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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Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

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