HOBI President, Craig Boswell, Moderates Electronics Panel for ISRI Commodity Roundtable Event 2021

The ISRI Commodity Roundtables forum returns today at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Chicago, for one of the largest roundtable events seen in recent years. From Wednesday through Friday, the event will include multiple roundtable discussions on market topics related to stainless steel and nickel, the global demand for recycled copper, financial risks and asset…

HOBI design for disassembly

OEM representative promotes design for disassembly

Craig Melson, a program manager at techUK, penned an article for New Electronics, a U.K. trade publication for electronics engineers, where he discussed the emerging repairability and recyclability expectations facing the electronics industry. Melson also addressed the important key role that electronics engineers play in ensuring that devices are repairable and recyclable. “Whilst innovation and…

Right to Repair bills proposed in five states could be first step to sustainable device repair

According Android Authority, new Right to Repair bills have been proposed in five states, including Kansas, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Nebraska and New York. If enacted, Right to Repair legislation is a step towards a more sustainable electronics repair and refurbishment industry. This legislation would require manufacturers to sell replacement parts and provide service manuals to independent…