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4 Star Electronics, Inc. Receives CCAP-101 Certification

San Clemente, CA, June 22, 2011 - CTI recently audited 4 Star Electronics, Inc. and found their QC processes worthy of the CCAP 101 certification.

San Clemente, California, June 20, 2011 – 4 Star Electronics, Inc. achieves CCAP-101 Certification from the Components Technology Institute.

4 Star Electronics, Inc., an independent stocking distributor of electronic components, has continued its investment in Quality Assurance processes to ensure that its customers receive only the highest quality and most dependable parts in the industry. 4 Starís QC department is equipped with the most sophisticated counterfeit detection capabilities available, such as; X-Ray Analysis, XRF Testing, Chemical & Mechanical De-capsulation, and Electrical Testing. This, coupled with a staff of highly trained and certified counterfeit detection specialists, enabled 4 Star to demonstrate to CTI that it was capable of certifying parts to the standards set forth in the CCAP-101 Certification program.

With counterfeits continuing to be an increasing problem in the supply chain, 4 Starís CCAP-101 Certification shows its commitment to selling only the highest quality components, and gives its customers further reassurance when specifying CCAP certified components.

What is the CCAP 101 Certification?

The Counterfeit Components Avoidance Program is a Training and Certification Program developed for Independent Distributors, which establishes mandatory controls, inspections, and tests for the detection and avoidance of counterfeit components.†This due diligence program is mandatory for Independent Distributors to become Certified to CCAP-101 and provide their customers with CCAP-101 Certified devices.

About Components Technology Institute, Inc.

CTI is a multi-discipline company providing engineering and consulting services, training courses, and component conferences.†The CTI staff has over 150 years of experience in the fields of components engineering, technology, R&D, acquisition, quality, and reliability assurance.†The company was founded by Mr. Leon Hamiter, who spent 23 years at NASA as the Chief Engineer of their components program. Mr. Hamiter is recognized throughout the US, Europe, and Japan as an expert in components technology.†CTI regularly conducts electronic component conferences, training seminars, and workshops throughout the USA. More information can be found on their website

About 4 Star Electronics, Inc.

4 Star Electronics is a leading independent electronic components distributor, specializing in hard to find and obsolete electronic components, such as semiconductors and microcircuits. Headquartered in San Clemente, California, 4 Star currently stocks over 150,000 electronic components in their 35,000 square foot ANSI/ESD-S20.20 certified facility.

4 Star Electronics holds various quality system certifications, such as AS9120A, ISO 9001:2008, FAA-AC00-56A, IDEA-STD-1010B, IDEA-ICE-3000, AS6081, AS6171, AS5553 and ISO14001. They are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to aid in the detection of sub-standard and counterfeit electronic components. 4 Star Electronics is certified as a CCAP-101 distributor, a Defense Logistics Agency QSLD & QTSL supplier, and is also a member of IDEA, ERAI, GIDEP, ASA, and the SMTA.

For more information, please contact:

4 Star Electronics, Inc.
930 Calle Negocio, Suite C
San Clemente CA† 92673
Main: 949-240-8500
Sales: 949-276-5225
Fax: 949-240-8503
Email: [email protected]

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