Avnet Integrated Resources’ ROUND2 INC. Atlanta Facility Recommended for ISO AND R2 Certifications
Certifications Include ISO 9001, 14001, OHSAS 18001 and Responsible Recycling (R2)
AUSTIN, Texas – April 12, 2012 – 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, demonstrating 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 services.
About ROUND2 INC.
ROUND2 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 registered company.
About Avnet Integrated Resources
Avnet 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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