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AS9120B Quality Management Standard Achieved


Component Sense is delighted to announce that as part of our ongoing commitment to our customers we have been officially certified to the AS9120B standard which includes ISO 9001:2015 quality management system (QMS). This is a requirement for stockist distributors of parts related specifically to the aerospace and defence industry and in addition is also a sought after standard for supplying the automotive industry. Our Quality Manager embarked on the AS9120B journey in March 2018 and managed the project working closely with all internal departments and United Registrar of Systems (URS) certification body. It was clear from the outset...

US Legislation Updated to Continue Tackling Counterfeit Parts in Defence Supply Chain


Counterfeiting operations are getting more sophisticated around the world. If you end up buying counterfeit products as a manufacturer the risk is the integrity of your product. Your product could hit the marketplace with a potentially inferior device within it which could result in early failure and product recalls with huge costs to your company. The consequences could be catastrophic and must be avoided at all costs. You can imagine in the military, if you are handling radar or navigation systems or running aircraft, for instance, the risk of using counterfeit products would be potentially life threatening. Over and above...

Why are we confident to offer a 12 month guarantee?


The quality of electronic components begins with the source. We have full traceability back to the manufacturer via our Tier 1 suppliers. Knowing exactly where the stock has come from is essential in the fight against counterfeit. Even though we only buy from trusted, traceable sources we do not take the quality of our products for granted. We still adhere to our stringent anti-counterfeit procedures which surpass IDEA-ICE-3000 standards. Our personnel are highly trained in anti-counterfeit detection techniques and we have an extensive library of known good devices. We have enormous confidence in the products we sell allowing us to...

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