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New Pentagon Policy Helps Combat Counterfeit Semiconductors

Posted By George Karalias on May 27, 2014

Recently, and on the heels of an indictment accusing a Coos Bay, Ore. defense contractor of supplying counterfeit truck and helicopter parts to the US Military, the SIA has applauded a newly finalized Department of Defense (DoD) rule that reduces the risk of counterfeit semiconductor products being used by our military. The DoD rule addresses [...]

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Extension Of Life

Posted By George Karalias on May 16, 2014

  Sometimes we need to compare things to the simplest things that surround us. With this in mind, how is the re-creation of a semiconductor similar to the air we breathe? Think about this: what if scientists were to discover that one of the critical components of the air we breathe…the very thing that keeps [...]

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A Look Into Rochester’s Factory Authorized Safety Stock (FASSt™) Program.

Posted By George Karalias on May 5, 2014

Did you know that Rochester Electronics has active devices? Rochester’s FASSt ™ (Factory Authorized Safety Stock) is for times when active devices are not available from traditional authorized distributors or have a long factory lead time. Rochester’s Safety Stock is a valuable asset to customers who need an immediate solution when semiconductors are in limited [...]