October 25, 2012

New Professional and Synchronization Customers

New IDW Customers

Dimplex North America Limited is a global manufacturer specializing in electric heating and offers a range of residential, commercial and industrial products. A member of the Glen Dimplex Group, Dimplex entered the North American market by acquiring heating brands – Electromode, Sentinel, Chromalox and Westcan. Recent innovations include patented electric flame technology used in fireplace and specialty fireplace products. They will be using the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) to syndicate product data with their distributors. Find out more at www.dimplex.com.

Madison Electric Company is an independently owned electrical distributor and recently became a customer of the IDW to obtain product data from their suppliers. Serving the Southeastern Michigan area, Madison has 11 locations throughout the area providing solutions for control and automation, commercial lighting, HVAC, wire/cable/cable assemblies, construction/lighting project management, commodity management services, and electronic connectors. Find out more at www.madisonelectric.com.

ProSoft Technology is a manufacturer specializing in communication solutions compatible with large automation suppliers’ controllers such as Rockwell Automation and Schneider Electric. Serving the building automation, oil & gas, power, packaging, water/wastewater and wireless industries, ProSoft’s communication interface module products aim to link various automation products seamlessly as if they were from the same supplier. They will be using the IDW to provide product and pricing data directly to their distributors and partners. Find out more at www.prosoft-technology.com.

New DMS Customer

Mizco International, Inc., a manufacturer of consumer electronics, became a new Data Management Service (DMS) customer on October 19, 2012. Mizco produces mobile accessories, power supply solutions, and travel-related products through their brands Cellular Innovations, DIGIPOWER, and iEssentials. A supplier to the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN®) and already an IRD CERICOMX® user, Mizco will use DMS to leverage IDEA experts to manage the data synchronization process to ensure compliance with GDSN® standards and meet deadlines from demand-side mandates. Find out more at www.mizco.com.

New IRD CERICOMX® Customers

As a 1SYNC Data Pool On-Board Solution (OBS) partner, IDEA implements suppliers that subscribe to the 1SYNC data pool using the IRD CERICOMX® Data Synchronization Platform. IDEA was recently assigned 25 suppliers:

These companies will be trained to use IRD CERICOMX®, an online catalog that suppliers use to register product data with the GS1 Registry® and GDSN via the 1SYNC Data Pool. Suppliers also use this solution to publish product data to demand partners including retailers such as Lowe’s and Walmart.

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