What To Consider When Researching Electronic Component Distributors

Electronic components are vital in all areas of production ranging from the medical field to various military systems. Working with a professional distributor for electronic components is beneficial to any company, no matter what industry you are in. Finding the right distributor takes time and careful research. It is important to understand what factors matter most in a company when shopping around for a distributor and research as much as you can on the company’s experience and background.

One of the biggest things to consider when comparing Electronic Component Distributors is the inventory. A distributor with an extensive inventory, including obsolete or hard to find components, can offer options to its clients and eliminate the need for clients to commit to more than one distributor at a time. The product quality within an inventory is also critical in making your decision. Knowing that the items a company offers are made with state-of-the-art, authentic materials is essential to your success. When an electronic is made with less than standard materials, or is produced as a counterfeit duplicate, you are putting your business and your clients at risk. Counterfeit items lead to a loss of funds in the long run and can endanger the final consumer if the item is defective.

Because of the constant rise in counterfeit production, investigating a distributor’s counterfeit detection and analysis methods is also important prior to making a final decision. Reputable and reliable distributors will examine each item that enters their supply chain for authenticity. Detection methods vary from X-ray screening, outside lab testing, microscopy, and the latest in DNA technology. Another factor to consider is whether or not the distributor offers consignment services, where you can sell your excess items. Through consignment, you will still retain ownership on excess items until they are sold. These services allow companies to manage excess inventory in a way that still returns some sort of profit.

Long Island-based Harry Krantz Company is one of the largest Electronic Component Distributors in the world today, specializing mostly in military components. With more than 70 years of experience in the industry, the professionals at Harry Krantz Company strive to provide dedicated and personal service. Through proper quality management, secure item analysis and careful inventory management, Harry Krantz Company remains at the top of the electronic industry.

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