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ETIM North America

As a regional member of ETIM International, ETIM North America (NA), a non-profit organization, is responsible for supporting the implementation and adoption of the ETIM Technical Information Model (ETIM) in the North American wholesale electrical industry, and associated verticals.

ETIM NA is also charged with translating the Model into North American English, French Canadian and Mexican Spanish, as well as identifying of additional products, features, and values pertaining to products being sold into the North American wholesale market.

The Benefits of Classification

Classification is a clear-cut way to logically structure product data. The ETIM Model provides such a structure for technical products and ensures uniformity in shared product information.

From manufacturers to their sales organizations, distributors, contractors, engineers/architects and other industry professionals, ease of information exchange is paramount to optimizing processes, supporting profitability and ensuring product information accuracy to enable the ‘correct’ product to be specified and installed.

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ETIM International

ETIM International is the guardian of the ETIM classification model. We represent ETIM organizations all over the world with one shared objective: a sustainable classification standard for all technical products worldwide.

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Latest news

February 6, 2024

Hammond Power Solutions Joins ETIM North America

ETIM North America announced that Hammond Power Solutions, one of the largest manufacturers of dry-type transformers in North America has joined the North American chapter of the global product classification…
January 24, 2024

KYKLO Joins ETIM North America

ETIM North America announced that KYKLO, a prominent product content and digital solutions provider, has joined the North American chapter of the global product classification standards organization. KYKLO provides Manufacturers…
September 26, 2023

ETIM NA Releases First Round of American English Translation of ETIM Model

After many hours and great collaboration, ETIM North America is ready to release its first round of American English translation of the ETIM model to the general public. With the…

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