E-Waste Export Bill Seeks to Boost US Jobs

Electronics is the fastest growing waste stream in the United States. Many companies tout their recycling efforts, but these often consist primarily of recovering the parts to melt down, resell, or reuse. Recycling advocates such as eSCO CEO Dewayne Burns believe loopholes in government policies discourage the ability to manage the waste stream responsibly. Each…

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Get the Most From Returns

Recently, high-tech manufacturers and service providers gathered at Interlog Summer 2011 in Los Angeles. This annual conference specifically focuses on the aftermarket and brings together after-sales service parts and reverse logistics professionals in high-tech industries to share their supply chain successes and challenges. Interlog provided the opportunity for companies to come together and discuss the…

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New Breed Logistics Opens Belfast Facility

HIGH POINT, N.C. — New Breed Logistics, a North Carolina-based provider of outsourced logistics services and supply chain consulting has announced the opening of a manufacturing support facility in Belfast, Northern Ireland to support assembly of the advanced composite wings for Bombardier's* new CSeries* aircraft. New Breed will provide services to Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast that…

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Micron Reports Q3

BOISE, Idaho — Micron Technology, Inc., (Nasdaq:MU) today announced results of operations for its third quarter of fiscal 2011, which ended June 2, 2011. For the third quarter, the company had net income attributable to Micron shareholders of $75 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, on net sales of $2.1 billion. The company's consolidated gross…

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Oracle: Overvalued Stocks Stump Acquisitions

{complink 4092|Oracle Corp.} executives believe technology stocks are overvalued, and as a result, the company won't be making acquisitions in the near future, unless it finds a jewel that meets its pricing conditions, according to Safra Catz, president and chief financial officer of the high-tech software and hardware manufacturer. Catz was responding to a question…

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Winning Customers’ Hearts & Minds

When a business is a sales-driven organization — as distribution undisputedly is — why give anything away for free? That question has plagued the channel for decades: Services such as bar-coding, cable assembly, kitting, and all kinds of customization traditionally are viewed as “free with your purchase of components.” The problem is, these services don't…

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SST & Inside Secure Enter Design Partnership

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France — Silicon Storage Technology, Inc. (SST) and INSIDE Secure today announced the two companies have entered into a design partnership agreement to utilize third-generation SuperFlash® embedded flash memory technology (ESF3). Through this agreement, INSIDE Secure will work in partnership with SST to design and introduce numerous nonvolatile flash memory macrocells…

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Vicor Teams With Future Electronics

ANDOVER, Mass. — Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the appointment of Future Electronics as a global distributor and of Richard Begen as Vice President of Global Distribution. Global distribution will support business growth with a broader base of customers having access to the competitive advantages enabled by Vicor's high-performance power components and systems. Future…

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