Eco Friendly Solutions
Eco Friendly Packaging - For a Sustainable Future
ATI is committed to helping create a safe, healthy and sustainable world for its partners and the communities in which it operates. This has resulted in ATI taking a hard look at its packaging practices in order to find ways to drive change towards a more sustainable future. ATI is proud to introduce its new packaging/bundling solutions that reduce waste and promotes material conservation in both primary and secondary packaging.
Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive
The Directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment 2002/95/EC, or RoHS, took effect on July 1st, 2006 in the European Union. This Directive restricts the use of six hazardous substances in the manufacture of specified electronic and electrical equipment. These materials are hazardous to the environment, pollute landfills and are dangerous in terms of occupational exposure during manufacturing and recycling.
The RoHS Directive complements the Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive that sets collection, recycling and recovery targets for electrical goods to encourage consideration of environmentally-safe end-of-life disposal in the design of the product.
More specifically, the RoHS Directive groups electrical equipment types into 10 categories. Two of those categories, medical devices and monitoring and control instruments, are excluded from the Directive. The EU determined that these products are manufactured in very small volumes and typically have a long product life. Accurate Technologies’ products fall into the category of monitoring and control instruments and are therefore not subject to the Directive.
Accurate Technologies Inc. (ATI) has always strived to meet customer needs and works to comply to standards when practical and as necessary. To date, ATI customers have not required RoHS compliance, but it is possible that ATI products could be used in applications where they may affect customer compliance to RoHS. We continue to work with our customers to meet their diverse needs, including understanding legislation and ensuring compliance.
ATI has not only researched advanced assembly, but has investigated and tested greener processes and components. We are concerned about the environment for our customers and employees, and continue to monitor legislation from the EU and other countries worldwide to anticipate and accommodate requirements as they may change in the future.
If you have any questions regarding the RoHS Directive or any other legislation and resulting compliance topics, email ATI at firstname.lastname@example.org and add “Compliance” in the Subject area.