Why Barcode Labeling Matters in Electronics, Part 2

The ubiquitous labels that accompany electronics shipments are more complicated than most people imagine. Barcodes on these labels are packed with standard information such as the manufacturer of the product and part number. However, many parties along the supply chain – raw materials suppliers, component manufacturers, distributors, sub assemblers and end-customers—want unique information in barcodes…

Ecliptek Speeds Up Compliance Notification

Costa Mesa, Calif. – Identifying and reporting on the materials used in electronics components continues to be a challenge for buyers in the electronics industry. This has become a moving target as regulations expand and more materials are banned. In an effort to help its customers meet environmental compliance requirements, Ecliptek Corp., a crystal and oscillator…

Ecliptek Initiates REACH Analysis of Two New SVHCs

Costa Mesa, Calif. – Ecliptek Corporation has launched its evaluation of the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) latest Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). The Candidate List that was updated June 15, 2015 to include two new substances: 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, di-C6-10-alkyl esters; 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, mixed decyl and hexyl and octyl diesters with ≥ 0.3%…

TUV Rheinland Offers REACH Registration

TÜV Rheinland offers REACH registration services in the U.S. for companies looking to export their products to the European Union (EU). Manufacturers in the following industries must comply with REACH: chemicals, plastics, petroleum, drapery and leather, cosmetics, food, printing, furniture, sports equipment, toys, electrical, mechanical, optics and engine and plant production, to name a few.…