Prophet 21, Yardley, Pa., pledged its support of the industrywide data warehouse (IDW) project under development by the Industry Data Exchange Association (IDEA).

The company committed to support the IDW within its distributor business systems and through funding as well. "Prophet 21 is making this technology investment as an extension of our commitment to the industry, and our existing and future customers, by partaking in the IDW project," said Charles Boyle, president of Prophet 21. The company also recently announced that five electrical distributors have installed new Prophet 21 computer systems: House of Lights, Cleveland, Ohio; Kay Electric, Conshohocken, Pa.; Melville B. Hall Inc., St. Louis, Mo.; Mustang Electric Supply LLC, Lewisville, Texas; and Silver State Electric Supply, Las Vegas, Nev.