Half-Million Dollars in Economic Growth, Streamlined for Central PA Electronics Business by Recycling Markets Center
The RMC successfully streamlined coordination of necessary activities for PC Parts, Inc (PC Surplus Recycling) to acquire an electronics recycling General Permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
In rapidly assessing the needs of a Central Pennsylvania based business that refurbishes and remanufacturers computer and printer parts, the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center (RMC) successfully streamlined coordination of necessary activities for PC Parts, Inc., (PC Surplus Recycling) to acquire an electronics recycling General Permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Reviewing the implementing actions described in the PC Parts Business Plan, RMC recommended PC Parts consider acquisition of the electronics recycling general permit which allows de-manufacture of electronics components in addition to disassembly and sale of whole electronics parts. RMC then followed by providing simultaneous coordination of both agency and private concerns for PC Parts to realize award of the permit. According to George Christ, Ph.D., PC Parts President, “The growth of our company is due to capitalizing on the evolution of the electronics industry supply chain where we now serve as a supplier of information technology maintenance parts.”
Through acquisition of the new electronics recycling general permit, PC Parts estimates the first year of Pennsylvania based growth opportunity for their company at $ 500,000 in addition to hiring 3 new employees in 2008, all at an unprecedented time of global economic downturn. “We look forward to serving businesses and other organizations who are in need of environmentally conscious recycling solutions for retired electronics products,” said Adam Crockett, Vice-President of Sales for PC Parts. “Our competitive advantage was fast tracked through assistance we gained from RMC,” added Crockett.