ETIM, the international classification standard for technical products

The smartest way to a perfect data exchange of technical products? Looking for effective e-business solutions? Discover ETIM as your stepping stone!

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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.

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. Want to stop searching and start finding? Use ETIM!

ETIM Community online

In need of support or information? Get online! Our ETIM Community website offers a variety of forum boards for you to browse and contribute to, as well as tutorials and answers to FAQ’s. Join now, it’s free of charge!

Latest news

August 7, 2020

Release date ETIM 8.0 postponed to the 2nd of November 2020

Despite the importance we attach to a clear and reliable release management, sadly we have to announce to you that we postponed the release of ETIM 8.0 with 2 months…
July 14, 2020

ETIM 8 – why proficl@ss & ETIM are a match made in heaven

In 2017, the General Assembly of proficl@ss International e.V. decided to give the go-ahead for a full-fledged integration of their classification model in ETIM and dissolve their association. Whilst many…
June 23, 2020

FEST Smart ETIM Classifier tool

ETIM International has worked closely with FEST, the European Federation of the Sanitary and Heating Wholesale Trade, on creating a tool called the Smart ETIM Classifier, to help ease the…

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