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The Following Is A Brief History of Concord Component, Inc's Rise To Success.
Concord Components, Inc. was founded in 1995 in Concord, Nebraska as a retail catalog company, supplying hard-to-find electronic components. While managing the catalog sales and developing an extensive customer base, Concord determined that there was a need for a Midwestern based wholesale distributor. The company has evolved into an Inventory Management Service (IMS) provider to some of the industry’s largest OEM's, CEM's and Electronics Manufacturers. Through our cultivation of these strategic relationships, combined with our experience, investment in inventory and quality control, Concord is now one of the premier Stocking Electronics Distributors in the industry.

Over the years, Concord has diversified its product range to include all board level components and all associated products as well as assemblies and finished products. As an approved supplier to top OEM’s worldwide, Concord has become an industry leader in strict quality control which includes state-of-the art counterfeit detection and elimination.

Commitment to excellence in every aspect of the supply chain process separates Concord from other suppliers. With continual improvement, including adding and updating testing capabilities as well as value added services such as tape & reeling and RFID Tagging, Concord strives to be best in breed. The entire process is designed to strictly comply with the customer’s purchase order and potentially enhance the transaction by offering complimentary services or screening. The growth of our satisfied customer base has become integral to our success and a source of pride for Concord’s employees and management. Each customer has a place in our stellar history.
Concord Components founded in Concord, Nebraska
Founder Robert Surber comes from a background in electronics distribution with degrees in Electrical
Engineering and Physics.
Founder Michael Surber comes from a background in manufacturing and quality control.
Local gymnasium purchased and converted to office and warehouse.
Expansion requires purchase of additional building for office space
50,000 line items on the shelf for same day shipping
Concord moves into 45,000 sq. ft. facility in Wayne, Nebraska
Total operation space reaches 60,000 sq. ft.

Quality Control – System acquired for testing virtually all programmable Integrated Circuits
100,000 line items on the shelf for same day shipping
New York area office opened, focusing on Government and OEM sales
Concord Components becomes 2nd largest employer in Wayne, Nebraska
Quality Control – System acquired to test virtually all discrete semiconductors
ISO 9001:2000 Certification achieved on May 16th
250,000 line items on the shelf for same day shipping
Quality Control - Counterfeit detection program developed. Concord’s “Counter-Screen”
Quality Control - Proprietary decapsulation technique developed for rapid IC decapping
Tape & Reeling of IC’s in house as a value added service
Quality Control – XRF examination capability achieved to screen for RoHS status
350,000 line items on the shelf for same day shipping
Milestone reached when 25,000th order is shipped
Quality Control – Capable of testing components at military temperatures -55 to 155 C
Bronze Supplier Award received for support to Defense Supply Center
North Carolina office opened, focusing on OEM sales
AS 9120:2002 Certification achieved on August 3rd
ISO 9001:2008 Upgraded Certification achieved on August 3rd
Quality Control – Real Time XRAY Capability achieved to MIL-STD-883E Method 2012.7
Approved as QSLD supplier to U.S. Government for Semiconductors (5961/5962)
ANSI ESD S20.20-2007 Certification achieved on May 13th
500,000 line items on the shelf for same day shipping
Kamaya & Walsin become first franchised lines
Semicoa added to list of Authorized manufacturers
New York office expanded to new location in Hicksville (Long Island)
Xtreme Semiconductor added to list of Authorized manufacturers
Edison Opto USA added to list of Authorized manufacturers
Approved as QTSL supplier to U.S. Government for Semiconductors
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ERAI Member ANSI ESD S20.20 Certified ISO 9001:2008 And AS 9120 Certified GIDEP Member RoHS Compliance
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