Bigger isn't always better

Bigger isn’t always Better

The Importance of the Personal Touch in Business, why bigger isn’t always better in the ITAD World! When choosing an ITAD vendor to service your company’s various needs, it might be tempting to go with the old adage,  Bigger is Better.  At first glance there seems to be a certain amount of logic to the…

ATR Wholesale Electronics

Arrow Electronics Wholesale Buyers Welcome

ATR is prioritizing all wholesale inquiries from former Arrow Electronics buyers Arrow Electronics Buyers may be wondering how they’ll fill ongoing orders of wholesale electronics as one of the largest ITAD Management companies winds down their US ITAD division. ATR Asset Management teams can help, we have setup a streamlined process to qualify you quickly…

2019 ATR Coverage Map

Arrow Electronics Shutters US ITAD Division

Very little notice was provided when Arrow Electronics announced earlier their Mobility Asset Disposition Business or ITAD division would shut down abruptly leaving customers and employees scrambling.  “We’ve noted a higher than normal increase in companywide closures,” said Brodie Ehresman a spokesman for Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) “The problem isn’t the availability of good equipment, it’s what…

BEF Donation from ATR

Educational Foundation Receives a Technology Donation from ATR

June 14, 2019 Birmingham AL, local educational foundation receives a technology donation from National ITAD firm at the request of loaned executives committed to empowering local graduates. In 2008 over 2,000 stakeholders from the City of Birmingham began the first of 127 community meetings to discuss the challenges educators and parents are faced with when…

Memorial Day 2019

This memorial day as turbulent times are upon us from many fronts, please take a moment to think about what “Freedom” means to you, how it impacts your lives, then stop for a moment and reflect on those service members who have given the ultimate sacrifice to protect “our freedoms”. Their family, friends, colleagues, service members,…

Utah awards electronics recycling contract

State of Utah awards 5-year Electronic Recycling Contract

Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) is pleased to announce the award of a 5-year contract to provide Electronic Recycling and Secure Data Destruction services to the State of Utah departments, agencies, institutions, political subdivisions and nonprofit agencies. ATR was only 1 of 2 companies that successfully met the requirements outlined in the RFP for the State…

ATR Donates Laptops

ATR Donates New Laptops to Pontiac Boys & Girls Club

ATR team members participated in the donation of 5 laptops to the local Boys & Girls Club. The Boys and Girls club of Livingston County has been a fun and positive fixture in Pontiac IL for over 30 years. The club offers after school programs, summer camps, and sports of all seasons to the youth…

ITAR Survival Guide

ITAD Survival Guide

Every year, millions of tons of electronic waste (e-waste) are thrown into landfills or shipped to developing countries. Not only does this pose a risk to the environment (due to chemicals found in electronics, including lead, mercury, PCBs, etc.), it also runs the risk of data breach. After all, many end-of-life electronic assets still contain…

The ATR Difference

The ATR Advantage

So what exactly is the ATR Advantage when nowadays you can go online and find a lists of companies a mile long that will take your old technology gear and in some cases for free? How do you know which one is best choice if they all appear to be offering similar services? Great questions,…

Secure Data Destruction Las Vegas

Metech Acquisition Updates

It was announced last week that Metech Recycling has been acquired by First America Management Group (who are associated with First America Metal Corp out of Illinois).  Readers may remember that name–Metech Recycling–from several articles that were published last year, including one posted on this website.   To quickly recap, after losing profits in 2015, 2016…