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Socomec Joins IDEA Connector to Syndicate Product Data to Distributors

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August 31, 2022

IDEA recently announced that Socomec, an electrical component manufacturer, is syndicating its product data through IDEA Connector. This provides Socomec’s authorized trading partners with accurate, timely product data and marketing content. By supplying their distributors efficient digital access to the information needed to market and sell, Socomec is creating a better customer experience, minimizing order errors and returns.

Socomec is an electrical equipment design and manufacturing company, specializing in energy performance of low voltage electrical installations. With 12 manufacturing sites and a long-standing presence in more than 80 countries, including in the USA and Canada, Socomec has been at the forefront of electrical component manufacturing for 100 years.

“Socomec is enthusiastic in providing our high-quality product data to our distributors through IDEA Connector. This partnership with IDEA takes Socomec to a new level,” said David Dahuron, Sales & Technical Support Manager, Socomec.

IDEA Connector allows Socomec’s authorized distributors to receive all available product content 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.

“Socomec is providing their distributors with direct digital access to high-quality product content in IDEA Connector,” said Brenda Maxwell, IDEA Director of Global Product Management. “This better equips distributors to sell products and better serve customers.”

IDEA Connector holds over 2.9 million SKUs, 250 million product attributes, and over 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.).

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