Edition 74
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Caterpillar Reaffirms Its Commitment To Illinois And Peoria As Company's Global Headquarters
15 April 2015 - After a multiyear study focused on modernizing its global headquarters, Caterpillar Inc. today reaffirmed it will remain in Peoria, Illinois, and revealed a design that will eventually span 31 acres on the city’s riverfront. The key elements of the campus are: Full Article

Highlighting Free Trade At Major Exporter Solar Turbines
21 April 2015 - Free trade is essential to Caterpillar’s global competitiveness. We devote significant time and resources to ensuring that the global marketplace has access to Caterpillar products. Over the past five years, Caterpillar exports totaled nearly $88 billion. In fact, at Caterpillar subsidiary Solar Turbines, 75 percent of sales come from exports. Full Article

5 Megatrends That Will Unleash Value In The Circular Economy
20 April 2015 - Leading companies such as Veolia, DSM and SAB Miller are beginning to shift from the traditional linear “take, make, dispose” business model to a more regenerative circular economy framework. This transformation employs a systems level approach and intentional strategy to design waste out of the system and to manage materials for longer circulation and greater re-usability as pictured. Full Article

Sandhurst Targets Engineering And Remanufacturing With New Facility
20 April 2015 - Sandhurst, has recently announced the opening of a dedicated engineering facility in the centre of the country for the refurbishment, remanufacture and repair of rail, quarry and construction industry equipment. Full Article

Ingram Micro Signs Distribution Agreement With Nimble Storage For Asia Pacific Region
20 April 2015 - Ingram Micro, the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services, today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with Nimble Storage, the flash storage solutions company. Full Article

The World Produced A Staggering 41.8 Million Tonnes Of E-Waste In 2014
20 April 2015 - ​As the world’s insatiable demand for electronic goods rises, so too does the pile-up of e-waste in the world. But why so much waste? The answer: it’s largely down to the shortening lifespan of the same electronic products we’re obsessed with. Full Article

Supply Chain News: Warehouse Education And Research Council (WERC) Upping Its Game For 2015 Conference
20 April 2015 - One of SCDigest's favorite supply chain-related events each year is the annual conference of the Warehouse Education and Research Council (WERC). Full Article

Capital Sports Authorized To Do Remington Warranty Work
18 April 2015 - If a federal judge orders final approval of a settlement with Remington Arms Co., owners of Remington Model 700 and other bolt-action rifles eligible for replacement of trigger mechanisms can have their firearms retrofitted in Helena. Full Article

Global Spiral In E-Waste Inspires Local Partnerships
17 April 2015 - E-waste generated around the world will reach 65.4 million tonnes by 2017, and will be one-third higher than it was in 2012 according to a United Nations initiative called “solving the e-waste problem” (STEP). Full Article

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