FLIR Systems Takes On Recycling For Electrical And Electronics Manufacturing

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Executive Summary

This report helps EHS and product stewardship executives understand how their peers are leveraging EHS technologies at prominent multinational firms. FLIR Systems, a $1.9 billion-revenue US-headquartered industrial imaging and electronics manufacturing firm, identified the increasing EU regulations on waste, recycling, and circular economy as an opportunity to strengthen its product stewardship information management systems. Through partnership with Sphera’s EC4P software and managed services offerings, FLIR implemented 47 new recycling arrangements across 25 EU member states and achieved compliance against over 90 different waste recycling regulations. By consolidating materials and identifying easier-to-recycle products and packaging materials, FLIR was able to reduce costs for recycling while still increasing firm-wide visibility. 
 

Table of contents

Electronic Goods Manufacturer FLIR Systems Leverages EHS Software For Product Recycling
FLIR Identifies EU WEEE, Batteries And Packaging Recycling Mandates As An Opportunity
FLIR Implements Specialized EHS Software To Manage Product Registration, Reporting, And Recycling FLIR Strengthened Visibility And Reduced The Expense Required To Achieve Recycling Objectives

About the authors

Yaowen Ma

Senior Analyst

Yaowen is a Senior Analyst in the Verdantix EHS practice covering research on digital technologies, best practices and growth strategies. His current agenda focuses on EHS information management and the overlap with product stewardship, supply chain transparency, and sustainability disclosures. Yaowen has more than five years of experience managing and delivering EHS and sustainability research and consulting engagements. He holds a dual major bachelor’s degree in environmental management and international relations from the University of Pennsylvania.

Rodolphe d’Arjuzon

Managing Director & Global Head of Research

Rodolphe co-founded Verdantix in 2008 and directs the firm’s research strategy across all practice areas. He also leads the Environment, Health & Safety practice on an interim basis. Rodolphe has over twenty years of experience in technology research and strategy consulting. He previously worked for Barclays Bank and L.E.K. Consulting. Rodolphe holds a PhD in Physics from Cambridge University.

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