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How a Salesman Became a Freak About Quality Control

Posted by Jesse Silverman, Esq. on May 7, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Sitting behind a desk all day far removed from the manufacturing lines of a large OEM or prime defense contractor has the potential to leave you a bit numb to the reality that the less than glamorous nut or bolt or washer you are quoting is in reality a crucial part of a larger assembly relied upon by the men and women CRASHwho operate the final product. Similarly, the quality codes that appear on the RFQ you receive are not cumbersome hurdles simply there to make your life more difficult. They are there to ensure that the parts you send to your client are in fact capable of withstanding the rigors, stress, heat, vibrations and other harsh treatment they’ll be subject to in application.

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Google at Your Own Risk: Counterfeit Parts and Vendors In the Shadows

Posted by Jesse Silverman, Esq. on May 18, 2013 10:02:00 AM

GoogleWorking in supply chain, we’ve all been there. You have an AOG requirement and are desperate to find the part. For the purposes of this example let’s say we’re talking about a connector. The connector was obsoleted three years ago and is not available from either the OEM or franchise. Enterprising buyer that you are, you launch your web browser of choice, enter the part number into a search engine and are relieved to see that there are pages upon pages of results showing vendor upon vendor as having stock.

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