3D PDF Consortium


Members Type Solution Type Solution Description
3d apps logo resized  ISV

 Integrated 3D PDF Publishing Solutions

3D Apps LLC is a leading provider of 2D and 3D visual solutions for offshore/onshore oil/gas, power, manufacturing, and Building Information Management (BIM) industries. We provide software and consulting services to enable rapid integration with enterprise systems.  Our Eagle3D PDF exporters enable users to create rich and interactive 3D PDF documents from most major CAD applications including Navisworks, Revit, Inventor, CADworks, and AutoCAD. We also provide 3D PDF Converter, which offers a simple but effective way to extract either a portion of, or the entire model, into an interactive 3D PDF format.
actify logo  ISV

Authoring, Visualization, and Publishing 

 Actify is an industry leader of Viewing 2.0 solutions that extract product data from different line of business systems such as ERP, PLM, and PDM which enables businesses and their extended supply chains to have visual access to product data for anyone, anytime, anywhere. Actify's Centro publishes data in 3D PDF form to enable rich experiences using product data downstream using the ubiquitous Acrobat Reader.

Adobe_Logo ISV

3D PDF viewing, collaboration, & security 

Adobe provides the free Adobe Reader, installed on over 98% of desktops worldwide.  The Adobe Reader supports the display and interaction with 3D PDF data.  With Adobe Acrobat on the desktop, and Adobe LiveCycle ES in server environments, users can Reader enable their 3D PDFs, turning on advanced document collaboration, forms, and security features within the free Adobe Reader.  Adobe is an active particiapant in the ISO standardization process for PDF.
Anark_Logo ISV Authoring and Publishing

Anark Core is an inuitive, fully automated COTS software tool that makes it easy to combine, author, and publish 3D CAD data and manufacturing information, from virtually any source, to a wide array of downstream business applications and solutions. Anark's mission is to "Unleash the Model Based Enterprise (MBE)", enabling manufacturers to author and publish advanced 3D PDF manufacturing applications and documents, including technical data packages (TDPs), inspection documents, and digital work instructions - all containing precise, manufacture-quality BREP geometry and accurate Product Manufacturing Information (PMI), including 3D dimensions and tolerances.

arasCORP small  ISV Enterprise PLM 

Aras is a global company delivering the next generation of enterprise Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. An advanced PLM platform provides greater scalability, flexibility and extensibility than conventional systems and an open architecture open data model,open API's and open source solutions give your business complete control over your PLM environment. Aras includes business ready solutions for new product development, systems engineering, global manufacturing, supply chain and quality compliance.

Boeing blue standard 150 Manufacturing Industry End User Aerospace and Defense

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commerical jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Boeing products include commerical and miltary aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, and advanced information and communications systems. Boeing has a long tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation, with more than 170,000 people across the United States and in 70 countries.

capvidia logo ISV Manufacturing Software Solutions

Capvidia is a global company operating through a network of offices in the USA, Europe, and Asia. As a leading international software solution provider for the manufacturing industry, Capvidia offers products and related services focused in the following core areas: CAD Data Translation, CAD Validation, CAD Data Quality Assessment, MBE/MBD (Model Based Enterprise/Model Based Definition), and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation and Optimization.

20152201521291 Datakit ISV /
Toolkit Provider
3D PDF Conversion Solutions

Datakit is a leading 3D data conversion company founded in 1994, specializing in CAD data exchange solutions. It offers standalone converters, plug-ins and software development kits (SDK) that import, analyze and export a large number of CAD formats, including 3D PDF. Datakit exposes a wide range of geometrical and semantic data (assemblies, annotations, metadata, PMIā€¦) through its varied range of products.
The company works closely with independent software vendors (ISV) who integrate the Datakit CAD data exchange solutions to their own software, in order to support the reading or the writing of CAD formats, such as 3D PDF.

discus logo ISV  Manufacturing Engineering Solutions 

 DISCUS Software specializes in the development of software tools for accelerating manufacturing and quality engineering. DISCUS Software applications are productivity solutions that dramatically reduce the time to complete first article inspection, in-process inspection planning, process planning, and producability. DISCUS meets requirements of companies such as Boeing, Ford, GE, and Siemens.

IGC150x67 ISV 3D PDF Viewing and Publishing Solutions

Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC) was founded in 1990 to provide an easy, electronic way for companies to view and collaboration and documents, drawings, and 3D models. Since then, IGC has become a leading provider of viewing, annotation, redaction, and publishing software. IGC's products are integrated with leading content management systems by EMC, IBM, OpenText, and Microsoft SharePoint.

iti transendata logo ISV Interoperability Solutions

Since 1985, ITI TranscenData has partnered with major CAD/CAM/CAE/PLM vendors to assemble an unparalleled site of interoperability software products and related services. CADfix supports the translation of PDF files. CADIQ validates that the 3D PDF files are equivalent to their native CAD models from which they are derived and produces side-by-side, 3D PDF reports for intuitive communication of engineering changes or other model comparison issues. We also automate the exchange of 3D PDF files with DEXcenter, enabling customers to rapidly meet their 3D MBD initiatives.

Lattice_Logo ISV Authoring Lattice Technology provides solutions for leveraging 2D & 3D beyond design and development,  throughout the extended manufacturing enterprise. Lattice's 3D Digital Manufacturing software enables their customers to rapidly deliver accurate Design Review, 3D simulations, animatons and inter-related BOMs and parts lists to author interactive 3D documents for uses ranging from process design, assembly instructions, 3D parts lists,

Server-based 3D PDF Publishing

PROSTEP's PDF Generator 3D is a server-based technology for the generation of 3D PDFs built upon Adobe LiveCycle ES. With PDF Generator 3D, companies can integrate 3D PDF generation into PLM workflows. With Adobe LiveCycle, ES, users can integrate information from disparate enterprise systems along with 3D CAD data from the PDM system and publish secure 3D PDFs for use by the extended supply chain.
smartscape logo Systems Integrator

Authoring and Publishing 

 SmartScape specializes in high-value system integration and software development services to the automotive and heavy machinery industries. Working with worldwide companies for over a decade, SmartScape works to continually improve their their customer's ability to visualize and share 3D data beyond the PDM system. With partnerships with international companies, SmartScape is focused on expanding the use of 3D PDF as the portable PLM document of choice for the Japanese market.
 SpaceClaim-Logo 300dpi 3wide rgb  ISV


 SpaceClaim, the leading provider of 3D Direct Modeling software, develops the best direct modeling solution for engineering and manufacturing. SpaceClaim's acclaimed is easy to learn and use, and is completely CAD neutral, supporting all major CAD formats including 3D and 3D PDF. It enables engineers and other manufacturing professionals to rapidly create new designs or manipulate and edit existing 2D and 3D geometry, without the complexity of traditional CAD.
TS3D logotype PMS For Phil-238x37 Toolkit Provider Development Toolkits

Tech Soft 3D provides development toolkitsthat enable independent software vendors (ISVs) to more rapidly deliver world-class technical software.  Tech Soft 3D's HOOPS Exchange and HOOPS Publish technology are built around the PRC file format. With the highest compression, accuracy and fidelity available, PRC captures the original structure intent of CAD design and publishes to 3D PDF, a format accessible to 98% of computers worldwide via the free Adobe Reader.  Design is freed from the confines of proprietary formats, democratizing data sharing like never before.

tetra4d logoshine plate resized ISV

3D PDF Publishing Solutions

Tetra4D provides best-in-class solutions for integrating 3D PDF into engineering, manufacturing, technical publication, and AEC workflows. As an Adobe Gold Level Technology Partner and an Authorized Autodesk developer, Tetra4D offers the most comprehensive set of 3D PDF Converter solutions for Acrobat users and 3D PDF plug-ins for Autodesk products available. Users of Tetra4D products are able to make D and related data accessible and more valuable to all disciplines and areas both internal and external to their organization. 3D PDF Converter includes full support fo accurate BREP geometry and PMI, and allows user to create rich interactive 3D documents such as work instructions and technical data packages.
theorem-logo-trans-web  ISV

3D PDF Publishing Solutions

Theorem Solutions helps Engineering and Manufacturing companies to reduce the costs involved with Customer, Supplier, and internal CAD and PLM project collaboration. Our unique value comes from the comprehensive application suite and technology we offer. By providing advanced data translation products, combined with our Automation Solutions, we deliver data in the optimum form, ready for collaborativge Design, Migration, or Long Term Data Archiving. Our latest 3D PDF Publisher range of products enable users to create interactive 3D PDF documentation quickly and easily, directly from within a native CAD or PLM environment for use throughout an entire organisation.