Motors and Controls Corporation Joins IDEA Connector Platform

Customers will be able to access the latest product data electronically through this industry-approved master data management (MDM) platform

Arlington, VA – Motors and Controls Corporation (MCC) demonstrates their dedication to making business easier for their customers by leveraging IDEA Connector to provide the most accurate and timely product data, minimizing order errors and returns. Customers will have 24/7 access to the product information they need to market and sell to their customers, and they can be confident that information is accurate and validated against industry standards.

“Motors and Controls Corporation is excited to join the group of amazing manufacturers and distributors already working with IDEA.  This partnership will improve our customers’ and our employees’ productivity.  Providing dependable information within our ERP and on our eCommerce platform will allow our customers to access it on their time,” said Jesse Bares, COO at MCC.  “We are dedicated to making everyone more productive.”

With IDEA Connector, distributors can access all available product content from manufacturers in a variety of formats. In addition to delivering a user-friendly interface to maintain product information, users have access to a graphical mapping tool to generate any required product and pricing extracts.

“Motors and Controls Corporation is making it easier for their customers to have positive experiences through detailed product information,” said Brenda Maxwell, Director of Global Product Management at IDEA. “As an industry, quality digital product information helps the channel become more competitive and better serve customers.”

The IDEA Connector platform holds more than 2.9 million SKUs, 250 million product attributes, and 500 fields for digital initiatives, including technical drawings, multiple images (3D, thumbnails, etc.), warranty information, videos, IMAP pricing, certifications (UL, Prop 65, etc.), and multilingual content (Spanish, French, etc.).

For more information about how to join IDEA Connector, contact IDEA or call (866) 479-0484.

About IDEA

The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) is the official technology service provider and eBusiness standards body of the electrical industry. IDEA helps hundreds of manufacturers and distributors around the world effectively and efficiently exchange transactional and eCommerce content on a day-to-day basis. IDEA was founded in 1998 through a partnership formed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED). Their applications also bring value to vertical markets such as industrial, retail, and consumer-packaged goods. IDEA is headquartered in Arlington, VA (     

About Motors and Controls Corporation

Motors and Controls Corporation is an electrical distributor focused on industrial control. Our customers’ productivity is our business. MCC was founded in 1978 and serves the Pacific Northwest from two branches in Kent and Olympia, Washington. We enjoy fulfilling our customers’ requests, no matter how small, unique, or fast. We are a single source solution to get our customers’ projects from inception to completion. We stake our reputation on every job. We Have Everything Under Control. Find out more at