Colorado Springs, Colorado (PRWEB) March 29, 2013
On April 19, 2013, Gary Shade will be presenting at the ERAI conference at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida at 9:45 to 10:15 and again at 1:45 to 2:15. Mr. Shade’s presentation is entitled: “Contrasting Quality Inspections and Engineering Inspection for Counterfeit Detection” and addresses when the extra incurred cost of involving engineering in component authenticity inspection is warranted.
Gary Shade and Insight Analytical Labs have been involved with Component Authenticity since 2007. Gary has been invited to speak on the topic several times since, and has been one of the founders of IAL-Component Assurance, IAL’s subsidiary in Oldsmar, FL dedicated to authenticity inspections. Gary has also served as the ISTFA Co-Chair of the Counterfeit Electronics session for the past 3 years. Gary's current position at IAL is V.P. of Engineering and Project Manager, which allows him to practice hands-on FA while developing new techniques and assist in training.
Insight Analytical Labs is an electronic failure analysis company specializing in semiconductor, circuit board, discretes, MEMS and IC failure analyses. Additional information on the company can be found on the internet at http://www.ial-fa.com.
ERAI is a global information services organization that monitors, investigates, reports and mediates issues that are affecting the global supply chain of electronics. ERAI is the industry's leading source of risk assessment information and insight enabling companies to analyze risk mitigation on vendors, customers and parts. As an organization, it utilizes the power of partnership by uniting its Members through data sharing and knowledge, which in turn provides critical information services to its Members.