Joseph Federico of NJ MET
It was 1977 when Wayne, NJ resident Joseph Federico started as a Test Operator for Solid State Electronics in Fairfield, NJ. After earning an Associate degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from the Metropolitan Technical Institute, Joseph went on to graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Farleigh Dickinson University (FDU).
In 1978, Joseph Federico joined NJ MET Inc and since has served as a leading electronic specialist in the screening of electronic component product as well as fighting an alarming global surge in counterfeit electronic components. After 38 years he now serves as the Vice President and Director of Operations. It was there he quickly became a pioneer in electronic management and testing and was soon credited for creating the world’s first electronic counterfeit component detection program. The program consists of intense chemical, electrical, physical and metallurgical tests designed to uncover cloned or counterfeit electronic products. The innovative program has received international acclaim and has since helped many engineering and distribution personel.
Due to Joseph Federico's tireless efforts, the Clifton based NJ MET team has grown tremendously. Since joining the company, Joseph Federico has been responsible for the global expansion of the company; opening additional virtual offices in California, Colorado, England, Canada,Israel and Japan. As a result of his innovative technology Joseph Federico is revered by his peers and has forever changed the field of counterfeit component testing.