Materials are the single largest cost item in a PCB Assembly operation. One mistake using incorrect material or unqualified material can be extremely costly both in terms of direct cost, and in the disruptive cost to the operation. Without complete material verification, the factory is playing Russian Roulette with quality, delivery and scrap. Without a complete verification solution, the bottom line will always be at risk. This white paper explains the key elements of complete material verification which provides both conformance and compliance, and thereby creates a significant business advantage and greater business opportunities for the manufacturer.