are only...

Summus Industries Co-Sponsors the NAEP Diversity Conference

Sugar Land, Texas (August 14, 2012) - Summus Industries is proud to announce it is a co-sponsor of the 2012 National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Diversity Conference to be held in Houston, Texas. NAEP’s mission is to facilitate the development, exchange and practice of effective and ethical procurement principles and techniques within higher education and associated communities, through continuing education, networking, public information, and advocacy.  The purpose of the NAEP Diversity Conference is to educate the supplier diversity leadership within higher education on...

Summus Industries Celebrates 15 Years of Operations

Sugar Land, Texas (April 10, 2012) - Today Summus Industries will celebrate its 15th anniversary of being in business. Over the years, the company has changed tremendously, and has become a highly diversified business with operations in technology products and services, office products, medical/laboratory products, and materials management services. Chief Executive Officer and founder Rodney Craig issued the following statement: “Our growth has truly exceeded my expectations. Frankly, that success could not have happened without the support of a very talented group of employees sharing a...

Summus Industries Silver Sponsor of the Helen Cordes Award Luncheon

Sugar Land, Texas (February 24, 2012) - Summus Industries participates as a Silver Sponsor of the Fort Bend Regional Councilʼs Third Annual Helen Cordes Award Luncheon.  The 2012 honoree was Linda Schoonmaker.  “As President of the Fort Bend Regional Council, it was an honor not only to be a co-sponsor, but to present Linda with this award honoring her commitment to helping eliminate substance abuse and improving the lives of the children in our community.  Linda is a tireless community volunteer”, said Summus Industries Chief Executive Officer, Rodney Craig.    The award was founded to...

Summus Industries Announces Managed IT Services Division

Sugar Land, Texas (February 20, 2012) – Summus Industries has established a new division expanding its operations into the Managed IT Services business. “The expansion into the Managed IT Services business is a natural fit for our existing operations as a legacy order fulfiller under Dellʼs SDD 890 contract for hardware and peripherals.  We were fortunate to land a team of seasoned professionals lead by Brian Taylor who will serve as General Manager for the new division.  Brian and his team bring a wealth of valuable experience and great reputations to the new division”, said Chief Executive...

Summus Industries Enters Into A Master Relationship Agreement With Dell

Dell is a global technology provider of computer hardware and information technology services. Under the Master Relationship Agreement with Dell, Summus Industries can engage on consulting projects and deliver services in a streamlined and efficient manner.  Key areas of focus include project management, configuration, imaging, warehousing, precision deployment, and asset management. According to a study by the Robert Frances Group, the most cost effective refresh cycle for a personal computer (PC) is every three years. Summus Industries offers a full range of services that encompasses all...

Fabiola Garza Joins Summus Industries

In her new role at Summus Industries, Garza will be responsible for managing and marketing Summus Industries’ office supply business.  In addition, she will also play a key role as part of the company’s executive management team.  “Fabiola is an outstanding fit for the Summus Industries team.  She brings several years of successful account management and marketing experience.  We have worked together managing major accounts in the higher education market,” said Chief Executive Officer Rodney Craig.  “Fabiola is a true professional and has established an outstanding reputation in the business...

Summus Industries Sci-Quest Enabled.

Sugar Land, TX (July 15, 2010) Summus Industries’ CEO Rodney Craig announces Summus Industries is Sci-Quest enabled. Summus Industries has been conducting business via Sci-Quest with several customers for nearly two years and most recently implemented e invoicing with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas Tech University, and Texas State University. Ecommerce is an important part of our growth strategy and a key differentiator with our competitors” according to CEO Rodney Craig. “Summus Industries has invested heavily in technology in the past several years and is well...

Summus Industries Nominated Supplier of The Year

Sugar Land, TX (July 28, 2010) Summus Industries has joined the Institute of Supply Chain Management and is affiliated with the Corpus Christi Chapter of ISM. “I am looking forward to participating with the Corpus Christi chapter and building a strong a relationship with the group. Summus Industries has done business in the Corpus Christi area for about the last 5 years,” said company CEO Rodney Craig. Founded in 1915, the Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the largest supply management association in the world as well as one of the most respected. ISM’s mission is to lead the supply...

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