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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 -“First ”IIOM  Newsletter March 2015 -Studying the Past- to Define the Future"


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


All the presentations given at COG Quarterly Meetings are available in PDF format covering electronic, mechanical and software obsolescence issues.


They are indexed in Info-Presentations - or arranged by meeting date in Events, Minutes of Meetings.

Announcements & Features

News mouse-over to pause

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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The next IIOM Members Meeting will be held  on the 6th October 2015

Please take a look at the new IIOM website that can be found at

Important Information from the COG Chairman Stuart Kelly

COG is changing!

Please read the letter, press release and view the presentation using the links below

Letter available here

Presentation available here

Press Release

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