Do you know how to label your green products? The rules are many and they’re confusing. Do you know the specific labeling requirements set out by the WEEE directive? Do you know what countries have adopted the Green Dot to indicate environmental compliance? Did you know that companies that can’t take the European Green Dot off their packages for North America have to pay license fees to an Ontario-based association? There’s more. Japan, Taiwan and Korea require completely different material and recycling symbols on certain packages.
Raymond Communications Inc. of College Park, Md. has released “Green Labeling: a Global Guide for Marketers & Manufacturers” to help companies make their way through the growing demands of green labeling. The company publishes the “State Recycling Laws Update (SRLU)” and “Recycling Laws International (RLI).” The detailed guide looks at labeling programs in 42 countries and gives analysis of complex issues such as the use of the Green Dot. Subscribers to RLI and SRLU can buy the report for $180. For all others, the cost is $250.
A quick look into the merger of two powerhouse 3D printing OEMs and the new leader in rapid prototyping solutions, Stratasys. The industrial revolution is now led by 3D printing and engineers are given the opportunity to fully maximize their design capabilities, reduce their time-to-market and functionally test prototypes cheaper, faster and easier. Bruce Bradshaw, Director of Marketing in North America, will explore the large product offering and variety of materials that will help CAD designers articulate their product design with actual, physical prototypes. This broadcast will dive deep into technical information including application specific stories from real world customers and their experiences with 3D printing. 3D Printing is