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

ETIM NA NewsUncategorized
July 13, 2021

ETIM North America Launches Wire, Cable and Conduit Product Expert Group

Making Wire, Cable and Conduit Product Search Easier -The Electrical Sector Board of ETIM North America announces the launch of its Wire, Cable and Conduit (WCC) Product Expert Group- Recognizing…
April 21, 2021

Electri-Flex Joins ETIM North America

Electri-Flex, the industry leader for flexible wire and cable protection joins ETIM North America (NA) as the newest direct manufacturer member. Since 1955, Electri-Flex, a family owned and operated business,…
April 1, 2021

What is the difference between ETIM and the IDEA Connector?

Many people ask, "How is ETIM different from IDEA's Connector? Isn't ETIM just another PIM data sync platform competing with IDEA?" Think of ETIM as an ‘electric sports car’ travelling…

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