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Developing an "Authorized Distributor" Seal of Approval

04.15.2014 // Michael Knight in Industry Conditions

Bill Garcia

Thanks to the Internet, it is easier than ever to find electronic components. And though the various sources of parts really have not changed since the early days of the industry, a snazzy website can make even the least reputable reseller look like a fully legitimate, trustworthy source.

What every buyer is after is guaranteed, genuine, factory-original parts fully warranted by the manufacturer, with dependable delivery and the best price available. Much has been written about the growing proliferation of counterfeit parts in the supply chain and the safeguard that comes from sticking with factory authorized distributors, but...

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