R. STAHL, a supplier in the field of explosion protected products and systems, has joined ETIM North America, Salt Lake City, UT, the North American chapter of the global product classification standards organization.
Mac Criswell, R. STAHL's VP and general manager, said in the press release, “North America is a major area of focus for R. STAHL, and we recognize that we need to digitize our product information to meet the needs of the North American market. As a global company, we are familiar with ETIM and the power of ETIM classified information. Having a global viewpoint, we can say definitively that the ETIM product descriptor structure is a great structure. It’s robust yet flexible. We look forward to collaborating with our distributor and manufacturer colleagues in ETIM North America’s Product Expert Groups to refine global standards to best meet the North American market’s needs.”
As a direct member, R. STAHL has access to the ETIM developed tools and will participate in many ETIM NA Product Expert (PE) Groups, starting with the Power & Automation and Wiring Devices / Lighting Controls groups. Mary Shaw, ETIM North America’s Executive Director, said in the press release, “We welcome R. STAHL to the ETIM North America community. Their robust offering and technical expertise will bring additional insights and information to our PE Groups. Through the design of a collaborative process, collectively we’re able to determine standardized product class descriptors to help digitize industry product information, streamline processes, and improve customer experiences throughout the industry ecosystem.”
R. STAHL is a global electrical manufacturer of terminal boxes, control boxes, control systems and distribution boards, industrial lighting, intrinsically safe barriers, remote I/O, grounding, industrial cameras and PCs, signaling devices and more.
Based in Salt Lake City, ETIM North America is a non-profit chapter of ETIM International, responsible for the translation and adoption of the ETIM product classification model to support consistent communication of technical product information from manufacturers to end-users in the North American wholesale electrical industry and related construction and industrial sectors.
To learn more about ETIM North America, its Product Expert Groups, and how manufacturers, distributors, reps, and service companies can participate, visit www.etim-na.org or contact Mary Shaw at [email protected].