AS6081 was created in response to a significant and increasing volume of fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts entering the supply chain, posing significant performance, reliability and safety risks. It provides uniform requirements, practices and methods to mitigate the risks of purchasing and supplying fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts. It can be described as AS5553 for distributors.

Princeps has held AS6081 Certification since 2016. View our current certificate.