Spare Parts Catalogs from a 3D PDF Container

PROSTEP’s 3D PDF technology supports the digitalization of a wide range of business processes. For example, Atotech Deutschland uses our 3D PDF-based service content publishing solution to generate electronic spare parts catalogs for its specialist electroplating systems. This has dramatically reduced the time required to produce the documentation compared to the previously used catalog creation […]

Service Documentation with 3D PDF

Companies spend much time and labor preparing, updating, and distributing technical documentation for maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) operations. Despite this, maintenance and service engineers often have trouble locating the current documentation or having the requisite spare parts listed in that documentation. A better approach would be to have design, manufacturing, and other business processes […]

Request for Quotation (RFQ) with 3D PDF

RFQ creation, distribution, and final disposition is the quintessential communications and collaboration environment. Throughout, the purchasing department is in intensive and extensive communications with departments within the company, such as design and engineering, sales, and finance. The purchasing department also acts as a clearinghouse for information to third-party partners. The information for RFQ exists in many […]

Change / Release Process with 3D PDF

Product development is different in every company. Some companies have formal procedures; others work ad hoc. These differences make coordinating change/release processes between partner companies difficult. One problem involves proposing changes, understanding those changes, and communicating change orders. Another problem is in exchanging the associated data from different authoring systems, databases, and enterprise management system. […]

Paperless Manufacturing with 3D PDF

Many manufacturing companies use 3D CAD systems to design their products. However, paper drawings are still considered the authoritative documents for manufacturing, quality assurance, assembly, and other downstream processes, including even sales and marketing. Paper documents are still commonly used in outsourced manufacturing. These paper documents often contain valuable technical manufacturing information, such as geometric […]