Corporate sponsors

ERAI would like to thank the following sponsors of the 2012 Executive Conference:

Platinum Sponsor
Crestwood Technology Group
ERAI Member since 2003
Our primary commitment at CTG is to provide 100% customer satisfaction through proven quality assurance and "on-time, every time" delivery of certified authentic parts and equipment from inventories that are new, in stock, factory-fresh, immediately available, and ready to ship. CTG business practices and policies are rooted in our commitment to meet customer demands. This begins with a foundation of strict quality assurance of all inventories in accordance with certified International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2000 quality procedures which include 100% compliance to the Aerospace Standardization (AS) 9120 standard as well as compliance to the American National Standards Institute/Electrostatic Discharge Association (ANSI/ESD) Control Program ANSI/ESD-S20.20-2007.

Our responsive sales and customer service staff set us apart from other stocking distributors. CTG's Rapid Quote and 24/7 Inventory Search features enable our clients to meet their urgent and critical component and equipment requirements.

Gold Sponsor
4 Star Electronics
ERAI Member since 2002
Based in San Clemente, Orange County, California, 4 Star Electronics is the industry leading supplier of obsolete electronic components. Since our inception in 2001, we have been recognized as one of the fastest growing electronic component distributors in the industry by Dunn & Bradstreet 4 years in a row. We have been able to meet market demand by utilizing our in-stock inventory and global network of suppliers to reduce procurement cycles, lower transaction costs and provide quality electronic components at competitive prices. We have quickly become the go to company when our customers are unable to fulfill their requirements through the normal franchise channels. We understand that our customers need more than a supplier; they need a strategic partner in their supply chain, so we strive to be that and more.

Silver Sponsor
Complete Contact CRM
ERAI Member since 2009
Complete Contact CRM is a strategically designed contact manager optimized for robust performance, functionality and speed. Complete Contact CRM incorporates many advanced features while providing increased efficiency and sales. It does this by improving the day-to-day productivity, sales tracking and processing efficiency while increasing customer satisfaction.

Complete Contact CRM delivers exceptional functionality and value by incorporating advanced contact management with requirements tracking, quote development, ordering, procurement, automated processes communication, scheduling, and reporting. Complete Contact CRM automatically ensures complete records and precise data with it's enforced data integrity rules. Additional security prevents unrestricted changes with optional read-only views of critical data.

Bronze Sponsor
Chip One Exchange GmbH & Co. KG
ERAI Member since 2002
Chip 1 Exchange is a global leading, independent distributor of electronic components. We are operating as a link between manufacturers and global distributors of electronic components since more than 10 years. We serve clients ranging from end users to manufacturers and global distributors. We source electronic components on behalf of our clients and are specialized in purchasing and marketing their excess inventory as well. Our global suppliers consist of IC-manufacturers, authorized distributors and qualified independent distributors.

Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Astute Electronics
ERAI Member since 2001
Astute Electronics lives by a Key Promise: to provide the customer what they want: Quality, Service and Reliability. At Astute, we are an Electronic Components distributors and both Global and UK parts suppliers. Our sales offices include locations in England, Scotland, US and China. Our expertise provides the very best in Procurement, Engineering, Logistics, Finance, Programme Managers and QA We have developed relationships with some of the worlds leading Electronic OEM’s and EMS providers’ alike, providing services in obsolescence management, buffer stocking and price-supported contracts.

Beverage Sponsor
Component Trends
ERAI Member since 2004
Don Baker founded Component Trends in 2003, with the simple philosophy "we could do better".

Since then Component Trends has developed into a professional electronics supply chain services company. Component Trends specializes in the acquisition and management of component data, substandard parts, risk mitigation, component procurement and excess inventory management and sales.

Breakfast & Lunch Sponsor
Harry Krantz Co Inc
ERAI Member since 1996
The Harry Krantz Company provides solutions to the most challenging inventory-driven problems, including DMS, end-of-life, legacy program support and excess inventory management. We provide logistics, warehousing and consignment solutions to bring the broadest range of supply services to our customers.

Breakfast Sponsor
Insight Analytical Labs / IAL-Component Assurance
ERAI Member since 2012
IAL-FA is an ISO 9001:2008 certified electronics failure analysis lab specializing in uncovering the root cause of defects in integrated circuits, semiconductors, discrete components, PCBs, and PCAs. But we don't stop there; we provide recommendations for solving the problem as well. All our services are customized to our customer needs.

IAL was founded almost 20 years ago and is located at the foot of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Colorado. As its reputation for quality work and satisfied customer base spread, the company grew to serve customers all over the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Asia.

IAL Component Assurance (IAL-CA) works with their customers to verify the authenticity of components that cannot be traced to the original manufacturer. IAL-CA is a 3rd party inspection facility that is the capstone in your Supply Chain Risk Mitigation program. From its conception, IAL-CA was designed to provide fast-turn, low-priced services for electronics distributors, OEMs, and aerospace/military customers that want to ensure the devices they incorporate into their systems are legitimate. IAL-CA is located just outside of Tampa, FL.