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EPC rolls out redeployment site near St. Louis

Published: March 24, 2022
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Laptops collected for recycling

Nationwide, ITAD provider EPC processes over 100,000 units per month, with the new facility adding 5-10% of that to start. | MMilda/Shutterstock

ITAD provider EPC is opening a facility near its corporate headquarters to help companies leverage refurbished electronics, an increasingly important trend as the pandemic roils supply chains.

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Echo reports acquisitions and higher profits in 2021

Published: March 24, 2022
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Echo Environmental site in Carrollton, Texas.

Echo Environmental is based in a massive processing facility in Carrollton, Texas, which is a suburb of Dallas. | Google Streetview

Strong commodity markets, a booming device resale business and a couple of acquisitions drove profitability for a group of southwestern U.S. electronics processors last year.

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Pennsylvania processor adds capacity and evolves services

Published: March 3, 2022
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A stack of laptops and mobile devices.

Pennsylvania-based CyberCrunch has expanded its physical footprint and processing capacity in recent months. | Neirfy/Shutterstock

E-scrap recycler and ITAD provider CyberCrunch is expanding and remains poised for growth, aligning the company with a market that’s “be bought or buy,” company leaders said.

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SK ecoplant acquires global ITAD firm for $1 billion

Published: March 3, 2022
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TES Seattle location seen on Google Streetview

Newly acquired by SK ecoplant, TES was founded in Singapore in 2005 and has more than 40 facilities in 20 countries, including the Seattle location seen here. | Google Streetview

South Korean company SK ecoplant is expanding its footprint in the ITAD industry with an agreement to acquire TES for $1 billion.

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Quantum acquisitions part of push to move beyond recycling

Published: February 17, 2022
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Quantum's Brampton, Ontario facility.

With its acquisition of TechReset, Quantum Lifecycle Partners will add staff to its Brampton, Ontario ITAD facility. | Courtesy of Quantum Lifecycle Partners

Two recent actions by Quantum Lifecycle Partners deepen the Canadian processor’s involvement in the reuse business and expand its ITAD customer base.

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Battery recycling startups raise funds and plan growth

Published: February 17, 2022
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Laptop batteries for recycling.

Battery recycling firm Nth Cycle recently raised over $12M to fund commercial deployment of the company’s recovery technology. | DAMRONG RATTANAPONG/Shutterstock

As electric vehicles and lithium-ion battery devices become ever-more ubiquitous, battery recyclers are expanding their operations and improving technology. The following are updates on two startups.

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