SiliconExpert's Conflict Minerals Module Now Covers Data on Over 1,000 Suppliers

August 08, 2013   Technology News
(PRLEAP.COM) August 8, 2013 - SiliconExpert Technologies, a leading provider of electronic component management tools, announces the growth of their Conflict Minerals Module which now provides the conflict mineral status on over 1,000 suppliers and growing.

Since the Module's release on March 18, 2013, the number of suppliers SiliconExpert provides conflict mineral statuses, documentation, and smelter information on has expanded significantly, reaching the 1,000 supplier mark in less than 5 months. Through both manual and automatic efforts, SiliconExpert has become a comprehensive repository of Conflict Mineral compliance data.

The Conflict Minerals Module itself is included for all SiliconExpert Part Search and BOM Manager tool subscribers providing the most up to date conflict mineral statuses, all documents and templates available (EICC, COC, Conflict Mineral Policy, Responsibility Report, History, Etc.), customized views, access to smelter & mining information and more.

SiliconExpert first introduced the Conflict Minerals Module to answer to the growing need for supplier conflict mineral statuses to comply with the SEC (Security and Exchange Commission) regulations, specifically section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which came into effect August 22, 2012. The legislation requires companies to report on the origin of tin, tantalum, gold and tungsten and exercise due diligence by filing a public conflict minerals report. Access to this information is quickly becoming imperative as the first report is due on May 31, 2014 for the 2013 calendar year and then annually.

To find out more about "Conflict Minerals: Impacts of SEC Regulations in the Electronics Industry", attend the SiliconExpert webinar on Thursday, August 22, 2013. Register today.

Feeling overwhelmed by Conflict Mineral policies? Find out how SiliconExpert can help at
www.siliconexpert.com/conflictminerals.

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SiliconExpert Technologies' Electronic Parts Database is one of the most accurate, comprehensive, and current in the industry covering 250 million electronic components in hundreds of product lines from over 12,000 suppliers. End-of-Life (EOL) forecasting, finding Cross References (form, fit and function alternatives), Lifecycle statuses, Parametric Data and Product Change Notice (PCN) alerts are a few of the features of SiliconExpert' s suite of products that provide Part Search, BOM Management and Obsolescence mitigation solutions. SiliconExpert' s customer base includes leading commercial and government OEMs, top-tier authorized distributors, contract manufacturers and component suppliers. Learn more about SiliconExpert Technologies' solutions at www.siliconexpert.com.

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