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

September 20, 2021

Atkore Joins ETIM North America

ETIM North America (NA) announced today that Atkore has become the newest manufacturer to join the product classification standards organization.  Atkore, an electrical products manufacturer, with leading brands such as:…
August 30, 2021

Rexel Canada Joins ETIM North America

ETIM North America (NA) announced today that Rexel Canada, one of the largest and leading distributors of electrical products in Canada, has joined the product classification standards organization. Rexel Canada…
August 23, 2021

ETIM North America Releases Initial U.S. English Translation

ETIM North America (NA) is pleased to announce that the translation work conducted over the last 11 months by its two Product Expert (PE) Groups, Power Distribution/Automation & Drives and…

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