IDEA’s Latest Manufacturers to Achieve High Level of Compliance In Data Certification Program

The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) today announces the latest manufacturers to achieve a high level of data compliance within its Data Certification Program.

The following manufacturers have all reached 95 percent compliance or higher for their items in the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) since the initial announcement made in early February:

Allied Moulded Products, Inc.
Legrand – Cablofil 
Lithonia Lighting – Canada 
Middle Atlantic Products 
Ronk Electrical
Universal Lighting Technologies 

IDEA’s Data Certification Program is designed to measure the item-level completeness and quality of data available within the IDW. The program focuses on 43 critical data fields in the IDW that contain the transactional and descriptive product information distributors need to conduct business and sell manufacturers’ products (e.g. brand, packaging, price effective date, etc.). An item is compliant if its critical fields are fully populated. The content within the compliant items’ critical fields will then go through quarterly quality checks to ensure consistency and accuracy.

Other manufacturers continue to make progress with their IDW data, and nearly 140 have committed to achieving at least 95 percent compliance for their eligible items in the IDW by October 1.

IDEA will continue to provide updates to the industry as additional manufacturers achieve high levels of compliance. If manufacturers need assistance to complete their data, IDEA offers the Critical Content Fulfillment Service to facilitate data management for the 43 critical fields.

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