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Proplanet featured in EDA's Taking Stock

April 14, 2022

Every quarter, our UK partner the Electrical Distributors' Association (EDA) releases a newsletter full of industry news, inspiring stories and tips & tricks on how to make the most of your benefits. In the April edition of their newsletter, they dedicated some attention to our new UK office and our new branding. Here's what the EDA wrote about us!

New-look Proplanet opens UK office
Leading Product Information Management (PIM) provider Proplanet has opened a new office in Coventry and rebranded with an updated colour scheme and logo. A refreshed website is also in the pipeline.

These changes mark the Dutch-owned company’s commitment to its British operation, which provides the EDA’s EDATA PIM platform solution and supports manufacturers, merchants, and wholesalers with ETIM classification and product data enrichment.

Proplanet is enjoying fantastic growth in the UK, with a string of new clients including VIP-Polymers Ltd, Moflash and LED Robus Group. “We’re really pleased to be helping these businesses get up to speed quickly to maximise the use of their PIM systems,” says Proplanet’s UK Business Developer, Wayne Jarvis.

“We’re also seeing a surge in enquiries around product classification compatibility. As co-creators of ETIM, the Proplanet PIM is fully compliant with ETIM, ETIM MC, Dynamic ETIM, UNSPC and GS1 to manage data in these formats.

“Our powerful PIM solutions can be scaled to suit, whether you’re starting small, growing fast or need a full enterprise solution with 1m+ SKUs and digital assets. If you’d like to know more, please get in touch to book an appointment.”

About the Electrical Distributors' Association (EDA)

Founded in 1914, the EDA is the trade association for electrical wholesale distributors in the UK. Wholesale distributors are the essential link between manufacturers of electrotechnical products and the electricians and electrical contractors who install them. The EDA supports and represents UK wholesalers, that join as Members, with Affiliated Membership open to manufacturers, solution providers and service providers.

EDA's mission? To facilitate digitalisation of the UK electro-technical sector bringing tangible benefits for all members of the value chain. To make this possible, the EDA offers EDATA, an industry product data pool containing ETIM-complient, readily-available, accurate, consistent, high quality product data that will enable e-commerce and improve customer experience.

If you want to find out more about the EDA and what they can offer your business, please visit eda.org.uk.