Preface


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Preface
PrefaceGreen electronics design and manufacturing is becoming more important as companies compete in a worldwide market for customers who desire high-quality and low-cost products, yet want to be good environmentalists who would expend the least amount of energy and contribute the minimum amount of hazardous materials into the air we breathe, the water we drink or send into the ocean, and land we inhabit. Consumers have consistently indicated that they will pay a premium for products deemed more environmentally friendly or “green.” Most surveys indicate that they would be willing to pay 10 percent extra if a product they purchased was green. Governments and politicians have responded to these popular movements and have started to legi…
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Sammy G. Shina: Green Electronics Design and Manufacturing: Implementing Lead-Free and RoHS-Compliant Global Products. Preface, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008), AccessEngineering Export