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How data standards can transform supply chains into supply circles

An employee collects parts from spare stock compartment to assemble switchgears inside the plant of Schneider Electric Infrastructure Ltd. on the outskirts of Vadodara in Gujarat, India, November 5, 2015. Central bank data shows that loans to medium-sized industrial companies were down 10 percent by mid September, compared to the start of the financial year in April. Loans to small companies dropped more than 3 percent in the period. Picture taken November 5, 2015. To match INDIA-INDUSTRY/ REUTERS/Amit

Better data processing and utilisation are crucial for embracing circular economy principles Image: REUTERS/Amit Dave

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Head of marketing, Machine Compare
Benjamin Findlay
CEO, Machine Compare
David Stroud
COO, Machine Compare
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