Counterfeit Components Concerns Arise as Lead Times Increase
by CTrends Admin on Jun 5, 2018
EBN Reports that “Component Shortages Exacerbate Counterfeit Worries. Component shortages are keeping engineers and supply chain professionals alike up at night. Further, the desperation to keep the flow of supply moving, many organizations are tempted to go to alternate, unauthorized sources. Although understandable, it may exacerbate the already real problem of counterfeit parts.”
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