Daily Archives: October 24, 2011

HP Furthers “Closed Loop” Ink Cartridge Recycling

HP has announced its growing collaboration with the Lavergne Group which now extends to Lavergne’s new plastic compounding facility in Vietnam, following HP’s achievement of manufacturing one billion ink cartridges that incorporate recycled plastic from HP’s “closed loop” ink cartridge recycling program.

HP’s growing collaboration with the Lavergne Group is the culmination of a twelve-year collaboration focused on developing “closed loop” plastic resin solutions that meet the high quality standards required for Original HP ink cartridges. The Lavergne Group’s expansion in Vietnam provides additional capacity for HP to continue year-on-year increases in the volume of “closed loop” recycled plastic used in manufacturing Original HP ink cartridges.
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TESDA and BPAP Announce Pesos 500 Million Expansion of Near Hire Training Program for 65,000 Workers for IT-BPO Industry

Tens of thousands of Filipino “Near Hire” job seekers will now have the opportunity to work in the country’s booming IT-BPO (Information Technology – Business Process Outsourcing) industry as a result of a major expansion of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)‘s training program for the sector.

TESDA and the IT-BPO industry’s umbrella association, Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP), today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to kick off the P500 million expansion of the IT-BPO Industry-Based Training for Work Scholarship Program (I-TWSP), which has already proven to be successful in helping industry applicants to quickly learn the skills needed to qualify for a job in the industry, and is targeted to train 65,000 Near Hires. BPAP and its partner associations have committed an employment rate of at least 70 percent of the total graduates within six months after they finish the course.
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