Charles F. Kostalnick II Named President of Arrow Electronics’ Global Reverse Logistics Business

CENTENNIAL, Colo.–July 27, 2016–Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today announced that Charles F. Kostalnick II has been named president of its global reverse logistics business, effective Aug. 1, 2016, succeeding Mark Majeske, who is retiring from the company. In his new role, Mr. Kostalnick will report to Cathy Morris, Arrow’s chief strategy officer. Mr. Kostalnick…

Arrow Electronics Showcases Flagship Ohio Value Recovery Facility

GAHANNA, Ohio–June 22, 2016–Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) opened the doors of its flagship North America value recovery processing facility yesterday to customers and members of the news media for tours, demonstrations and executive meet-and-greets. Attendees received an up-close look at recent state-of-the-art upgrades Arrow made to the 400,000 sq. ft. facility—one of the largest IT…

Arrow Value Recovery facilities in EMEA receive ISO 27001 certification for data security

Culemborg, Netherlands – June 16, 2016 – Six Arrow Value Recovery EMEA facilities have received the demanding ISO 27001 certification for their information management security systems. The certificate was issued after extensive audits during which the processes for secure data sanitization and refurbishment of used ICT equipment were verified. The new certification helps ensure that Arrow…

Eight Billion Mobile Devices – Is This a Problem?

Research shows that during 2016, there will be eight billion mobile devices in use worldwide. And while many corporations have a plan in place to properly dispose of these handhelds when their usefulness is over, many do not. Arrow Value Recovery has created a mobile device infographic to show the big problem these little computers…

Arrow Electronics Increases Processing Capacity 500 Percent at Flagship Ohio Value Recovery Facility

Centennial, Colo. – May 18, 2016 – Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), a global leader in IT asset disposition, today announced it upgraded its Columbus, Ohio-area value recovery facility, adding state-of-the-art automated equipment and a new layout to further increase processing efficiency and chain-of-custody security. As a result of the upgrades, the facility’s IT asset processing…

Arrow Electronics Sustainability Expert a Featured Speaker at Sustainatopia

Article featured in JustMeans: The sustainability expert for Arrow Electronics’ value recovery business, Carol Baroudi, was a featured speaker earlier this week at Sustainatopia, a multi-day event focused on social, financial and environmental sustainability and impact. Baroudi moderated a panel on “Building Substantial and Collaborative Networks” where participants discussed the need to grow one’s professional…

Arrow Article published in China and Thailand

Data sanitization is key to recovering value in mobile devices and IT assets Arrow bylined article published in China and Thailand An article written by Arrow Value Recovery’s Scott Venhaus has been published in China and Thailand. As Arrow’s Value Recovery business has now expanded to China, this timely article raises awareness among IT practitioners…

Arrow Value Recovery Opens Sales Office in Shenzhen, China

May 4, 2016 – We are pleased to announce the opening of a new Arrow Value Recovery sales office in Shenzhen, China. The establishment of this office supports Arrow’s growing client base with local sales representation and service support. This announcement builds Arrow Value Recovery’s growth in Asia as it follows on the heels of…

Is Earth Day Enough?

The most common practice of Earth Day celebrations is to plant new trees. This is a wonderful tradition, but we’d also like to suggest that planting ideas may be just as important. Ideas about electronics reuse, ideas about sustainability, and ideas about a circular economy where we design products with reuse in mind. Sowing ideas like…

His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium pays tribute to Close the Gap’s 500,000th donated computer, refurbished in Mechelen

18 February 2016, Mechelen, Belgium – Today, Close the Gap and Arrow Value Recovery welcomed HM King Philippe of Belgium to celebrate an important milestone: the refurbishment of the 500,000th donated computer at Arrow Value Recovery`s Mechelen facility. Close the Gap is an international non-profit organisation providing high-quality, pre-owned computers donated by European companies to…