Certifications and Memberships

Being “compliant” is not the same as being “certified.”  Being certified to a standard shows a commitment to adhering to a standard and having a third-party confirm that adherence.  We have dedicated the effort and resources to become certified to more standards than any other independent distributor – showing our commitment to excellence and continual improvement.

AS9120 / ISO 9001

Our quality management systems in Austin, Amsterdam, and Singapore are certified to AS9120 and ISO 9001, representing the most comprehensive level of Quality Management System certification available. This indicates we have met the requirements for certification in all areas of our quality management processes – purchasing, sales, inspection, storage, distribution, and overall management processes.  We are one of only a few distributors that have qualified for this prestigious certification at multiple locations, and even fewer have done so on different continents.

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Singapore's AS9120 / ISO 9001 Certificate Download PDF
AS6081

Our inspection and distribution centers in Austin and Amsterdam are certified to AS6081, the foremost fraudulent/counterfeit components avoidance and mitigation standard. This confirms our commitment to quality and ensures our customers we have the tools and processes in place to protect them from fraudulent and counterfeit parts.  We are one of only a few distributors that have qualified for this prestigious certification; and the only one to have done so on different continents.

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ISO/IEC 17020

Velocity is the first distributor to earn accreditation to ISO/IEC 17020, a standard used to accreditate law enforcement forensics laboratories and other inspection laboratories.  Our accreditation to this standard certifies our Inspectors and Quality Managers possess the experience, expertise, professional judgement, impartiality, and integrity to inspect product thoroughly, to standard, and with consistent and reliable results.

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ANSI/ESD S20.20

Our inspection and distribution centers in Austin, Amsterdam, and Singapore are certified to ANSI/ESD S20.20, indicating our material handling and distribution processes adhere to the ESD standards to protect components from damage caused by electrostatic discharge. We are one of only a few distributors that have qualified for this prestigious certification at multiple inspection and distribution centers; and even fewer have done so on different continents.

Amsterdam's ANSI/ESD S20.20 Certificate Download PDF
Austin's ANSI/ESD S20.20 Certificate Download PDF
Singapore's ANSI/ESD S20.20 Certificate Download PDF
ISO 14001

Velocity's facility in Austin is certified to ISO 14001, indicating our operations stringently protect our environment.

 

 

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OHSAS 18001

Velocity's facility in Austin is certified to OHSAS 18001, indicating our operations stringently protect the occupational health and safety of our employees.

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IDEA-QMS-9090 Certification

Velocity is certified to IDEA-QMS-9090, indicating we adhere to the standards IDEA believes are essential of a quality-driven distributor.

Amsterdam's IDEA-QMS-9090 Certification Download PDF
Austin's IDEA-QMS-9090 Certification Download PDF
Singapore's IDEA-QMS-9090 Certification Download PDF
IDEA-ICE-3000

Each of our eligible Quality Inspectors and Quality Managers has earned their IDEA-ICE-3000 certification, signifying they have earned the highest level of inspector certification available in the industry

IPC-A-610

Several of our Quality Inspectors are certified to IPC-A-610, signifying they are qualified to inspect consumer and high reliability electronic assemblies.

IDEA

We are a member of the Independent Distributors of Electronics Association, a global trade association comprised of organizations dedicated to improving the quality of the independent distributor industry.  Jason Jowers, our Director of Quality and Operations, has been a member of IDEA’s Board of Trustees since 2009.

 

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GIDEP

The Government-Industry Data Exchange Program is a cooperative activity between government and industry participants seeking to reduce or eliminate expenditures of resources by sharing technical information.  As a member of GIDEP, we have access to information such as the names of companies that have sold suspect counterfeit product and the details of those shipments – allowing us to use that information in our supplier selection.

SAE

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries.  It has developed widely-recognized industry standards such as AS9120 and AS6081.  Jason Jowers, our Director of Quality and Operations, has served on SAE’s G-19D AS6081A writing committee since 2014.

ERAI

We are a member of ERAI, a global information services organization that monitors, investigates, and reports issues affecting the global electronics supply chain.  We use the information ERAI provides in our supplier selection process.

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ESD Association

We are a member of the Electrostatic Discharge Association, a professional association dedicated to advancing the theory and practice of ESD avoidance.  Jason Jowers, our Director of Quality and Operations, has been a board member of the Texas ESD Association since 2002.

IIOM

The International Institute of Obsolescence Management is a professional body for those who are dedicated to furthering their knowledge and understanding of obsolescence management, an important topic in our industry.  As a member, we share ideas and best practices with other knowledgeable members of our industry.

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COG

The Component Obsolescence Group Germany is an industry group comprised of like-minded professionals dedicated to managing obsolescence.  We participate in the group to add to the group’s body of knowledge and to learn from other members.

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ARMA

As a member of the Austin Regional Manufacturers Association, we share best practices in areas such as quality and efficiency with excellent manufacturers located in the Austin area.

AFNOR

AFNOR Groupe is an international services delivery network that revolves around four core competency areas: standardization, certification, industry press, and training.  As a member of AFNOR, we are able to secure your supply chain with most recent certifications, audits and experience within the mil/aero spatial industry.

Business Management System Policy

Velocity Electronics is committed to meeting all of our customers' requirements, operating responsibly, and continually improving the effectiveness of our Business Management System. In support of this, we: