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How Samsung handles recycling E-waste

How Samsung handles recycling E-waste

In late March, Samsung Electronics America announced the company has recycled nearly 276000 tons of electronics, diverting them from United States landfills. It was recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency...
Plastic to oil recycling trial launched by Tesco

Plastic to oil recycling trial launched by Tesco

As part of a trial with Recycling Technologies, Tesco will be collecting previously unrecyclable plastics in 10 of its stores in the Bristol and Swindon areas. “Our trial with Recycling Technologies will make...
Subcontract market continues to grow

Subcontract market continues to grow

The UK subcontract manufacturing market continued to grow in the first quarter of 2019, despite a continued lack of resolution on Brexit. According to the latest Contract Manufacturing Index (CMI) figures, business...
Volkswagen to Shed up to 7,000 Jobs Through Automation

Volkswagen to shed up to 7,000 jobs through automation

BERLIN — German carmaker Volkswagen AG says it expects to shed between 5,000 and 7,000 jobs at its core brand by 2023 as a result of increasing automation of "routine tasks." The Wolfsburg-based company...
Regulations loom over European silicone industry

Regulations loom over European silicone industry

European manufacturers of silicone rubber materials and products are facing stiff challenges on several fronts that look set to persist throughout the year. Potentially, the biggest issue is the European Chemical Agency's (ECHA)...