Our Company Blog

Travis Thoman

Recent Posts

Passionate Testimony - DoD Counterfeit Components DFARS Case2012-D055

Posted by Travis Thoman on Jul 24, 2013 10:23:00 AM

Secure ComponentsOn June 28th our COO, Stephan Halper, and I attended a public meeting in Washington, DC sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense to allow industry professionals to voice their ideas and concerns over  DRARS Case 2012-D055 legislation, which will impact how the defense industry deals with the counterfeit component epidemic the industry faces within its supply chain. 

Read More

Topics: Travis Thoman

DLA's QTSL Certification Adds Aggressive Defense Against Counterfeit Microcircuits

Posted by Travis Thoman on Jun 19, 2013 2:53:00 PM

DLA QualifiedAerospace and Defense distributor Secure Components LLC has successfully completed the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) Qualified Testing Supplier List (QTSL) assessment and is now qualified to sell Federal Stock Classes (FSC) 5961 (Semiconductor Devices) and 5962 (Microcircuits) to the DLA. The 2-day assessment took place at Secure Components' corporate offices in Norristown, PA and was performed by DLA inspectors from Land and Maritime. The audit scrutinized Secure Components' Business & Quality Management System (BQMS) and their Counterfeit Avoidance Plan (CAP). The audit confirmed that Secure Components is compliant with the JEDEC standard JESD31 (General Requirements for Distributors of Military Semiconductor Devices), the JESD625 (Requirements for Handling Electrostatic-Discharge-Sensitive (ESDS) Devices), and is qualified to deliver material to the DLA. The QTSL certification further validates the effectiveness and robustness of the BQMS and CAP created and implemented by Secure Components.

Read More

Topics: Travis Thoman