Data Exchange Association
A section of
Association of Electronics Companies Committed to Electronic Commerce
What is EIDX?
The Electronics Industry Data Exchange Association (EIDX) was formed in 1987
as an incorporated, nonprofit, association of companies from all
segments of the electronics industry. In September,
2001, EIDX became a section of the Computing Technology Industry Association
EIDX serves as a forum for
electronic commerce within the industry. EIDX also works with other
industries where EIDX guidelines may fit their business needs.
EIDX has a governing board, and
Business Process Subcommittee
Guidelines and Standards Subcommittee
Promotion and Education Subcommittee
Electronic information exchange will be a basis for enhanced economic and industrial
growth into the next century.
EIDX enables the Electronics Industry to improve business processes through
standardized and innovative uses of current and emerging technologies.
To provide the framework for all segments of the Electronics Industry to meet the
information challenges as industry and business practices evolve. EIDX will provide the
forum for the Electronics Industry to continuously:
- Evaluate and recommend optimal business processes.
- Develop and publish business models and standards implementation guidelines that
represent current and emerging industry practices.
- Educate and promote the implementation and utilization of electronic information
- Research, develop and pilot new information exchange methodology and promote its
- Establish and leverage strategic alliances with other electronic commerce and industry
EIDX membership is corporate and
available through CompTIA. Members
tell us they join EIDX because ...
the majority of the electronics industry and is recognized as such by
is a forum for education in Electronic Commerce processes and
have access to EIDXs intellectual property and Members Area
page on the web site
can avail themselves to the knowledge and experiences of other member
provides an opportunity to contribute to the direction and evolution
of Electronic Commerce standards and processes that will benefit the
- Exposure to industry
to solutions from industry experts for in-house projects
trading partners are already there
is in their interest to promote the EIDX recommendations down the
supply chain making sure implementations comply to the EIDX
can refer back to the association in case of implementation issues
with their trading partners
have access to the membership and can send out technical/business
related questions and get answers back from a variety of companies
have the possibility to meet their trading partners and competitors
want to be in the front seat to follow-up on new/changing developments
have access to other organizations through the EIDX liaisons, i.e.
EDIFICE, RosettaNet, etc.
can promote their company, host meetings, attract new trading partners
and establish new business relationships
can send as many employees as they like to the conferences without
paying additional registration fees of $550/person.
can call upon support from the EIDX secretariat