Executive Briefings

Need to Combat the Counterfeit Threat in Electronics Goes Beyond Losing Money

The risk of counterfeit parts and products is no stranger to the semiconductor and electronics industry. Recent news spanning industries has underscored the reach of the problem of substandard, non-conforming and counterfeit parts in the wider, global supply chain.

The problem of such parts in the supply chain goes beyond a financial and legal issue; the failure of a part can have devastating, life-threatening and destructive consequences. The reason behind the continued presence of counterfeit, substandard and non-conforming parts, however, is unfortunately simple: opportunistic financial gain.

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Keywords: supply chain risk management, supply chain management, anti-counterfeiting and brand protection, electronics supply chain

The problem of such parts in the supply chain goes beyond a financial and legal issue; the failure of a part can have devastating, life-threatening and destructive consequences. The reason behind the continued presence of counterfeit, substandard and non-conforming parts, however, is unfortunately simple: opportunistic financial gain.

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Keywords: supply chain risk management, supply chain management, anti-counterfeiting and brand protection, electronics supply chain