May 7, 2008

New IDEA Customer, IDW Certified Manufacturer and IDEA IRD Customers

IDEA announces one new IDEA customer, one new IDW certified manufacturer and 10 new IDEA IRD customers. Read more about these companies and how you can begin trading with them electronically to expand your business.

New IDEA Customer: Gatto Electric Supply

Gatto Electric Supply, an electrical distributor from Cleveland, OH, became an IDEA customer on April 30, 2008. They will be taking advantage of the reliability and cost savings of Industry Data Exchange (IDX). Gatto ES is a proud member of NAED and IMARK. Find out more at Welcome aboard!

IDW Business Information Certified

IDEA is proud to announce CRC Industries, a worldwide leader in the production of specialty chemicals, recently completed the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) Data Quality Maintenance Training and will now submit their own pricing and product updates directly to IDW. Additionally, they met all requirements for the Data Audit Certification (DAC) program. These accomplishments demonstrate CRC’s dedication and commitment to providing the most timely and accurate data to their trading partners. Congratulations!

IDEA’s Data Audit and Certification (DAC) program ensures that the manufacturer data housed in our Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) is clean and error free. All IDW manufacturers should follow in CRC exemplary footsteps. It is important to supply distributors with the highest quality data. Find out more about CRC at  

New IDEA IRD Customers

IDEA, a 1SYNC Data Pool On-Board Solution (OBS) partner, implements suppliers that subscribe to the 1SYNC data pool using IDEA’s IRD CERICOMX® application. IDEA was recently assigned 10 suppliers:

These companies will be trained to use IRD CERICOMX®, an IDEA branded product for supporting and uploading supplier product information into the GS1 Registry® and GDSN via the 1SYNC Data Pool.

If you would like to find out more about the CERICOMX® product, please contact John Etrie, IRD Product & Customer Support Manager, at (703) 562-4624.

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