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Epson's Environmental Newsline Declares Solders Used in In-House Manufacturing Process 98.6% Lead Free

Submitted by: Epson Electronics America, Inc.

Categories: Environment

Posted: Jan 07, 2003 – 11:00 PM EST

 

Commitment to Being a "Lead-Free" Company Yields New Manufacturing Materials and Strong Customer Support

Jan. 07 /CSRwire/ - WHAT: Five years ago Epson established a goal to become a
"lead-free" company. In today's issue of Environmental
Newsline, Volume 2 (http://www.eea.epson.com), the company
nears that goal and announces it is now using 98.6% lead-free
solders for in-house manufacturing capabilities, and
purchasing 40% lead-free parts.

WHY: Epson believes it needs to protect the Earth's ecosystem
through environmental innovation while delivering quality
products designed for the future.

WHO: Epson Electronics America, Inc. / Editors and Journalists

WHERE: Visit Environmental Newsline Vol. 2 at
http://www.eea.epson.com. For more information about lead-free
solders see "The Road to Lead-Free Soldering" at
http://www.epson.com.jp/e/cc/lead-free/index.html and
http://www.eea.epson.com/go/aboutEEA/Lead-Free-Products.htm.

WHEN: The commitment to being lead free remains a primary focus
for Epson and that commitment will continue until it is 100%
realized.

About Seiko EPSON

Seiko EPSON is a progressive company that increases its corporate value through its innovative and creative culture. The company's main product lines comprise information-related equipment such as printers and projectors, electronic devices including semiconductors, LCDs and crystal devices, and precision products, including watches. Seiko EPSON is one of the world's leading companies of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness and energy efficiency with sales in fiscal 2001 of 1,274 billion yen and a workforce of 68,786 employees.

For more information, please contact:

Sharon Guibao Epson Electronics America, Inc.
Phone: +1-408-576-4543
Diana Spicer Spicer Public Relations
Phone: +1-714-931-0046

 

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