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Author Archives: Verena Radulovic

Mexico move exemplifies Ingram Micro’s global strategy

Published: December 24, 2020
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Ingram Micro facility seen from above.

Ingram Micro’s new ITAD operation in Mexico was built inside of a 120,000-square-foot distribution warehouse. | Courtesy of Ingram Micro.

Many companies in the ITAD sector are searching for the best way to expand into international markets. For Ingram Micro, the playbook is clear: Follow the flow of new hardware.

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Pandemic upends certification audit sector

Published: July 30, 2020
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Working on a laptop at a desk wearing a headset.

Remote audits have become a more common option in recent months. | shelleygraphy/Shutterstock

The coronavirus has forced e-scrap companies to navigate material supply shifts, tackle new safety concerns and confront wider economic uncertainty. Another complication to add to the list: certification audits.

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Lights, camera, device repair: Movie highlights sector

Published: September 17, 2020
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Two young women repairing their smartphones from the film Silicon Mountain

Bronte and Dominique, two consumers who in “Silicon Mountain” are tasked with trying to replace the batteries in their smartphones.

With export scandals, CRT stockpiles and more, the electronics recycling industry has suffered its share of image bruises. A short film being launched by an ERP vendor, however, casts a far more pleasant glow on the business of electronics recovery.

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Want a more efficient operation? Here are some tips

Published: November 22, 2019
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2019 E-Reuse Conference panel.

Cedric Carter (left) speaks during a session at the 2019 E-Reuse Conference. Rike Sandlin (center) and Bob McCarthy look on. | Dan Leif/Resource Recycling, Inc.

In sessions at last week’s E-Reuse Conference in Texas, a number of industry veterans detailed concepts that can help e-scrap and ITAD companies run leaner, more profitable plants.

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