Proposed Plastics Directive – Two

Proposed Plastics Directive Part Two As last week’s blog on the Proposed Plastic Directive outlines, we have covered the history and the why. This blog will cover the EU’s proposed approach and our recommendations.   EU Focus begins by using established methods, like...

Proposed Plastics Directive

Proposed Plastics Directive Part One   1 What NOW? Just when we thought it was safe to come out from under the cloud of BREXIT, and its potential severing of our supply chains into the European Union, Brussels has just landed another blow to complicate...

9-11 We Will Remember

9-11 We Will Remember We all know where we were when landmark events took place. Penny and I had just arrived in Richmond (VA), returning after a visit to the Semiconductor trade Association when we got to the office: there we were just in time to see the second plane...

Brexit Fall 2018

  BREXIT 2018 Aug The UK is planning for a hard exit and has started releasing technical notes in preparation to the British public.  They are hoping to enter a transition period extending to 2020, during which we predict little change will occur. The U.K.’s...

Brexit Update

Two years ago In Britain the BREXIT party pushed Britain’s exit from the European Union down the throats of the population, but there was something unique about this situation. Usually the protagonist is well-versed in subject matter history and research,...

SPRING 2018 REGULATORY UPDATE

  As responsible manufacturers and exporters, it is wise to stay current on regulatory requirements regardless of the market into which you ship. As is true in all global markets, standards change, regulations update, and new requirements are introduced.       For...

To Assume is human – to Know is Divine

To Assume is Human, To Know is Divine This is a brief history of wasted time, effort and money by one of THE LEADING (their words) Cable Internet Companies – it serves as a good third party reference, and litany of errors, that show how ASSUMPTIONS can affect bottom...

‘Tis the Little People

This week’s blog is about a testing experience I had some years ago while testing the resistance of Safety Earth Ground – This blog is taken from a section in my book on the subject and is in conjunction with the release of an updated version of my Book on...

US – UK – EU MRA What and When

US UK EU MRA and what is reality vs. expectations. Continuing from last week’s blog on Brexit Update, we focus this week on the potential of MRA’s being disused both by the UK Government as well as the MRA between the EU and the US.          First:- The...

Brexit Update 2018

In March 2017 the UK began the process of formal withdrawal from the European Union. We are now crossing into year Two of Britain’s formal two year period of withdrawal (known as Brexit). Where Are We? What’s Been Decided? The result so far? Precious...