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Conflict Minerals Compliance Roadmap
for Ecliptek Crystals and Oscillators

Conflict Minerals Overview

Becoming effective on July 21, 2010, Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act requires companies regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to inquire into the origin of conflict minerals in their supply chain and report on the due diligence or reasonable inquiries to determine whether conflict minerals contained in their products are sourced from the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo) or adjoining country or if they are from recycled or scrap sources. Companies within the scope of the Dodd-Frank Act will be expected to know and disclose the source of conflict minerals in their products. The SEC regulations clarify the requirements and due dates needed to support the disclosure report to the SEC.

The SEC disclosure requirements apply to US stock market listed companies that are subject to the US Securities Exchange Act. Ecliptek is a privately held company and is not listed on the US stock market. As such, it is not by law, subject to the Dodd-Frank Act.

While Ecliptek Corporation is not subject by law to the requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act, we are committed to assisting our customers in complying with the reporting obligations required under Section 1502 of the Act, as well as the related rules and regulations issued by the SEC, including the requirement to conduct reasonable country of origin inquiries into the source of any conflict minerals used in its products.

Ecliptek Corporation Conflict Minerals Program

In an effort to assist our customers with compliance to the obligations of the Dodd-Frank Act, Ecliptek Corporation has implemented a Conflict Minerals Program to address this legislation and is committed to meeting the requirements of all applicable conflict minerals related laws and regulations.

The Ecliptek Corporation Conflict Minerals Program is implemented with guidance obtained from the Final Rules of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act published August 22nd, 2012.

Please click here to view Ecliptek's DRC Conflict Free Declaration

To help customers meet the SEC’s final rule, Ecliptek Corporation uses an industry standard tool developed to facilitate the disclosure and communication of information regarding smelters and refiners that provide material to our supply chain. This tool is based on the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT).

Please click here to download Ecliptek's EICC-GeSI Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (.XLS File)

Ecliptek Corporation is diligently working to ensure that our supply chain is free of conflict minerals and we will continue to provide regular updates regarding our progress on this important objective. Ecliptek has established a Conflict Minerals Team that meets regularly to coordinate all company activities and establish company policy. Please contact our Global Customer Support team if you have any questions about our program.

Ecliptek Corporation Definitions

A Product is a Component or Assembly.
A Component is a quartz crystal device.
An Assembly is an oscillator device (MEMS Oscillators, XOs, VCXOs, TCXOs, and OCXOs).
Conflict Minerals
Often called 3TG minerals, these minerals include columbite-tantalite (tantalum), cassiterite (tin), wolframite (tungsten), gold, and their derivatives.