Hard to Find Parts

Hard to Find Parts

STI Certified Electronics has been serving the electronics industry for over 25 years. We have earned a reputation for sourcing product, providing excellent service, and on time delivery. Our Global Sourcing Network includes access to the top five Contract Manufacturers in the world. We built relationships with these major manufacturers to provide our customers access to there excess inventory at competitive prices.

We have sourcing partnerships with OEM Manufacturers, Franchised Distributors and the STI Certified Electronics Customer Network in North America, Mexico, Europe, Asia and South America. Additionally, STI Certified Electronics has an inventory of 400,000 line items and a Vendor Managed Inventory of $100M+ under management to match your requirements. 

We work for you 24 hours a Day around the globe, bringing you access to inventory of hard to find components at the best price. Our internal Global Procurement System is able to locate excess inventory in supplier’s stock real time, no matter where they are located in the world. This allows our team to search for stock and reply with price and availability information in a timely manner regardless of where our supplier is located.

Counterfeit Detection Program

Quality is the foundation of our Global Full Service Component Supply business. Today there are unique challenges working with supplier to source hard to find parts. STI Certified Electronics unique counterfeit detection program starts with a companywide awareness of the problems plaguing the electronics industry. All STI Certified Electronics Procurement Specialists and Product Inspectors are trained to identify counterfeit parts and to collect information on potential suppliers in a logical and scientific manner.

The most important step in the process is to follow our ISO 9001-2008 guidelines for evaluating and qualifying existing and new vendors. It is essential that STI Certified Electronics qualify vendors that can support traceability for everything we procure. We need to provide our customers’ traceability back to the manufacturer.

STI Certified Electronics has a five step program to eliminate counterfeit parts which includes

  1. Employee Training and Awareness
  2. Stringent Vendor Selection
  3. Documentation audit, verification, tracking and control
  4. Thirty (30) point visual inspection
  5.  Sample Electrical Test

The systematic incoming quality control process starts with validating markings and packaging through functional testing that will validate the most important functions stated in the product specification.