Joseph Federico

Vice President, NJ MET, Clifton NJ

Joseph Federico, Clifton NJJoseph Federico, NJMET Vice President and Director of Operations , in Clifton, NJ, is well-regarded in the global electronics industry in the battle against counterfeit component production. In 2003, following a visit to the Asian-Pacific region to thoroughly assess the growing problem of electronic piracy, Joseph Federico created the world’s first electronic counterfeit component detection program.

NJMET, Clifton NJ

Joseph Federico works from NJMET's main office and lab in Clifton, NJ. He also oversees operations in the NJMET sales offices in Denver and London.

Joseph Federico's Counterfeit Detection role

As a result, Joseph Federico’s revolutionary program was adopted by the world’s largest online electronic component trading center. Joseph Federico has since been invited by major electronic organizations worldwide to share his knowledge of counterfeit electronics and instruct others in how to recognize them. Prior to Joseph Federico, no other American engineer had ever been invited to Israel, Russia, or China to speak to component distributors and raise awareness of electronic piracy. Joseph Federico holds the honor of being the first. A recipient of the Israeli ODEM (Diamond) award, Joseph Federico has also been presented with the “Keeping America Strong” award. Joseph Federico is currently at work chronicling his fight against international electronic counterfeiting in the upcoming book titled "MISSION IMPOSTER (R) The Remedy to Detect Counterfeit Electronic Components". Click HERE to go to the MISSION IMPOSTER page on the NJMET website.

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Joseph Federico recently published an article on Issues in Solvent Testing to detect counterfeit electronic components. Click here to read Joe's article.