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2014-04-29 12:32:52

BATH, England, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carestream Health, Inc. is a worldwide provider of medical and dental imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; X-ray film and digital X-ray systems for non-destructive testing; and advanced materials for the precision films and electronics markets. Formerly a division of Eastman Kodak, Carestream serves a diversified customer base in approximately 170 countries with annual revenues in 2013 of US$2.4 billion. (Logo:...

2014-03-19 23:03:48

HOBO data loggers and weather stations now comply with UK's Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive. Bourne, MA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Onset (http://www.onsetcomp.com), a world leader in data loggers and weather stations, today announced that the company has completed modification of its manufacturing materials and equipment in order to comply with the United Kingdom’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive standards. While RoHS standards pertain to the banning...

2014-03-06 23:27:02

The Compliance Map is holding a free webinar demonstration on Tue, Mar 18, 2014, from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT of Compliance Map Enterprise, a software solution for the management of environmental regulations and product stewardship directives such as RoHS, REACH, Conflict Minerals, WEEE, Battery and Packaging. (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The Compliance Map, a regulatory compliance service and software solution provider, will be holding a free webinar demonstration of its software range on Tue,...

2014-03-03 08:23:31

REUTLINGEN, Germany, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - US Analysis and Information Specialist IHS to Sell iPoint Conflict Minerals Platform and Provide Compliance Information for iPoint Solutions In IHS, the globally operating analysis and information specialist from the USA, iPoint-systems has gained an important sales and service partner for the iPoint Conflict Minerals Platform (iPCMP). In addition, iPoint has gained access to IHS'...

2014-02-13 08:23:12

BATH, England, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SEC's conflict mineral rule requires US-listed companies to disclose whether their products contain certain metals (tin, tantalum, tungsten, or gold) and whether these metals originate from rebel-held mines which are funding armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) region. As most SEC reporting companies prepare to file "DRC conflict undeterminable" on 31 May 2014 for the 2013 reporting period, the...

2014-01-06 16:23:11

Non-compliance for RoHS OTTAWA, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On 15 January 2014, Claigan Environmental Inc. (www.claigan.com) will present a webinar on why products fail for RoHS compliance. Claigan conducts regular testing of products for RoHS compliance and has seen the majority of products fail when tested for RoHS compliance. These failing products were designed to be RoHS compliant and had supplier declarations of compliance, but still failed in the lab. The webinar will...

2014-01-06 12:26:44

LONDON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:European Waste Electrical and Electronics Equipment Recycling MarketNew WEEE Legislation Drives Market Towards $2 Billion by 2020This research service analyzes the European Waste Electrical and Electronics Equipment (WEEE) Recycling market. It describes the present status of recycling technologies and waste volume management. The WEEE covered in this research includes municipal solid waste...

2013-07-01 23:02:40

Leading European electronics recycling standard now meets EPEAT green requirements. Portland, OR, USA, and Brussels, Belgium (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 The Green Electronics Council today announced that WEEELABEX, a leading European electronics recycler standard, has met the environmental requirements of EPEAT®, the definitive global rating system for greener electronics. This qualification makes it easier for manufacturers to register their electronics with EPEAT in Europe. WEEELABEX...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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