Blog | December 9th

ITAD & Electronic Recycling: Brand New PCs, the Commodity Market and China: Weak outlook but the opportunity may be staring at you

A series of data points were released recently confirming the sustained difficult environment facing many major tech OEMs, as well as companies that are involved in the commodity market, and by extension electronic recyclers and those servicing the ITAD space.

Two sectors critically linked to the ITAD/recycling chain are going through a protracted cycle of depression. Brand new PCs and other hardware sales in the upstream continue to shrink. In the downstream, demand for commodities hit a wall, affecting head on the electronics recycling sector. In the middle, ITAD is sandwiched between two depressed markets. While a depressed new equipment market today is an indicator of what’s to come in the ITAD’s midterm given the time it takes to cycle through, the sector is already…

...Click here to read more »

More Article »

Receive Notifications