The View from the Chalkboard – May 2014

I heard a statement recently that I think is very true. It said: “We use classrooms designed in the 19th century and then assign 20th century instructors to teach 21st century students.” As a result, for thi... Read More...
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The Power of IEC 62474 for Product Compliance and Eco-design

1404 F2 coverEnvironmental compliance is a moving target -- each region can impose unique environmental requirements on products sold in their market and new regulations continue to emerge. Different global substance regulations create significant challenges for all actors in the electrical and electronics industry. Substances added twice a year to the EU REACH1 SVHC Candidate List and the potential additional RoHS2 substances are prime examples of new or changing regulatory requirements.