RoHS | November 23, 2006

Still Not RoHS Compliant?

Get the lead out... and the cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers. Months after the EU's July 1 deadline, an ongoing RoHS survey revealed that 83% of respondents were at severe to high risk of not being able to demonstrate compliance, says Michael Topolovac, CEO, Arena Solutions, a Foster City, Calif.-based provider of PLM solutions.
In addition, 69% indicated that they did not have a centralized compliance management solution in place that was accessible to employees and suppliers.

Here are Topolovac's start-up guidelines:

* Consider the compliance management capability as a significant PLM differentiator.

* Establish and communicate C-level commitment to compliance.

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