|[April 12, 2012]
Avnet Integrated Resources' ROUND2 INC. Atlanta Facility Recommended for ISO and R2 Certifications
AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--
ROUND2 INC., an Avnet company within Avnet
Integrated Resources and leading eRecycling service provider,
announced today that it has been recommended for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and
OHSAS 18001 certifications as well as the Responsible Recycling (R2)
Practices certification for its processing facility in Atlanta, Ga. To
hold ISO and OHSAS certifications, an organization must meet specific
requirements for the associated standard. ISO 9001 relates to quality
management systems, ISO 14001 relates to environmental management
systems, and OHSAS 18001 involves occupational health and safety
management systems. Endorsed by the Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA), the Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices for Electronics
Recyclers establish a hierarchy for the safe and responsible handling of
electronic waste through reuse and resource recovery.
"This recommendation for ISO and R2 certifications at our newest 258,000
square foot processing facility in Atlanta is a milestone for ROUND2,"
said Randy Weiss, ROUND2's president. "All of our processing facilities
will now be ISO and R2 certified, demonstratin our dedication to
transparent environmental processing and our efforts to further
differentiate ROUND2 as a trusted partner for the secure reuse and
recycling of end-of-life assets and electronics."
ROUND2 has additional processing facilities in Austin and Coppell,
Texas, as well as Grove City, Ohio, totaling 496,000 square feet, that
include a technical operations center and end-of-life processing
About ROUND2 INC.
INC., an Avnet company, part of Avnet Integrated Resources, is a
leading eRecycling service provider offering a wide range of integrated
asset disposition and technology recovery solutions. ROUND2's
revenue-based recycling services allow clients to better manage their
end-of-life asset retirement process, technology rotation and data
security requirements, while maximizing economic returns. ROUND2 is an
R2 Certified, ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 14001: 2004, and OHSAS 18001: 2007
About Avnet Integrated Resources
Integrated Resources, a business unit of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT),
provides total solutions for the aftermarket needs of electronics OEMs,
service providers and corporations. Capabilities include technical field
services, board-level repair, refurbishment, IT asset disposition
(ITAD), remarketing and R2 certified recycling.
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a Fortune 500 Company, is one of the
largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and
embedded technology serving customers in more than 70 countries. Avnet
accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading
technology suppliers with a broad base of more than 100,000 customers by
providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the
fiscal year ended July 2, 2011, Avnet generated revenue of $26.5
billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.
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