Anti-Counterfeit Products Initiative

Counterfeit electrical products are infecting nearly every product category in the electrical market. Manufacturers, distributors, contractors and customers face risks, ranging from liability and life safety to profitability. The problems must be addressed, and it will take the unity of the entire electrical industry to do so.


Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement
By Darlene Bremer In 2007, negotiations began among a mix of developed and emerging economies, including Australia, Canada, the European Union, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, ... Read More
Anti-counterfeiting Packaging Technologies
In its report titled “Anti-Counterfeit Packaging: A Global Strategic Business Report,” California-based Global Industry Analysts Inc., projects that the global anti-counterfeit packaging ... Read More
Customs and Border Protection’s IPR Enforcement Priority
To fight the flow of counterfeit and pirated goods and protect the country’s innovation economy, the competitiveness of U.S. businesses and the livelihoods of U.S. workers, and the health and ... Read More
Working With Confidence: Counterfeits
The adage, “the best defense is a good offense,” is not just good advice on a level playing field. It will help a contractor from becoming a victim of counterfeit electrical goods. It ... Read More
Anti-Counterfeiting Webinar A Success
On April 14, 2009, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR and TED magazines hosted a free Webinar on counterfeit electrical products. Short of a few minor, "regular" technical difficulties, the Webinar was ... Read More
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