Interesting Engineering, one of the world’s largest media organisations focused on engineering and innovation published an article discussing the alternatives to wasting circuit boards that power the world around us. The piece includes insights and case studies to inspire the next generation of repair professionals. It is also a wake-up call for decision-makers in industry and education.
Read article: The Solution to Our E-Waste Problem? Repair, Don’t Waste
“While a lot of OEMs are wedded to the model of selling new capital equipment as often and as much as possible, the world is changing. Equipment life will be extended, one way or another, either by the customer using dedicated electronic diagnostic systems and training […], or the OEMs can do it themselves. The servitization model […] can provide a substantial stream of revenue to OEMs.”