counterfeiting is a global problem

Global supply chains present challenges for OEMs as their ability to ensure that every component part and every product made by their suppliers is genuine, made to specifications with the approved materials and sub-components is authentic, has been reduced. Nearly every day we see recalls of products whose authenticity is called into question because of a consumer problem.

Getting the Upper Hand on Counterfeiters in a Global Supply Chain – Plastics Today – October 15, 2014