A mix of stories about a bankruptcy, merger, flat-panel processing technology and insights from the E-Scrap Conference and Trade Show drew our readers’ clicks last month.
The list below shows our top stories published in October in terms of unique page views.
1 | Michigan processor files for bankruptcy
A metals recycling company that buys and sells e-scrap recently declared bankruptcy and is reorganizing its business to remain operational.
2 | Meet Quantum Lifecycle, Canada’s new processing giant
GEEP Canada and the Shift Group of Companies recently merged to form the largest e-scrap company in Canada. An executive at the firm said a crowded marketplace and evolving materials stream helped drive the move.
3 | Company rolls out flat-panel processing technology
A startup led by recycling industry veterans has developed a robotic system for removing hazardous substances from flat-panel display devices. The system is expected to come to a U.S. facility soon.
4 | Closed Loop stakeholders talk cleanup cost liability
Two key figures in the multi-million dollar Closed Loop Refining and Recovery lawsuit spoke at this year’s E-Scrap Conference about liability for CRT cleanups. And while they differed on a few central points, they agreed that OEMs should share in the responsibility.
5 | How e-scrap and ITAD firms are expanding in today’s market
Finding ways to grow or differentiate one’s business is key to viability. During a panel discussion at the E-Scrap Conference, several operators opened up on their successful strategies.