ERAI: Electronic Supply Chain Counterfeit Reporting and Avoidance
ERAI's database of reported counterfeit parts and has been providing tools and services to buyers and sellers from all sectors of the electronic supply chain for more than 25 years. With a focus on preventing loss by minimizing risk during the material purchasing process, ERAI offers counterfeit components avoidance resources and counterfeit parts mitigation training required for organizations to fulfill requirements in their counterfeit prevention policies and industry standards.
Along with the world’s largest database of counterfeit electronic parts, ERAI’s risk assessment tools enable you to:
Report nonconforming and counterfeit electronic parts
Search our companies database to screen high-risk suppliers and perform customer analysis
Search a vast photo library of electronic parts by specific nonconformance types
Train and certify employees on counterfeit part mitigation, detection and avoidance
Source in-stock electronic parts exclusively from ERAI Members
Benefits of ERAI Services
With the boom in e-commerce and online trading over the last few years, it's become crucial to carefully vet and monitor your suppliers to avoid the likelihood of severe repercussions from the purchase and/or sale of counterfeit electronic parts. ERAI's membership can provide you with that extra security by connecting you to a global network of like-minded businesses that strive to eliminate the sale of counterfeit electronic parts.
Additionally, ERAI offers the InterCEPT counterfeit parts training program to give members the extra tools they need to avoid and detect counterfeit electronic components. With a focus on counterfeit parts prevention, InterCEPT classes provide employees with information and knowledge on your schedule via our online web-based platform. InterCEPT classes range from beginner overviews to job function-specific comprehensive reviews focused on helping your organization mitigate counterfeit parts.
Counterfeit techniques and, accordingly, detection methods and avoidance best practices, are constantly changing and evolving. One of the most important benefits that ERAI members receive is a constant influx of alerts, news and updates that assist organizations in maintaining the integrity of their chain of supply.
Who We Work With
Although we serve clients across a wide range of fields, high reliability, life-critical and obsolete part-dependent organizations benefit most from ERAI’s anti-counterfeiting solutions. ERAI’s tools are an essential part of any organization’s counterfeit mitigation program, especially for government agencies and private companies in the medical, nuclear, aerospace, defense and automotive sectors.