Defense Logistics Agency Endorses Rochester Electronics for Qualified Suppliers List of Distributors

Rochester facility certified to supply FSC 5961, 5962 military and commercial grade products

Newburyport, MA, October 08, 2010 --( Rochester Electronics, the world’s largest authorized manufacturer and distributor of end-of-life and mature semiconductors, was recently qualified under the provisions of the Qualified Suppliers List of Distributors (QSLD) Program to supply Federal Supply Class (FSC) 5961 semiconductor devices and associated hardware, as well as FSC 5962 microcircuits and electronic devices, for mission-critical applications. Issued by Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime, the QSLD certification assures that the commercial practices and quality assurance procedures of DSCC suppliers, including proper handling, level of traceability, and proof of authenticity, are consistent with industry and international quality standards, and that these suppliers are capable of tailoring these procedures to unique DSCC requirements.

“The Qualified Suppliers List of Distributors Program helps eliminate substandard and counterfeit products from the supply chain by establishing stringent requirements for companies that supply parts for government, military, and aerospace applications,” explained Paul Gerrish, co-president of Rochester Electronics. “The certification of Rochester’s Newburyport, Massachusetts, facility confirms our commitment to supply customers with reliable, authorized end-of-life and mature semiconductors with the highest level of product quality and traceability for ensuring the success of demanding mission-critical applications.”

The QSDL program verifies and monitors suppliers to ensure they meet industry and DSCC standards, such as properly storing and handling products, as well as providing semiconductor trace documentation.

For more information, contact Rochester Electronics at 16 Malcolm Hoyt Drive, Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950; by calling 978-462-9332; by fax at 978-462-9512; e-mail; or on the Web at

About Rochester Electronics, LLC
Rochester Electronics, LLC, is the world’s most comprehensive solution for mature and end-of-life semiconductors. Authorized by more than 60 leading semiconductor manufacturers, Rochester acquires all remaining finished devices, wafer/die, and available intellectual property in order to provide a reliable, continuing source of semiconductors used in critical systems worldwide. All components are 100% manufacturer traceable and certified. Rochester’s product offering includes 20,000+ Rochester-manufactured device types, from commercial to space-level; device re-creation; as well as more than ten billion die and five billion finished devices, in stock and ready to ship. Rochester is certified to ISO-9001:2000 and QML MIL-PRF-38535, as well as AS9120. Rochester is privately held. Worldwide corporate headquarters are located at 16 Malcolm Hoyt Drive, Newburyport, MA 01950 USA; sales offices are also located throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Phone 978-462-9332.

Zac Linton