NAPLES, Fla., Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of our ongoing efforts to improve our customers' experience with ERAI, Inc., we are pleased to announce the launch of our new and greatly improved website. Along with a more contemporary design, changes have been made to the site-wide navigation to help members and visitors find the information they need faster. The new erai.com boasts a number of features designed to improve the site's overall usability and organization, and now also includes a responsive design optimized for mobiles and tablets.
"I'm extremely proud to unveil ERAI's new website design," said ERAI's Vice President Kristal Snider. "We wanted to capture the true character of ERAI. Our name and corporate image are widely recognized. People know what we do; we believe it is equally important they know who we are and what we stand for. We want our peers to get to know us and, in doing so, they will uncover the value of doing business with ERAI Members."
Highlights of the redesign include:
- Suspect Counterfeit and Nonconforming Part Photo Library - An ERAI exclusive!
This new feature provides Members with a vast library of photographs contained within part reports culled directly from ERAI's High Risk & Suspect Counterfeit Parts Database and is searchable by nonconformance type. In one search, our library quickly provides photographic examples of more than 75 different nonconformances from suspect counterfeit and high risk part reports.
- High Risk & Suspect Counterfeit Parts Advanced Search
ERAI's High Risk & Suspect Counterfeit Parts Database can now be searched using multiple criteria: part number, manufacturer, a date range during which a part was reported and/or specific nonconformance(s) (one or more from a list of over 75 different nonconformances amassed in the ERAI High Risk & Suspect Counterfeit Parts Database) contained in the report. Filters for suspect counterfeit and nonconforming parts and reports containing images can also be used to refine your search results.
- Report a Part Submission Enhancements
When submitting a part, companies can now view ERAI's list of nonconformances commonly identified in our High Risk Parts & Suspect Counterfeit Database. Part submissions can now easily be tagged with the nonconformance(s) contained therein by simply selecting the relevant nonconformance(s) from a list, attaching relevant photos and test reports (if available) and clicking on the submit button.
- Part Sourcing for all Members
All members can now access the ERAI Member-only part sourcing database. Further your relationship-driven model by sourcing from companies also using ERAI's services.
Now available to all companies, regardless of ERAI membership status. You can easily start an escrow through our website and still receive ERAI's personalized service at competitive rates.
- ERAI Blog
ERAI's perspective and helpful tips on a wide assortment of topics relative to the electronics industry.
- ERAI Toolbox
Our resource center features a wide variety of information regarding counterfeit parts, government regulations, ERAI's INSIGHT newsletter, our new blog, glossary of commonly used industry terms and industry news. The toolbox will soon be expanded to include other industry-related topics and aims to provide data and information combed from different sources to provide a reference guide and training tool for the latest supply chain issues.
"Our objective was to create a user friendly, data rich resource that adds value, increases awareness relative to key industry issues and that saves our members time and money. We believe the new site achieves all of these goals." - Mark Snider, ERAI President
ERAI, Inc. is a global information services organization that monitors, investigates, and reports issues affecting the global electronics supply chain. Since 1995, ERAI tools and services have assisted buyers and sellers from all sectors of the supply chain in preventing loss by mitigating risk in the material purchasing process. As the industry's leading source of risk assessment tools, ERAI provides exclusive services and in-depth information that enable its members to perform industry-specific risk mitigation on suspect counterfeit, high-risk, and non-conforming parts and identify problematic suppliers and customers. With the world's largest database of non-conforming material, ERAI is leading the fight against the sale of counterfeit and high-risk components and promoting a higher level of awareness via data-sharing, education, training and networking.
Contact: Kristal Snider, 239-261-6268, [email protected]
SOURCE ERAI, Inc.