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How one processor went global and kept costs in check

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Processor EPC expanded globally in a relatively short period of time using a partnership model. | Pushish Images/Shutterstock

ITAD firms are increasingly asked to provide international service for their customers, but that can be an expensive endeavor. A Midwest-based processor recently laid out the benefits of partnering with foreign service providers.

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Tariffs weaken manufacturing, business confidence

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In May, the New York Federal Reserve Bank estimated tariffs in effect at that time would cost the average U.S. household $831 a year. | aijiro/Shutterstock

The escalating trade war between the U.S. and China is creating uncertainty among small businesses and exacerbating a global manufacturing slowdown, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Sims’ e-scrap profits drop nearly 17%

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Sims noted that lower commodity prices were a factor leading to smaller profits. | create jobs 51/Shutterstock

Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) pulled in smaller profits during the 2019 fiscal year. But the company also pointed to stronger numbers in the second half of the year, attributing gains in part to data center recycling efforts.

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