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Managing Business Risk in Industrial Equipment and Supply
Industrial equipment manufacturers and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) distributors can’t afford to miss bidding deadlines, delivery dates, product

waste electrical and electronic equipment directive  directives include the 2005 Waste Electrical & Electronics Equipment (WEEE) law, which puts responsibility for equipment disposal on the manufacturers, and the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) . RoHS went into affect in 2006 and restricts the use of six hazardous materials in products produced and sold in the EU. Other countries are following suit, including China, South Korea and Japan (see Figure 7). In the US, California has been the first state to recognize the mandates and passed a law

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR) for the Health Care Industry

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) assists physicians and other clinicians document patient care for current visits and provides access to patient clinical history. Sometimes may be referred to as computerized patient records (CPR). 

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