Tricia Judge responded to an invitation to take part in a study on the remanufacturing industries in the United States by the USITC. Read what she had to say about the industry, why remanufacturing is important and how you can help.
Lisa Weber presents a case study on ACM Technologies, a distributor and manufacturer of OEM and aftermarket products. The company has been in business for more than 20 years, and its average customer relationship is more than 10 years. Find out what this company is doing to stay competitive and successful.
Recharger spoke with Steve Skurnac (president, Sims Recycling Solutions, Americas) about what the environmental concerns are with respect to electronics recycling; how the recycling process itself has evolved; and how companies and consumers can make sound, educated recycling choices.
No matter what size business you have, the flow of your products through each stage of the supply chain, referred to generically as logistics, plays a role in the environmental well-being of the planet. It plays a role in your budget too.
Actionable Intelligence's Charles Brewer says that while the economy still faces stiff headwinds, OEMs are hoping to sell more hardware and supplies this year, and one key way they are looking to drive demand is by promoting their machines as superefficient, which also means they are environmentally friendly.
Mark E. Battersby breaks down the IRS’ long-awaited repair/replace tax rules. In his article, Battersby explains why these new rules will have a significant impact on every business that acquires, produces or improves its tangible property.
Managed Print Solutions
Rob Sethre, senior consultant at Photizo Group, knows that the imaging industry may not come to mind first when we think of green, but MPS has a significant impact on the “greening” of offices. As he walks through the steps of Photizo’s Customer Adoption Model, Sethre provides a framework for analyzing and maximizing environmental efficiencies in every stage.
MPS has blossomed, so have training programs for it, and many companies have invested in creating curricula that MPS providers from a variety of departments and at any stage in the game can benefit from. Here’s a look at what’s going on in the realm of MPS training right now.
Sales & Marketing
Don’t get hung up on technology; instead, take the time to understand what the tools are meant to do. Focus on people, storytelling, communication, creativity and accessibility, and you’ll find greater success in everything you do.
Humor energizes, relieves stress and improves learning and memory. Don’t be afraid to use it, even in business.
Step-by-Step / Remanufacturing Instructions
Mike Josiah of UniNet has instructions this month on Samsung CLP-325 color toner cartridges, which are based on a 16-ppm black and 4-ppm color Samsung engine. Josiah says that these are very simple cartridges to remanufacture, and with the low stated yield, you could be seeing a lot of them!