WARRENDALE, Pa., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The increase of counterfeit parts entering the supply chain is causing serious challenges for aerospace and defense manufacturers on a global level. To address this critical time-sensitive issue, SAE International and TTI, Inc. have partnered to present the first "SAE 2012 Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium." This powerful one-day educational and networking event will be held Friday, November 2, 2012, in Phoenix, AZ.
Attendees will discuss the challenges of this issue through an open forum environment and learn about the negative impact that counterfeit electronic parts are having on business, and the current processes in place to mitigate this growing problem.
The premier sponsor of the symposium is TTI, Inc., headquartered in Fort Worth, TX. TTI is recognized as the leading global authorized distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components.
The symposium will also feature a keynote address and panel discussions from top thought leaders within the industry, government and military segments as well as technical sessions focusing on identification, risk assessment, avoidance protocols, test methodologies and compliance.
For more information on the event, visit http://www.sae.org/events/cpas/; or contact SAE International Customer Service: 1-877-606-7323 (U.S. and Canada only) or 1-724-776-4970 (outside U.S. and Canada), or email [email protected].
To request press credentials, call 1-724-772-8522 or email [email protected].
The "SAE 2012 Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium" will be co-located with the:
About SAE International
SAE International is a global association of more than 133,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.
About TTI, Inc.
TTI, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty distributor of passive, interconnect, electromechanical and discrete components. TTI is the distributor of choice for electronic manufacturers worldwide. TTI's extensive product line includes: resistors, capacitors, connectors, potentiometers, trimmers, magnetic circuit protection, filters, relays, switches, sensors and discrete semiconductor devices. TTI is recognized as the industry leader in service and quality and provides a broad array of supply chain services to its customer base. TTI, along with its subsidiary Mouser Electronics, employs more than 3,500 people with over 100 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
Contact: Shawn Andreassi, SAE International, via [email protected] or call 1-724-772-8522.
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