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Anti-Counterfeiting | Real Talk Ft. Ken Greenwood From Rochester Electronics Part 3/3 | Ep 27


Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Tune in to Real Talk with Rob Tavi and Rochester Electronics Part 3/3 ft. Ken Greenwood as we dive into the world of counterfeit components and the ant-counterfeiting efforts in place to mitigate the risk of counterfeits entering electronics manufacturers supply chain. Discover how counterfeit components enter the market through not only open market sourcing, but also recycled or returned into authorized distributor supply chains and the organized efforts the industry takes to help reduce the impact. With an increased difficulty in detecting counterfeits, ISO/AS Quality Standards and Testing has enabled Authorized Distributors such as Rochester and IBS Electronics to more effectively support manufactures anti-counterfeiting efforts.

Ken Greenwood is the Technical Sales Manager EMEA for Rochester Electronics. He has over 30 years of experience in the Electronics Industry working in Strategic Sourcing roles at Nortel World-wide and Matra Comms France before moving into Sales and Field Applications Management roles in the Connectors and RF/Microwave markets. In his current role, Ken provides a vital interface between Rochester’s Supply partners and the market: tracking and highlighting lead-times and supply issues; and matching market needs with Rochester’s instant stock, or our long-term manufacturing abilities.

Rochester Electronics is the world’s largest continuous source of semiconductors–100% Authorized by over 70 leading semiconductor manufacturers. As an original manufacturer stocking distributor, Rochester has over 15 billion devices in stock encompassing more than 200,000-part numbers, providing the world’s most extensive range of end-of-life (EOL) semiconductors and broadest range of active semiconductors.

As a licensed semiconductor manufacturer, Rochester has manufactured over 20,000 device types. With over 12 billion die in stock, Rochester has the capability to manufacture over 70,000 device types. Rochester offers a full range of manufacturing services including Design, Wafer Processing, Assembly, Test, Reliability, and IP Archiving providing single solutions through to full turnkey manufacturing, enabling faster time-to-market.

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