CTrends is a Trusted Supplier of Electronic Components and Technology.  We are an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Small Business # 37941 that is DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement) compliant with Industry Leading Certifications for Aerospace and Qualified as a QSLD (Qualified Suppliers List of Distributors) and QTSL (Qualified Testing Suppliers List) supplier vetted by the DLA (Defense Logistics Agency) with an in-house test laboratory for risk mitigation of counterfeit parts.  We are also recognized as a Top 50 Electronics Distributor by Source Today since 2012. 

Quality products and services are a hallmark of CTrends, where customers receive support in every phase of the product development process. As a hybrid authorized electronic components distributor, CTrends' experts will work with you throughout your product life cycle, from introduction to production and into excess inventory, including locating and analyzing hard-to-find and obsolete electronic components.

CTrends provides certified franchised and authorized parts such as ADATA, AIS (American Industrial Systems), Alliance Memory,Goodsky, Innolux Displays, Fischer Elektronik, Rogers Corporation Durel Division, and many other trusted sources. Also, CTrends has recently introduced hardware solutions including fasteners, clamps, bushings, and many more.  For open market parts, CTrends uses a DLA vetted, trusted and approved in-house testing lab with the latest equipment and expertise. When CTrends procures open market electronic components, it puts them through rigorous testing to mitigate the risk of non-conformance or counterfeiting.

As a global supply chain leader and a supply chain risk management authority, CTrends serves a wide variety of industrial electronic component needs for many industries, including aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics, defense, medical and many others.  CTrends is a member of the SAE Aerospace G19D committee (Society of Aerospace Engineers that shape upcoming standards). 

CTrends leads in its participation with industry standards, associations, and alliances.  Uniform processes and standards provide risk mitigation at all levels of the supply chain.  CTrends' proactive conformity with industry practices and certifications ensure competency in the supply chain process.

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CTrends core competencies work in conjunction with your entire production life cycle. Our customers have allowed us to provide case study information on how CTrends was able to overcome obstacles creating a more efficient process. 

Excess Inventory Management: Lot Buy

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Procurement: Last Time Buy

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Risk Mitigation: Testing Services

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Component Data & Optimization: BOM Scrubbing

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