HOBI Li-Ion Battery Fire Code

Proposed Changes to the International Fire Code Could be Costly for ITAD Processors

Proposed amendment F18-18 to the International Fire Code takes aim at “used and off-specification li-ion batteries.” If approved, electronic recyclers will be forced to reconfigure service, repair and transportation operations. Rather than focusing on the usability of used batteries, the ICC should instead, focus on better understanding types of defects that can lead to thermal…

EY Announces Cathy Hill and Craig Boswell Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award Finalist in the Midwest

BATAVIA, Ill., April 25, 2018 – EY today announced that Cathy Hill, CEO, and Craig Boswell, President, of HOBI International, Inc. are finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® (EOY) 2018 Award in the Midwest. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their…

HOBI Receives AT&T 2016 Supplier Sustainability Award

 [DALLAS, August 10, 2017] – HOBI International, Inc. is receiving the 2016 AT&T* Supplier Sustainability Award in the ‘Reverse Logistics and Circular Economy’ category. HOBI is being recognized for developing a parts recovery and testing process in support of AT&T mobile phone refurbishment operations. The award recognizes suppliers for their support of AT&T and its…

Mobile Device RL Processors and Consumers Benefit from Apple Encryption

By Craig Boswell, President Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, recently commented on the balance of industry and consumer benefits of the government’s decision to abandon their case against Apple, and he highlights the challenges facing the reverse logistics industry. In the process of reviewing this difficult subject, parties on both…

Craig Boswell Named to FCC TAC Group

PUBLIC NOTICE Federal Communications Commission 445 12th St., S.W. Washington, D.C. 20554 News Media Information 202 / 418-0500 Internet: http://www.fcc.gov TTY: 1-888-835-5322 DA 14-1053 July 24, 2014 CHAIRMAN WHEELER ANNOUNCES STOLEN MOBILE DEVICE WORKING GROUP MEMBERS The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced today the members of the Technological Advisory Council’s (TAC) Working Group on Mobile Device Theft…

HOBI International Adds New Board MemberAntony Francis, CEO of A Tow and Stow USA, Joins Board of Directors

June 19, 2012 — HOBI International Inc., a global leader in the IT asset disposition, management, resale, remarketing and recycling of IT and mobile phone assets, today announced the addition of Antony Francis to the company’s Board of Directors. Since 1992 HOBI has provided comprehensive solutions for the re-marketing and environmentally responsible recycling of electronic…

HOBI International Marks 20th Anniversary as Industry Leading ITAD ProviderR2 certified IT asset disposition company maintains reputation as comprehensive solutions provider

HOBI International Inc., a global leader in the IT asset disposition, management, resale, remarketing and recycling of IT and mobile phone assets, marks its 20th anniversary today. Since 1992 HOBI has provided comprehensive solutions for the re-marketing and environmentally responsible recycling of electronic assets as a leading IT asset disposition and electronics recycling company serving…

HOBI International Positioned in the ‘Challengers’ Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for North America Information Technology Asset Disposition

HOBI International Positioned in the ‘Challengers’ Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for North America Information Technology Asset Disposition R2-Certified Company’s Evaluation Based on Mobile Device Services Group and Robust Proprietary Erasure Technology DALLAS (Dec. 1, 2011) — HOBI International, Inc., a global leader in the asset management, resale, remarketingand recycling of IT and cellular phone…

HOBI International Partners With EPA, GSA to Celebrate America Recycles Day

HOBI International Partners With EPA, GSA to Celebrate America Recycles Day Certified electronics recycling center hosts tour for Regional Administrators DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2011 — HOBI International, Inc., a global leader in the resale, remarketing and recycling of IT assets and cellular phones, today marked America Recycles Day with a visit from EPA Regional Administrator…

HOBI International Receives R2 Certification

HOBI International Receives R2 Certification HOBI International, Inc., a leader in electronic asset management and electronics recycling since 1992, with corporate offices located in Batavia, IL and Dallas, TX became the first Illinois recycling organization to receive the R2 Certification. The R2 Certification was developed through a multi-stakeholder process and facilitated by the EPA as…