Fort Worth, Texas – November 12, 2013 – Leading global electronics distributors TTI, Inc., Mouser Electronics and Sager Electronics have partnered as local Texas sponsors for the upcoming SAE Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium – South presented by SAE International. The symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in Irving, Texas.
This powerful one-day event will address the increasing challenges facing aerospace and defense manufacturers caused by counterfeit parts entering the supply chain.
The symposium will provide a technical forum for procurement and quality professionals, supply chain managers, component engineers and others to openly explore the topics of identification, risk assessment, avoidance protocols, test methodologies and compliance.
Phil Zulueta, Chair of the SAE G-19 Counterfeit Avoidance Standards Committee is slated to deliver the keynote address. A series of panel discussions is scheduled with top thought leaders within the industry, government and military segments.
TTI, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized, specialty distributor of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components and the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronic manufacturers worldwide. Broader and deeper inventory, leading-edge products and custom supply chain solutions have established TTI as the leading specialist in electronic component distribution. Globally, the company maintains 1.2 million cubic feet of dedicated warehouse space containing over 850,000 component part numbers. Along with its subsidiaries, Mouser Electronics and Sager Electronics, TTI employs more than 4,300 employees and is represented in over 100 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information about TTI, visit www.ttiinc.com