Symposium on Counterfeit Parts and Materials

Technical Symposium and Expo: June 25-27, 2019
Workshops: June 27, 2019

College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
College Park, MD

Current Exhibitor List:

4 Star Electronics

4 Star Electronics  #10

Sourcing hard to find electronic components in the open market is like navigating through a wilderness, fraught with risks like counterfeit parts, faulty or damaged components as well as companies exhibiting unethical and fraudulent business practices. To survive these challenges and remain successful, your organization must be able to navigate through these challenging times. 4 Star Electronics is both your protector and tour guide through the wild. Founded in 2001, we are a quality focused industry leader in supplying hard to find, long lead-time, end-of-life (EOL) and obsolete electronic components. Our quality assurance department and in-house lab have been recognized as one of the industry leaders for our counterfeit mitigation program. The inspection process that we follow for all product is based on current industry standards and are performed in-house at our ANSI/ESD S20.20 certified lab, by IDEA-ICE-3000 certified inspectors using state of the art testing equipment. Additionally, we hold various quality system certifications, such as; AS9100D, ISO 9001:2015, FAA-AC00-56B, and IDEA-QMS-9090. Our 30,000 square foot facility houses over $50 million dollars of ready to ship in-stock electronic components from over 2800 different manufacturers. 4 Star has developed a proprietary global part search utility that provides instant access to our entire inventory network. If the parts that you require are not in our ready-to-ship inventory, we have access to over 100 million line items from our trusted vendor network that is comprised of inventory from manufacturers, franchise distributors, OEM/CM excess inventory, independent distributors and other approved global sources.

Advanced Component Testing

Advanced Component Testing  #9

Advanced Component Testing (ACT) is a highly accredited electrical test facility offering a wide range of inspection, testing and engineering services to multiple sectors. ACT engineers and technicians analyze, inspect and test new and legacy EEE devices and packages to MilSpec test methods, key industry standards, and specific customer requirements. ACT is one of a select few electrical testing and counterfeit detection labs to be ISO 17025 certified and to fully qualify as an AS6171 responsible tester. ACT has also earned Lab Suitability status as a QTSL test facility from the DLA: a testament to its high standards for consistency and reliability. ACT is located in Ronkonkoma, NY, and can be reached at 631-676-6390. Visit for more information.

American Electronic Resource, Inc.

American Electronic Resource, Inc.

AERI's mission is to keep our customers' production lines moving by providing authentic, quality electronic components, LCD's and hard drives.

Creative Electron, Inc.

Creative Electron, Inc.  #7

Creative Electron was founded in 2008 with a simple mission: to build the best x-ray inspection systems in the world. Our customers include business in the electronic sector in all stages of development: from the garage to Fortune 500 companies. We manufacture and distribute high performance, off the shelf and custom x-ray inspection systems used for quality assurance, material conformity, and counterfeit detection in a wide range of applications.

Electronic Components, Inc. dba eComp

Electronic Components, Inc. dba eComp  #13

eComp is your procurement specialist locating hard-to-find, obsolete and legacy components. Offering electronic component services including: IP solutions, component engineering, testing/authentication, AS6081 counterfeit mitigation testing as well as bill of material analysis. Also representing manufactured products for new or legacy designs. Our partners include: Lansdale, Total Parts Plus, Monzite and ASIC North. Established in 2000 we are HUBZone Certified, AS9120B Aerospace Certified and an ERAI member. eComp has an extensive test program library with capabilities for AC, DC parametric and functional evaluation and testing of a variety of devices from diodes and transistors to complex linear, LSI, VLSI technologies.

ERAI, Inc.

ERAI, Inc.  #12

Founded in 1995, ERAI, Inc. is a global information services organization that monitors, investigates, and reports issues affecting the global electronics supply chain across all segments of the industry. As the industry’s leading source of risk assessment tools, ERAI provides exclusive services and in-depth information that enable its members to perform industry-specific risk mitigation on suspect counterfeit, high-risk, and non-conforming parts and identify problematic suppliers and customers. Among ERAI's host of risk assessment tools is the world's largest database of suspect counterfeit and nonconforming electronic parts. This tool, alone, has fully changed the way in which sectors of the supply chain research, track, identify, purchase and sell material. It allows members to better mitigate risks in their procurement process, especially when dealing with end-of-life or obsolete parts. Additionally, ERAI has partnered to create InterCEPT, a web-based training program designed exclusively for the unique needs of the electronics industry, to tackle the challenges posed by counterfeit electronic parts by providing training for an organization’s employees. With a primary focus on counterfeit mitigation, InterCEPT classes feature a wide-range of topics from introducing employees to the complex supply chain, discussing government responses and regulations, and deep-dives into different counterfeit detection test methods.

Freedom Sales

Freedom Sales  #3

Global Sourcing, qualifying, sales, wholesale distribution of electronic components & other devices as well as AS6081 Certified Supplier.

Micross Clearwater

Micross Clearwater  #8

Counterfeit Mitigation Services Micross Clearwater is an independent third-party ITAR-Registered counterfeit mitigation lab that performs screening of customer-supplied components in accordance with AS6081 & AS6171 requirements; maintains an ISO 9001 registration and complies with ANSI/ESD-S20:20-2014. Our testing services provide an elevated level of assurance for contractors providing electronic components to the DoD, who are subject to DFARS 252.246.7007 and 7008. We offer comprehensive IC counterfeit mitigation utilizing multiple detection methods.

Nikon Metrology, Inc.

Nikon Metrology, Inc.  #6

Nikon Metrology offers the most complete and innovative metrology product portfolio, including state-of-the-art vision measuring instruments complemented with optical inspection and mechanical 3D metrology solutions. These reliable and innovative products respond to the advanced inspection requirements of manufacturers active in consumer, automotive, aerospace, electronics, medical and other industries. Nikon will be celebrating its 100th year anniversary in 2017 as a pioneer in optical technology development and product innovation.

Nokomis Inc.

Nokomis Inc.  #1

The Advance Detection of Electronic Counterfeits (ADEC) System consists of two primary components: The ADEC Sensor and the Integrated Antenna Enclosure (IAE). Key benefits of the ADEC System include: the detection of counterfeit anomalies in parts. ADEC detects counterfeit parts and verifies authentic parts. It can enhance military capability by removing substandard electronics from weapon systems. ADEC can prevent system failures, significant delays and redesigns and cost escalation.

North Shore Components, Inc.

North Shore Components, Inc.  #5

North Shore Components, Inc. is a leading Independent Distributor & Service Provider specializing in Counterfeit Mitigation Services

SemiDice, Inc.

SemiDice, Inc.  #4

SemiDice is the preferred global wafer and bare die component supplier to the microelectronic industry. SemiDice is the only global wafer processor with a High Reliability Division dedicated to providing bare die for medical, aerospace, defense and robust industrial applications. With its headquarters in Los Alamitos, CA and sales offices in the USA, United Kingdom and China, SemiDice is well-positioned to support customer requirements worldwide.

SMT Corporation

SMT Corporation  #2

SMT is an industry leader providing global sourcing for; obsolete and DMS-type electronic components and related peripherals; full-functional electronic testing and authentication test lab services. SMT’s (2) in-house component authentication labs as well as our in-house electrical test lab are certified to ISO/IEC 17025 as well as DLA’s QSLD & QTSL programs. Every order ships with a detailed inspection report fully documenting: Real-time X-ray; De-capsulation / De-lid & Die Verification; Resistance to Solvents; Heated Solvents; Solder-ability; XRF RoHs; Scanning Electron Microscopy; Mechanical Measurement and 100% visual inspection. We are Certified to: AS6081; AS9120A; ISO9001; ISO14001; ESD20.20; Honeywell SPOC-419; CCAP-101; Boeing CEPA; WBENC (woman-owned). Within our humidity-controlled and ESD-safe 72,000 square-foot purpose-built facility we stock over ½ billion electronic components representing over 600 major manufacturers including Actives, Passives, ICs, Connectors, LCD’s and network cards. Our Value-Add services include: DMS Component Sourcing & Supply; Authentication & Electrical / Functional Testing; Tape & Reel; Bake & Dry-Pack; Excess Asset Purchase, Consignment and Resale Programs.

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