According to IHS, the premier source for in depth information on electronic component statistics, counterfeit component deliveries should be on the rise. Their previous data from years past clearly displays that as demand for components grow and lead times stretch out, the amount of counterfeits increases at an increased magnitude. This year that perfect storm is occurring. If your company has not already prepared to make it impossible for counterfeits to end up in your products, contact one of our experts to find out how we can help. Don’t wait until it is too late.
Robb Hammond is the President of AERI and the former chair of the Aerospace Industry’s Counterfeit Electronic Components Mitigation Standard for independent distributors, AS6081, which has become one of the industry’s most respected documents, as well as being adopted by the Department of Defense. Robb is one of the foremost thought leaders in the industry on counterfeit detection and speaks regularly at conferences around the globe.