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What Is ETIM standard?

ETIM is a standard system that facilitates the open and clear-cut grouping of tech products to ensure perfect data exchange when trading.

What Are The Benefits Of ETIM Classification?

  • ETIM classification offers businesses a straightforward approach to selecting the ideal tech products through the uniform listing of a product’s tech characteristics.
  • With updated and accurate data being used throughout the supply chain, there is uniformity in the quality of product information flowing between the different parties.
  • ETIM classification improves efficiency as it eliminates the need for wholesalers to find precise product information.
  • It does away with the double work associated with manually filling excel sheets, saving time and money since the data is electronically available.

When A Business Needs ETIM

If you are a supplier, manufacturer, or wholesaler dealing with technical products, ETIM is for you. These are mostly sellers in the industrial sector as well as those in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, sanitary, shipbuilding, and general building sectors.

Frequently Asked Questions About ETIM

Who uses ETIM classification standard

All manufacturers, suppliers, and wholesalers in the HVAC, plumbing, building, sanitary, and other related industrial sectors.

Can I use a few standards at once (ETIM and the other)?

Yes, you can. You can use ETIM alongside other standards such as eClass, GTIN/EAN codes, BIM data model, UNSPSC, and GS1. However, these other standards differ from ETIM and cannot be a replacement. Rather, you can use them to complement ETIM.

Why use ETIM?

Since ETIM classifies technical products uniformly according to their characteristics, wholesalers can easily identify the purpose of every product. Also, searching for items and comparing them based on their characteristics becomes straightforward. Additionally, the unambiguous exchange of accurate information optimizes eCommerce performance and promotes efficiency in the supply chain.

Which locales ETIM is used for?

ETIM International is servicing industrial sectors across Europe and North America. Currently, its member countries include the UK, USA, Portugal, Canada, Austria, Spain, Mexico, Italy, Belgium, Finland, Slovenia, Denmark, Hungary, Norway, Estonia, France, Slovakia, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Poland.

What is ETIM Viewer?

An ETIM viewer is a website fully optimized for mobile and desktop, where manufacturers and suppliers can search, compare, and filter ETIM classes.

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