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OCM

Component Manufacturer
Original Component Manufacturer

An entity that designs and/or engineers a part and is pursuing or has obtained the intellectual property rights to that part. 1. The part and/or its packaging is typically identified with the OCM’s trademark. 2. OCMs may contract out the manufacturing and/or distribution of their product. 3. Different OCMs may supply product for the same application or to a common specification.
Source: SAE Aerospace Standard AS6081 Fraudulent/Counterfeit Electronic Parts: Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition – Distributors