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Giving Thanks

Pinecone-Turkeys-Craft            For the gifts of family and friends, we give thanks. It’s that time of year when we express our appreciation for those we hold dear. We join on Thanksgiving to commemorate the very first gathering with native fare.

Looking to our sense of compassion and humility, we find the true spirit of the season. No matter how, where, or with whom we gather together, the feeling of family is present. The ritual of meeting and eating somehow brings hearts close with conversation, laughter, and camaraderie. We share with those who bring us joy.

We give thanks for those who mean the most to us; but also, for all that we have. Our clients are our lifeblood and no holiday would be complete without a heartfelt thank you for the gift of their business and friendship. Thank you never seems to be enough.

As we ponder on all that we have, we must first remember our incredible gift of life…why we live, where we live, with whom, and most importantly, how we live. Make each day count, remain positive, love one another, and show gratitude always. We have so much to be grateful for, and need to realize that each day.

We, at Blue Star Company Inc. are grateful for you, and wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving.

New record PWB prices

According to E-Scrap News The gross value of printed wiring board scrap hit yet another all-time high in April at $5.64 a pound, up 4.4 percent from March’s totals of $5.39 per pound and 29.9 percent higher than the year-over-year value of $3.95 per pound.
This data represents the full metallic values of boards over time and are not the recycling values, as those values do not include the costs involved in actually extracting metal from boards, including freight, sampling charges, assay assessments, smelting, refining, process loss, return on investment, and penalties for various elements, including beryllium, bismuth and nickel.
These values are for the estimated intrinsic metal content of recovered PC boards. Some consumers label such material as mid-value. Lower-value scrap includes monitor and television boards. Higher-value scrap includes network and video cards, and motherboards.
The average value of board scrap for the first four months of 2010 is $5.40 per pound, a 27.7 percent jump over the same period last year.