Joseph Federico of NJMET
It was 1980 when Wayne New Jersey resident Joseph Federico started as a Test Operator for Solid State Electronics at NJMET. 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)
Since then Joseph Federico has served as a leading electronic activist, fighting an alarming global surge in counterfeit electronic components and is the vice president and Director of Operation at NJMET. 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, physical and metallurgical tests designed to uncover cloned or counterfeit electronic products. The innovative program has received international acclaim and has since been adopted by the world’s largest online electronic component trading center.
Due to Joseph Federico's tireless efforts, the clifton based NJMET team has grown tremendously, receiving citations of recognition from New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman as well as the Senate and General Assembly Council of New Jersey. Since joining the company, Joseph Federico has been responsible for the global expansion of the company; opening additional offices in California, Colorado, England, and Hong Kong. As a result of his innovative technology Joseph Federico is revered by his peers and has forever changed the field of counterfeit component testing.