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Foremost Electronics gains JOSCAR and Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation

Posted 14 November 2023

Engineering led Essex based importer and specialist distributor of electromechanical components, Foremost Electronics, has now achieved JOSCAR accreditation.

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Engineering led Essex based importer and specialist distributor of electromechanical components, Foremost Electronics, has now achieved JOSCAR accreditation.

JOSCAR is a collaborative tool used by the aerospace, defence and security industry to act as a single source for pre-qualification and compliance information.

Global Manufacturers of aerospace and defence systems use this tool to find accredited suppliers with the right infrastructure and policies to support their needs.  Using JOSCAR end users can determine if a supplier is “fit for business” before designing them into new or existing projects.

In addition to their JOSCAR listing, Foremost have also achieved Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus certification. This demonstrates that the company have robust and secure IT systems in place to safely communicate with customers in sensitive markets.

Dave Martin, Business Development Director at Foremost Electronics, said: “We are very pleased to have achieved JOSCAR accreditation which will allow us to grow our business in the defence and aerospace markets. We achieved this approval together with our Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus certification in a significantly reduced period of time, in line with our aspirations to support these important markets."

Foremost works closely in partnership with leading global enclosure, switch product and solution manufacturers to meet the exacting needs of their defence customers.  Their product managers support demanding applications by leveraging proven COTS technologies in environments where shock, vibration, EMC, temperature, IP ratings, are key to success. As Foremost continue to support this vital and important market, they are very proud to highlight their JOSCAR accreditation and Cyber Essentials Plus certification.

Foremost Electronics Ltd have been a direct importer and specialist distributor of electro-mechanical components including enclosures and accessories, connectors, control knobs, thermal fuses and optoelectronics, man-machine interface and switching products since 1989. Foremost are also a supplier of joysticks and controllers for both OEM and stand-alone applications and have specialist online stores for IP Joysticks and Electric Vehicle Connectors and Accessories

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