Preventing Overbuilding & Cloning in the Global Electronics Supply Chain

Overbuilding is a looming threat to the global electronics supply chain. Overbuilding of electronic systems can be particularly damaging. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, intellectual property (IP) threats, including overbuilding, cost domestic companies an estimated $250 billion per year or more in lost revenues. Once contract manufacturers have the bill of materials (BOM),…