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Sims Recycling Solutions U.S.

January 28, 2015 09:00 ET

Gartner Positions Sims Recycling Solutions Again in the "Leaders" Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for IT Asset Disposition, Worldwide

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

WEST CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - January 28, 2015) - Sims Recycling Solutions, a leading provider of global IT asset disposal (ITAD) services with 34 facilities on five continents, is honored to be positioned for the second year in a row by Gartner, Inc., the world's leading IT research and advisory company, in the "leaders" quadrant in its December 2014 Magic Quadrant for Worldwide IT Asset Disposition.

Gartner's report, "Magic Quadrant for IT Asset Disposition" by Rob Schafer, assesses 13 significant international vendors in the ITAD market that Gartner believes have the approximate size, capabilities, certifications and track record to meet potential clients' needs. These vendors are evaluated based on two categories: ability to execute and completeness of vision. Those placed in the "Leaders" quadrant are defined by Gartner as vendors "that execute well against a robust vision and are well-positioned for the future."

"We believe our placement in the Gartner Magic Quadrant helps solidify our position as not just a leader in the electronics recycling industry but also as a leader in the ITAD industry," stated Steve Skurnac, president of Sims Recycling Solutions. "Our large number of global clients takes solace in the independent assessment conducted by Gartner that we feel validates our ability to execute on a global scale. Coordinating our 34 sites on five continents has its challenges but the magic quadrant makes it clear that the coordination is succeeding."

For organizations seeking ITAD services, a vendor's ability to execute and understanding of the market can be crucial to their success. The comprehensive research included in the 2014 Magic Quadrant for IT Asset Disposition, Worldwide report provides important insight to help IT executives get a head-start on their ITAD vendor selection.


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Sims Recycling Solutions

Sims Recycling Solutions ( is the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling. We have over 20 years' experience in comprehensive IT asset disposition and mobile device refurbishment services either directly or through acquired businesses. Sims provides disposition services for all types of retired electronic equipment to local, national and global customers in every business sector including data centers, healthcare, financial service and technical organizations.

As a part of Sims Metal Management Limited, the world's largest publicly listed metal and electronics recycler, Sims Recycling Solutions has the global reach, expertise, and infrastructure necessary to ensure to our customers that all electronic devices are processed in a secure and environmentally responsible manner.

Sims international footprint of operations across 20 countries, enable us to offer a global scope of services on myriad local fronts.

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