Is your smelter information accurate?
What are smelter aliases?
Name variations, misspellings, or even misplaced apostrophes in supplier provided smelters can create multiple smelter identities for one true smelter. At Source Intelligence, we call these smelter identities, smelter aliases. Not validating smelter aliases against a comprehensive database will lead to incorrect smelter identification.
Inaccurate smelter information
Performing a smelter alias analysis is an essential part of any conflict minerals program to ensure your smelters are verified. Inaccurate smelter identification can lead to false conclusions about your company’s raw materials sourcing and could impact compliance with conflict minerals regulations or worse, your company’s brand reputation.
Smelter Aliases by the Numbers
Possible Variations for 1 Smelter
Inaccurate smelter information can lead companies to false conclusions about the origin of their raw materials. Companies who are not aware of data inaccuracies may unknowingly be working with smelters of high concern.