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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

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…
September 5, 2023

Productsup Joins ETIM North America

ETIM North America announces that Productsup, a leading Product-to-Consumer (P2C) software company, has joined the North American chapter of the global product classification standards organization. ETIM simplifies the data exchange…
June 6, 2023

CEMBRE Joins ETIM North America

ETIM North America announced that CEMBRE, a leading manufacturer of electrical compression connectors, terminals, identification and labeling systems, and cable glands, has joined the North American chapter of the global…

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