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

January 17, 2022

Priority Wire Joins ETIM North America

ETIM North America (NA) announced today that Priority Wire, a modern wire and cable manufacturer joined ETIM NA’s classification standards association. Priority joins over 30 industry leaders including Atkore, Prysmian,…
December 9, 2021

WESCO Joins ETIM North America

ETIM North America (NA) announced that WESCO, a global supply chain solutions and distribution company, joined the product classification standards organization. WESCO is an industry-leading Fortune 500 supply chain solutions…
October 18, 2021

MERSEN Joins ETIM North America

ETIM North America announced that MERSEN, a global expert in electrical power and advanced materials, joined the product classification standards organization. MERSEN, a leading player in the electrical power industry,…

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