CDI Corp was incorporated in Pennsylvania on July 30, 1985. The Company provides engineering and information technology solutions and staffing services to clients in the Oil, Gas and Chemical (OGC), Aerospace and Industrial Equipment (AIE), and Hi-Tech industry verticals as well as in "Other" industry verticals that include the infrastructure, U.S. defense, transportation and financial services industries. The Company's reporting segments are Global Engineering and Technology Solutions (GETS), Professional Services Staffing (PSS) and Management Recruiters International (MRI). GETS provides engineering and information technology solutions for its clients that involve the production of deliverable work products or services performed at a CDI facility or at a client's facility under the supervision of CDI personnel. PSS 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. MRI is a global franchisor that 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 Company competes in global, national, and regional markets with numerous engineering and information technology outsourcing companies and with temporary staffing and permanent placement firms. All segments of the Company's operations face competition in attracting both clients and high-quality specialized employment candidates.