stottland new logo-cornerWe provide a wide range of environmental compliance services for the electronics industry.


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We offer our clients with various schemes to comply world wide directives. Service includes risk assessments reviews and gap analysis – proposing the customer with the most appropriate compliance plan. Compliance scheme is provided as consulting basis or as full turnkey project, given by our experts and supported by our CDM tool – Compliance Data Manager.
Customers may select complete service package or choose upon their needs and resources. We provide content management services and tools to support our customers’ needs, complying with ongoing developing environment directives such as WEEE, RoHS-II, REACH, Conflict Mineral and more. 
We help our customers to respond to their customers’ requests for material composition and product environmental information.
With our solutions, your company will rapidly and cost effectively achieve its compliance obligations
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The Challenge

The compliance regulations require you to have detailed information on all the parts, materials, assemblies, and packaging used in your products. Such as: declaration from the supplier, Due diligence data and information about the substances.
Regulatory authorities, customers, and partners will require you to provide compliance reports and supporting due diligence data.
Collecting this information consume lots of time and need endless coordination with the suppliers. One product can contain thousands of parts, and for each product documents, and numerous additional attributes needed to be hold. Each supplier bring his data in a different format. Which make the gathering of the information very hard
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We will help you in dealing with all these environmental issues with our best in class experts:

               
•Electronic Environment expert
•Industrial engineer – Project Manager
•Component Engineering
•Data collectors
       


SBS is an end-to-end WEEE, RoHS, REACH & Conflict Mineral solutions provider that rapidly and cost-effectively achieve the environmental regulations and guidelines customer’s compliance.
We provide end-to-end logistical, operational, financial, and technical consulting solutions for worldwide WEEE recycling compliance. As WEEE requirements are country specific, our services are designed to adapt and conform to each country’s rules and regulations, while serving both business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) companies. We assist our customers to determine the proper WEEE compliance scheme.
Stottland Business Solutions has extensive experience in consulting with regard to world wide related environment issues.

 


Environment directives:

The WEEE directive (2002/96/EC) requires that producers of electrical and electronic equipment take responsibility for the collection, recycling and treatment of discarded products and financing thereof beginning 13.8.2005. The provisions apply equally to consumer and professional sales. The WEEE directive is a minimum directive which means that each member state is free to set stricter limits and interpret the directive differently. As a result, there are 27 different national interpretations of the WEEE directive.

The recast WEEE Directive (2012/19/EU) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 24.7.2012, and has already entered into force. Producers of electronic and electrical products must transition to an open scope, process for harmonized registration, reporting, and producer definition, meet the requirements for authorized representative for offshore manufacturers with no importer, and meet increased recovery targets.

The RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC restricts the use of lead, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, mercury and polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDE) for electrical and electronic equipment put on the market since July 1st 2006.

The recast RoHS (RoHS II) Directive 2011/65/EU maintains these restrictions and extends them including introducing a new scope Category 11 that includes all electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) not covered by any of the other 10 categories in the scope of the recast RoHS Directive after a period of 8 years. In addition, the recast RoHS Directive establishes a methodology for reviewing the existing six substance restrictions and for introducing new restrictions. The recast RoHS directive is a standalone directive and not a derivative of the WEEE directive.

Regulation (EC) N°1907/2006 on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on December 30th 2006. It entered into force on June 1st 2007. The REACH Regulation strengthens the responsibility of industry to provide safety information on substances and to properly manage the risks arising from their use.

The Conflict Minerals – Dodd-Frank Section 1502 legislation, signed into law in July 2010, requires American companies to ensure the raw materials they use to make their products are not tied to the conflict in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) and the National Congress for the Defense of the People (CNDP), by auditing the mineral supply chains.

The impact of these directives on customer operations, production design, organisation, pricing and profitability may potentially be significant. The directives also entail risks and responsibilities, which need to be recognized at the top management level. Compliance with these directives should be a part of the emphasis areas in the company’s strategic vision and it needs to be handled professionally and carefully.