Pete Shopp, Mouser Senior Vice President of Business Operations, says: "This site is dedicated to communicating with our customers our commitment and other relevant topics concerning Authorised Distribution. Mouser strongly supports all efforts to help the industry identify and avoid counterfeit parts.
"Our customers can be confident that Mouser Electronics takes every possible precaution to ensure they are receiving authorised, genuine components. Our commitment to delivering authorised genuine components for our customers across the globe is central to our business. We have adopted multiple safeguards and quality control standards to provide customers with full traceability on the commercial components sold."
The new resource site contains details about Mouser's quality assurance, Mouser's Anti-Counterfeit Control Plan as well as specifics about AS9100C Certification. There are also easy links to the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA), the latest information about SAE Anti-Counterfeiting, and notices of upcoming anti-counterfeiting conferences.
Also featured is a new blog by Mouser's own Chuck Amsden, a well-known authority on compliance issues and counterfeit part mitigation. Amsden is a frequent speaker on counterfeit and compliance issues at events nationally and internationally. Amsden, who has more than 25 years of quality assurance and compliance experience, directs Mouser's quality assurance staff and assures that the company's distribution operations comply with industry and company standards. He has helped lead Mouser into obtaining top industry certifications.
As an AS9100C distributor, Mouser's support of this new resource as well as the company's support and sponsorship of SAE International events, underscores Mouser's dedication to leading the fight against counterfeit products.
As an ongoing commitment to providing authorised genuine components, Mouser holds the industry's highest certifications for policy procedures, including AS9100C/ISO 9001:2008. Established as the industry's gold standard for quality and control, AS9100C is a quality management certification that assures the distribution of high-quality components by providing traceability, risk management, process control, customer support, product availability and completeness of documentation. To further support AS9100C, Mouser Electronics has developed and implemented programmes that see to the continuous monitoring and improvement of customer satisfaction. Mouser also is an ECIA (Electronic Components Industry Association) and CEDA (China Electronics Distributor Alliance) authorised distributor.
Please visit www.mouser.com/anticounterfeitparts to learn more about anti-counterfeiting and authorised distribution.