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 1, 2021

BlueVolt Joins ETIM North America

BlueVolt, a pioneer in the online eLearning industry and a top-ranking learning and marketing platform provider, joined ETIM North America (NA). Founded in 2003, BlueVolt has helped organizations and their…
February 8, 2021

YESCO Joins ETIM North America

YESCO Electrical Supply, a progressive IMARK electrical distributor headquartered in Youngstown, OH, becomes the fourth distributor to join ETIM North America (NA). Founded 35 years ago, the company serves over…
January 31, 2021

Trimble Joins ETIM North America to Support the Adoption of Electrical Product Data Standards for Construction

ETIM North America announced today that Trimble, a leader in construction technology including pricing and software solutions for electrical distributors, contractors, and engineers / designers, has joined ETIM North America…

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