Trusted Supplier & Certifications

A Proven Approach to Reliability

CTrends works hard to set the industry standard for excellence among electronic component suppliers. The company is proactive in leading industry practices and certifications to ensure competency in this field. Recognized as a Top 50 Electronics Distributor by Source Today since 2012, CTrends is one of the most trusted electronic components suppliers operating today.

  • CTrends provides a continuous supply of quality, reliable electronic components, resulting in on-time delivery. This means fewer delays and less down time in your production cycle.
  • CTrends is DLA approved as a trusted supplier within the military and aerospace sectors,  through the QSLD Supplier (Qualified Suppliers List of Distributors) and QTSL Supplier (Qualified Testing Suppliers List) programs.
  • CTrends is ISO 9001:2015 AS9120 Rev B  certified.
  • CTrends has an in-house lab that has been vetted by the DLA (Defense Logistics Agency) and staffed by IDEA ICE-3000 certified inspectors.
  • CTrends’ leadership is an active participating member of the SAE G19D committee paving the way for the future of risk mitigation.

CTrends, through its memberships, certifications and alliances, sets the example for its industry peers. CTrends aims to be the most elite, trustworthy components supplier in the global marketplace.


ANSI/ESD S20.20 2014 Certified

This standard covers the requirements necessary to design, establish, implement and maintain an Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Control Program for activities that manufacture, process, assemble, install, package, label, service, test, inspect or otherwise handle electrical or electronic parts, assemblies and equipment susceptible to damage by electrostatic discharges greater than or equal to 100 volts Human Body […]

AS9120 Rev. B Certified

The AS9120 Quality Management System standard includes the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system (QMS) requirements and specifies additional requirements for quality management system (AQMS) for the Aerospace industry applicable to stockiest distributors. This ensures a quality management system which is well rounded and directly suited to your business. This certification is for use by organizations […]

Boeing CPCP D950-11160-1

Boeing has developed the Counterfeit Parts Control Plan (CPCP) that acknowledges electronic parts suppliers for their exemplary performance in quality and counterfeit components avoidance. The program provides requirements, practices, and methods for mitigating risks of receiving counterfeit parts. Each approved supplier must prove its requirements for a counterfeit risk mitigation control plan, and have the […]

Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA)

The Boeing Company congratulates CTrends Inc. for achieving superior supplier performance.  CTrends has maintained a minimum Gold composite performance rating for each month of the performance period from Oct 1, 2016 to Sept 30 2017. Based on this outstanding achievement, CTrends has earned recognition as a Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA) recipient for 2017.  This […]


The Commercial And Government Entity (CAGE) Code is a five-character ID number used extensively within the federal government. The CAGE code is used to support a variety of mechanized systems throughout the government and provides a standardized method of identifying a given facility at a specific location.  The code may be used for a facility […]

Certified Small Business

CTrends is a certified Small Business. To verify CTrends’ small business status please visit California Department of General Services and search for CTrends under Classification ID 37941.

FAA AC 00-56B Certified

This Standard is specifically designed for private distributors of aeronautical products. The Standard establishes criteria for required procedures and forms necessary for eligibility and participation under this Standard. This Standard describes all necessary elements for accreditation as prescribed by AC 00-56B and other FAA publications. The intent of this Standard is to assure that private […]

ISCP Certification

This is a certification given by Broker Forum to those members that have demonstrated that they in fact have access to the excess they have posted online. This helps eliminate companies from reposting stock from other companies that they don’t have in their warehouse.

ISO 9001:2015/AS9120B

This standard includes ISO 9001:2015 quality management system requirements and specifies additional requirements for a quality management system for the aerospace industry applicable to stockist distributors. This standard is for the use by organizations that procure parts, materials and assemblies and sells these products to a customer in the aerospace industry. This includes organizations that […]

ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations)

The U.S. Government requires all manufacturers, exporters, and brokers of defense articles, defense services or related technical data to be ITAR compliant. For a company involved in the manufacture, sale or distribution of goods or services covered under the United States Munitions List (USML), or a component supplier to goods covered under the USML, the […]

Military Critical Technical Data Certified

Certification under the JCP establishes the eligibility of a U.S. or Canadian contractor to receive technical data governed, in the U.S., by DoD Directive 5230.25 and, in Canada, by the Technical Data Control Regulations (TDCR).

QSLD Qualified (Qualified Suppliers List of Distributors)

CTrends is proud to be a part of the U.S. government’s DLA (Defense Logistics Agency) QSLD program. The purpose of the Qualified Suppliers List of Distributors (QSLD) Program is to establish and maintain a list of pre-qualified sources for certain electronic components that are purchased and managed by DLA Land and Maritime. QSLD products are provided by suppliers […]

QTSL Qualified (Qualified Testing Suppliers List)

CTrends is proud to be a part of the U.S. government’s DLA (Defense Logistics Agency) QTSL program.  The purpose of the Qualified Testing Suppliers List (QTSL) Program is to establish and maintain a list of pre-qualified sources for certain electronic components that are purchased and managed by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime. QTSL products are […]


GIDEP (Government Industry Data Exchange Program)

“The Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) is a Department of Defense program established to promote and facilitate the sharing of technical information between government agencies and industry partners to increase system safety, reliability, and readiness and to reduce systems development, production, and ownership costs.”

Member DUNN’s #:148688190

D&B (NYSE:DNB) is the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, enabling companies to Decide with Confidence™ for 170 years. D&B’s global commercial database contains more than 200 million business records. The database is enhanced by D&B’s proprietary DUNSRight™ Quality Process, which provides our customers with quality business information. This quality information […]

Member SAE G19D Committee

“SAE International’s G-19 Counterfeit Electronic Components Committee is chartered to address the different aspects of preventing, detecting, responding to, and counteracting the threat of counterfeit electronic components. It does this by developing standards suitable for use in aeronautic, space, defense, civil, and commercial electronic equipment applications to mitigate the risks of counterfeit electronic components. These […]

SMTA (Surface Mount Technology Association)

The Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.


Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), founded in 1919 only a few years after the birth of flight, is the premier trade association representing major aerospace and defense manufacturers and suppliers in the United States.


This standard was created in response to a significant and increasing volume of fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts entering the aerospace supply chain, posing significant performance, reliability, and safety risks. This standard was created to provide uniform requirements, practices and methods to mitigate the risks of purchasing and supplying fraudulent/counterfeit electronic parts. This SAE Aerospace Standard standardizes […]


This document standardizes practices to detect suspect counterfeit electronic parts, to maximize the use of authentic parts, and to ensure consistency across the supply-chain for test techniques and requirements. Shares the same intent as AS5553 but is applicable to the testing/inspection community.

ASQ – The American Society for Quality

ASQ is a global community of people passionate about quality, who use the tools, their ideas and expertise to make our world work better.


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