ISM and ADR North America Announce Training Location in Shanghai, China

FOR RELEASE: February 24, 2011

(TEMPE, Ariz.) February 24, 2011 — Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM), in conjunction with ADR, has extended its global reach by opening a training office in Shanghai, China. A new joint venture firm, ADR-ISM Supply Management Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. specializes in customized in-company training, consulting and Development Needs Analysis (DNA™) learning assessments.

The Shanghai location allows ADR-ISM to better serve multinational organizations with operations in China, as well as Chinese companies. ADR-ISM instructors are located in China, bringing professional and local expertise to their clients.

Organizations interested in assessing and improving their team competency and generating cost and value improvements may contact Marshall Wu, business development director, ADR-ISM Supply Management Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. via e-mail marshallwu@adrism.com or phone +86-21-3842-0787. ADR-ISM Supply Management Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is located at 50 Boxia Road, Suite, 406, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park, Pudong, Shanghai, 201203. Visit ADR-ISM online at www.adrism.com.

ISM and ADR North America combined resources more than two years ago to create the ISM-ADR School for Supply Management. Formation of the Shanghai training office is the first step in the global expansion of the ISM-ADR School.

About Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) | www.ism.ws
As the largest supply management institute in the world, the mission of Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is to lead supply management. By executing and extending its mission through education, research, standards of excellence, influence building and information dissemination — including the renowned monthly ISM Report On Business® — ISM continues to extend the global impact of supply management. ISM is a not-for-profit membership association serving more than 40,000 supply management professionals in 75 countries. ISM offers credentialing to professionals around the world with the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) qualification. ISM is a member of the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM).

About ADR North America, LLC | www.adrna.com
ADR North America, LLC is part of ADR International Purchasing Consultants, Ltd., a global consulting firm specializing in purchasing, which has served more than 200 clients over an 18-year history, through its offices in England, Europe, South Africa and Australia as well as its North American headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Contacts:
Institute for Supply Management
Jean McHale
jmchale@ism.ws
(U.S.) 800/888-6276, extension 3143
(International) +1 480/752-6276, extension 3143

ADR North America
Robert Rossbach
bob@rossbach.tv
+1 313/402-9831