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About COG

Component Obsolescence Group (COG) is a special interest group of like-minded professionals, from all levels of the supply chain and across all industries and relevant Government agencies, concerned with addressing and mitigating the effects of obsolescence.

Come to a first meeting - absolutely free!!. If you work in the military supply chain, medical, oil & gas, automotive, rail, energy generation or space industries managing obsolescence is vital. The COG Group can help you. To apply to attend the next meeting free of charge click here

Latest Newsletter -COG Newsletter June 2014 -The Evolution of Obsolescence Management


The benefits of participating in COG
COG Workshops & Training
COG Conferences
COG Shop - Books, CDs etc
COG in the News

Join COG

Do you want to attend COG's events and meetings on a regular basis? Then why not join COG and have access to engineers who are experienced in obsolescence management.

Join COG

Benefits include:

  • Quarterly Meetings with presentations and excellent networking opportunities
  • Web Site with databases and meeting presentations
  • e-mail listserver to contact the whole membership (especially to source components)
  • discounts on training courses and conferences
  • free access to guidance booklets
  • input to working groups dealing with a wide range of obsolescence issues  

Click here to join or request an Information Pack

Announcements & Features

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InfoPoint - for questions from non-membersContact Us - For Non-Members.

If you have a question about obsolescence you would like answered the COG InfoPoint is here to help.

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Important Information from the COG Chairman Stuart Kelly

COG is changing!

Please read the letter and view the presentation using the links below

Letter available here

Presentation available here

The last COG Members Meeting

 was held on the 5th June 2014

The meeting was sponsored by AVCOM and Through Life Support Ltd

The next meeting is scheduled for early in October more information will follow shortly

For more information on this meeting contact

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