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Will Juki-Sony Talks Get Others Going?

Industry chatter has long said M&A activity among the major placement companies is inevitable. Yet throughout the gut-wrenching downturn of 2001-02, the widespread pause in 2008-09, and the subsequent fallout starting last spring, nothing concrete took place. Sure, a few … Continue reading

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Troubled Waters Ahead

Disputes between China and Japan over ownership of several small¬†islets, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China,¬† are increasing and threatening to draw the U.S. into a potential fire-fight and conflict between 2 of the world’s top 3 … Continue reading

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Hitachi Exits TVs

Hitachi plans to outsource all its television production, becoming the latest Japanese OEM to exit TV manufacturing. Which EMS company will benefit? My money’s on — who else? — Foxconn. A year ago, Hon Hai (Foxconn’s trading name) reportedly was … Continue reading

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EPA, Dell, Sprint and Sony Have New E-Waste Policy

The US Environmental Protection Agency made a Big Announcement this week in Austin, TX, regarding e-waste and product stewardship — the announcement came as EPA head Lisa Jackson stood beside leaders from Sprint, Dell and Sony. In Austin, EPA Administrator … Continue reading

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