Posts Tagged ‘Recycling’

 

Remanufactured in the USA

For years,U.S.companies have found that by outsourcing to developing nations, they can save money on labor and manufacturing costs, while maintaining stable transportation costs. Many companies, especially smaller or new ones, are not equipped to handle all the aspects of their businesses in-house. Due to the costs of purchasing and setting up equipment, as well as training a staff, it is often more cost effective to outsource some activities to other companies who specialize in specific areas.

But that tide seems to be turning now, as developing nations are growing and becoming economically more viable. Due to increasing wages and transportation costs overseas, the cost of doing business offshore is rising.

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Sustainability: Conserve Precious Metals through Efficient Remanufacturing Processes

Pressure is building on hi-tech manufacturers to stop the mining of precious metals and find a way to reverse the negative impact on our environment. Within the next 20 years, our mineral reserves will be mostly depleted – unless we start immediately to turn things around. The question is how are manufacturers going to make the necessary changes in order to save our environment, reduce the rising costs of these precious metals and avoid potential liability from the disposal of their products? The answer is to have a green sustainability program in effect.

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