Joseph Federico, of Wayne, NJ, is a pioneer of the electronic testing industry. He has made significant contributions to the field through his role with NJ MET. An expert in engineering and a wide variety of electronic testing specialty areas, Joseph Federico has made particular strides in the area of counterfeit component testing. Joseph Federico developed Mission Imposter©, the world’s first and foremost electronic counterfeit component detection program, which uses a series of physical, electrical, and metallurgical tests to detect counterfeit or cloned electronic components.
Since joining the team at NJ MET, based in Clifton, NJ, in 1978, Joseph Federico has led global expansion efforts, opening additional offices throughout the world.
Joseph Federico's innovative technology has had a significant impact on electronic testing at an international level and he has been invited by leading electronic, aerospace, and military entities in Europe, Russia, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Israel to speak about the revolutionary program.
Highly respected throughout the industry, Joseph Federico NJ MET vice president and director of operations, has been recognized with a number of honors and recognitions, including the Israeli ODEM award. Joseph Federico also helped NJMET to become the United States Small Business Administration Region II Subcontractor of the Year. On a recent television special hosted by William Shatner, Joseph Federico and the team at NJMET were recognized for their accomplishments and presented with the “Keeping America Strong” award.
Passionate about the NJMET mission, Joseph Federico has lectured on electronic testing, certification, and distribution in venues around the world and currently at the P. Muscarelli Center of Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Joseph spoke at two conferences in 2016. In October 2016, he gave presenations at the NJ MET booth at the Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) conference in Denver, Colorado .In March 2016, Joseph Federico spoke on “Issues In Authenticating Military Marked Components” at the Components for Military and Space Conference (CMSE) , held in Lost Angeles, Califonria.