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NEWSARCHIVE 2012
November 2012
Successful launch of new joint venture

We are pleased with the successful launch of our new joint venture with our partner ATMRC Limited (Scotland). The company named ATMserv GmbH is located in Herten and is specialized in the buyback and resale of used ATMs and spare parts from all over Europe. dataserv group can hereby add an interesting element to its current service and product portfolio.
12th October 2012
dataserv GmbH establishes ATM SERV GmbH
ATM SERV headquarters also in Herten (Germany, Ruhrgebiet) and will specialize in the processing, remarketing and recycling (spare part trade & recycling) of used ATMs.
September 2012
A2Z Dataserv Limited (India) contributes to Green Consumer Day.

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August 2012
A2Z dataserv (India) expands service towards United Arab Emirates. The new entity A2Z dataserv JLT is situated in Dubai,
Jumeirah Lakes Towers.

4th of July 2012
Presidents of the EU Institutions in Strasbourg sign new WEEE directive.

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“Directive 2012/19/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)” (English)


27th of June 2012
Global ink & toner take back program on behalf of a well-known OEM now apart from USA, Canada und EMEA also available in Latin America.
7. June 2012
European Union - WEEE Directive recast has been finally adopted by the Council

Press release (PDF, English) Recast WEEE Directive (PDF, English)
May 2012
India: “The E-Waste Rules demands CEOs to do more!” - A2Z dataserv releases advertisement campaign in India.

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April 2012
dataserv AB opens Sales Office in Stockholm
March 2012
A2Z Group signs JV with dataserv Group to set up IT disposal plant in India:

A2Z Group, a clean technology, energy and infrastructure management company, and Dataserv Group, a recycling of e-Waste company, have formed a joint venture company in India, A2Z dataserv.

A2Z Dataserv will provide environmentally responsive recovery and disposal of IT assets in India. The company will invest Rs 20 crore to set up a plant and facility at Sohna in Gurgaon, with a capacity of 10,000 tons per annum.

"With the growth in the IT sector in India, responsible and secure disposal of IT assets has been a cause for concern for a long time. Currently, only 5 percent of the e-waste generated in India is recycled, and this is way below the global standards. At weensure, we would strive to provide an effective and efficient solution, for securely and responsibly recycling and managing the ever-growing electronic and electrical waste generated in the country," said Amit Sardana, managing director, A2Z Dataserv.

The joint venture company will manage waste from electronic and electrical equipment in India, UAE and Saudi Arabia. The worldwide market for e-waste materials is expected to increase to nearly $116 billion in 2014 at a 5 year compound annual growth rate of 8.9 percent.

The company will offer its clients a complete end-to-end solution for collection & recycling of waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), recovery of spares and electronic components, remarketing and asset management (REUSE).

A2Z Group is providing integrated waste management services across multiple cities in India and operating Asia's largest integrated solid waste management plant.

"We are proud to partner with the A2Z Group for this initiative, and are confident that together we would be able to make a difference towards responsibly managing electronic and electrical waste in an environment friendly manner," Thomas Holberg, group director, dataserv Group Holdings.
19 January 2012
WEEE: EU - Parliament adopts recast Directive by a large majority As expected, the European Parliament adopted the recast WEEE Directive in its second reading in plenary on 19 January. The adopted text follows the comprehensive compromise package brokered before Christmas. The text still needs to be formally adopted by the Council.