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What to Look for When Sourcing from an Independent Electronic Component Distributor

The stress of buying obsolete, allocated and hard-to-find electronic components from independent distributors is enormous. This is not only due to having to find products on time and on-budget, but also the uncertainty of buying authentic parts from unreliable independent distributors. In today’s uncertain market, as a buyer, you must ask yourself: “What should I look for when choosing an independent electronic component distributor for my most difficult and urgent procurement needs?”

The stress of buying obsolete, allocated and hard-to-find electronic components from independent distributors is enormous. This is not only due to having to find products on time and on-budget, but also the uncertainty of buying authentic parts from unreliable independent distributors.

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Lintech Components : A Long Standing I.D.E.A. Member

The Independent distributors of electronics association (IDEA), is a non profit trade assocation supported by a group of quality and ethically oriented independent distributors of electronic components. Lintech Components stands among an explusive group that has maintained membership to the association for over 5 years, and is dedicated to the advancement of industry ethics and integrity. Utilizing a comprehensive approach that focuses on programs and best practices that establish quality standards, IDEA provides the industry with the access to and sharing of relevant information.

The independent distributors of electronics association (IDEA), is a non-profit trade association supported by a group of quality and ethically oriented independent distributors of electronic components. Lintech Components stands among an exclusive group that has maintained membership to the association for over 5 years, and is dedicated to the advancement of industry ethics and integrity. 

 

The independent distributors of electronics association (IDEA), is a non-profit trade association supported by a group of quality and ethically oriented independent distributors of electronic components. Lintech Components stands among an exclusive group that has maintained membership to the association for over 5 years, and is dedicated to the advancement of industry ethics and integrity. Utilizing a comprehensive approach that focuses on programs and best practices that establish quality standards, IDEA provides the industry with the access to and sharing of rel

 
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IEMI Readies Its Anti-Counterfeit Plan

IEMI Readies Its Anti-Counterfeit Plan

The International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative, an association of semiconductor OEMs, claims to have new ways to keep counterfeit components out of your supply chain. If it doesn't, it won't be for lack of effort. First envisioned way back in 2011, the project called for companies to donate a small amount of staff time -- about three hours a week -- to analyzing data from supply chain operations. The goal was to identify where the fake goods were most likely to wiggle into the production process.At first they identified four types of products that appeared most appealing to counterfeiters.

 

 

 

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Anti-Counterfeit Movement Gains Momentum

Anti-counterfeit Movement Gains Momentum

 

Industry has done much to raise awareness about the dangers of counterfeit electronic components, but by and large engineers and procurement professionals remain concerned about how to combat the problem. A counterfeit components study from Penton Media’s Design Engineering and Sourcing Group identified these and other trends last summer, highlighting the growing counterfeit problem across the entire electronics supply chain.

 

 

 

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Foreign Attacks on US Commercial Information and Technology Continues to Rise

Cyber threats are currently the top issue on the minds of the Senate Armed Services Committee.  This only intensifies an already growing concern surrounding attacks on our commercial information and technologies, something the electronic component distributors and buyers have long been aware of. 

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Lintech Components has successfully completed the necessary requirements to become an AS6081 compliant distributor.

Lintech Components has successfully completed the necessary requirements to become an AS6081 compliant distributor.  This requirement will be the new standard for electronic component distributors to detect counterfeit components and develop as well as implement a counterfeit electronic parts control plan that documents its processes used for risk mitigation, disposition and reporting of counterfeit parts.   

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Electronic Component Counterfeit Incidents Continue To Rise

Electronic Component Counterfeit Incidents Continue To Rise

The state of the industry has changed in a few key ways that provide strong motivation to counterfeiters. Fake parts made to look real, substandard parts and scrapped parts that should have been destroyed by the manufacturer are all making their way back into the supply chain.

 

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Managing Your Supply Chain. A Must in Today's Market.

Managing your supply chain. A must in today's market.

The growing problem of counterfeiting threaten's the electronic components industry at every level of the supply chain.  The only way to control counterfeiting is to maintain control over your entire worldwide supply chain, which is next to impossible, especially when components are being outsourced from China and purchased from the open market via unreliable suppliers.  It is vital in today's market to verify and monitor your suppliers to reduce the risk of counterfeits.

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Implementing Quality Procurement

Lintech’s Vendor Management System has been developed for more than negotiating the lowest costs with our suppliers, it is about sourcing quality products first. Lintech has a strict supplier qualification and criteria to determine vendor selection.
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Supplying Quality Products

Lintech’s takes counterfeiting seriously. We have taken significant measures to ensure that we supply quality and authentic products with our state of the art counterfeit avoidance program in place, known as C.A.P.P.
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Providing Quality People

Our team is our most valuable resource and the main reason for Lintech’s success. For over 20 years our staff have developed solid relationships with corporate suppliers and customers. Our loyal customer base is due to a professional group of quality pe
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