Our operations are run in accordance with the following standards and certifications

AS6081

Our operations are run in accordance with quality processes including AS6081 that mitigates the risks of purchasing and supplying fraudulent / counterfeit electronic parts.

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AS9120B

The AS9120 Standard applies to distributors and companies that procure parts, materials and assemblies and sell these products to customers in the aviation, space and defence industries.

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ANSI

The following document demonstrates the structure for an ESD control program that is compliant to ANSI/ESD S20.20-2014.

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JOscar

Certification for becoming fully regsitered on the JOSCAR supplier accreditation register as set out by ADS and participating buying organisations.

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ERAI Membership
As a member of the ERAI, Astute are committed to mitigating supply-chain risk.

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ITSA Member

Astute Electronics are the first distributor with a dedicated interconnect team to join ITSA. ITSA’s activities are focused on providing a forum in which its members can discuss and exchange non-competitive information for the benefit and mutual success of its members and the industry.

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ROHS and WEEE Statement

Astute works within our supply chain to ensure that only compliant product reaches our customers.

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REACH
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) is a European Union regulation dated 18 December 2006.

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Cyber Essentials Plus

Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common online threats.

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Environmental Policy

Astute recognises the need to minimise waste and recycle where possible.

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Health and Safety

Astute endeavours to drive an ethos of attention-to-safety detail through all locations and departments.

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Statement Against Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

Astute Electronics together with its subsidiaries is committed to conducting business ethically and upholding basic human rights in its operations.

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Conflicts Minerals Statement
Astute Electronics does not directly purchase any minerals from any source, but in accordance with S.1502 of the Act, we encourage our suppliers to adopt this policy.

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Charity Policy Statement

Astute is committed to supporting National Charitable organisations, Local Organisations as well as smaller ad-hoc requests throughout each year.

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ISO 17025 / AS6171 Certificate

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and AS6171 Detection of Suspect/Counterfeit Parts Accreditation program.

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IIOM

Astute Electronics Ltd is a member of the International Institute of Obsolescence Management’s UK Chapter.

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If you would like to know more or have an enquiry about this, please feel free to contact us.

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Operations Manager
Astute Group

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