News & Events


Tech 360 Briefing: What’s Driving Purchasing Changes?.

Disruption is occurring in many established industries... and the wholesale industry is feeling the heat from the Amazon effect. We spoke with people from all sides of the supply chain—manufacturing, distribution, and contracting—to get their perspectives on what is driving these changes and how each part of the supply chain can compete.

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Upgrading to IDX’s New Tier 1 EDI Service Solution.

SFTPforIDXIf you are an Industry Data Exchange (IDX) subscriber, you likely connect your current Enterprise Resource Package (ERP) or Order Management System (OMS) to the IDX using one of the following connections: File Transfer Protocol (FTP) or Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Here, we take a look at the difference between the two and explore why IDEA prefers SFTP.

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Press Releases

IDEA Releases 2018 eBusiness Standards Updates

  • 06 Dec 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2017   IDEA Contact: Reina Munsch Phone: (703) 562-4681       IDEA Releases 2018 eBusiness Standards Updates All Changes to Industry Standards Slated for Implementation in June 2018     ARLINGTON, VA – The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA…

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Jan Janse is the New President of ETIM International

For immediate release   ETIM International contact: Marc Habets Phone: +32-2-5889827   Brussels, November 2017   Jan Janse new president ETIM International ETIM International, the global coordinating organisation for the technical product data classification, has elected Jan Janse of Sonepar…

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IDEA in the News

tED Magazine - Power Up Your eCommerce Efforts

  • 15 Mar 2017
  • idw

Investing in the future means investing in top-notch product data. The industry has created a solution that equips distributors with standards-based, comprehensive, up-to-date product data directly from their manufacturer trading partners: the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW).

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tED Magazine - Better Data Better Warehouse

  • 24 Jan 2017
  • idw

The best way to ensure the data in your business system matches the data in the suppliers' systems is by accessing manufacturer data through a single, centralized source, like IDEA's Industry Data Warehouse.

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IDEA 2018 eBiz

  • 17 Apr 2017

September 24-26, 2018 - Tysons Corner, VA - More info