HOBI ranked 15th largest women-owned business in North Texas

The Dallas Business Journal recently announced its annual list of top 100 women-owned businesses in North Texas. The list consisted of a variety of businesses, including oil and energy, real estate, wholesale and environmental services and were ranked according to local revenue in 2013. HOBI International debuted on the list at number 15 , and…

Apple improves design for disassembly with ban of two toxic chemicals

Lisa Jackson, vice president of environmental initiatives at worldwide tech giant, Apple, says the company will prohibit the use of benzene and n-hexane in the assembly of its electronics used in overseas factories during the final stages of iPhone production. Benzene: A carcinogen associated with leukemia N-hexane: Workers who are exposed to high concentrations in…