Newark element14 ensures delivery of genuine components to customers

Distributor announces compliance with SAE Aerospace Standard AS6496

Newark element14 is pleased to announce its compliance with AS6496, Fraudulent/Counterfeit Electronic Parts; Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition which ensures delivery of genuine components for customers. Compliance with the SAE Aerospace Standard means that Newark element14 can guarantee the delivery of authorized genuine components to their customers across the globe from over 3,000 suppliers.

Recent years have seen a significant increase in the volume of fraudulent or counterfeit electronic parts entering the aerospace supply chain. The AS6496 standard is the latest SAE International standard in its kind, for dealing with counterfeit electronics in authorized distribution. The SAE Aerospace Standard (AS) identifies the requirements for mitigating counterfeit products in the Authorized Distribution supply chain by the Authorized Distributor.

Dan Hill, President of Newark element14 says: “Newark element14 has always strived to ensure 100% genuine products for its customers. We are delighted to confirm our compliance with the SAE Aerospace Standard AS6496 as this provides our customers within the Aerospace industry and beyond with an even greater level of confidence in their supply chain.”

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Premier Farnell is a global technology leader with over 80 years in the high service distribution of technology products and solutions for electronic system design, production, maintenance and repair. Premier Farnell uses this experience to support its broad customer base, from hobbyists to engineers, maintenance engineers and buyers as ‘The Development Distributor’, working with leading brands and start-ups to develop new products for market, and supporting the industry as it seeks to develop the current and next generation of engineers.

Premier Farnell is a business unit of Avnet, Inc., (NYSE:AVT). Premier Farnell trades as Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. The Premier Farnell Group is supported by a global supply chain of more than 3,500 suppliers and has an extensive inventory profile developed to anticipate and meet the needs of innovative customers everywhere.

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