ETIM, the international classification standard for technical products

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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

March 3, 2020

Mary Shaw to Direct Re-Launched ETIM North America Initiative

(SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO) – Mar. 3, 2020 – North American electrical industry veteran Mary Shaw has been announced as the executive director of ETIM North America, a non-profit…
February 18, 2020

ETIM North America Re-Launches Via New Association

New Dedicated Association Aimed at Revitalizing ETIM North America Community (SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO) – Feb. 18, 2020 – As founding member of a new ETIM North America association,…
November 12, 2019

ETIM In Your Pocket renamed to ETIM Viewer

The ETIM In Your Pocket viewer is now simply called ETIM Viewer! The name ETIM In Your Pocket made sense when it was first developed as an iOS app. But…

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