3D PDF Consortium to Hold Its First Annual Meeting At 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Congress

Consortium Also to Sponsor the May Congress



Wakefield, MA February 7, 2012 – The 3D PDF Consortium announced today that is holding its first annual meeting in conjunction with the 3D Collaboration and Interoperability Congress (3DCIC –, on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 23rd. The 3DCIC is dedicated to fostering and improving collaboration and interoperability in product design, development and manufacturing. The 3D PDF Consortium is also sponsoring the popular industry forum.


“3DCIC is a natural fit for our annual meeting,” says David Opsahl, the Consortium executive director. “The Congress focuses on end user experiences across any industry, and how users are meeting their objectives by leveraging product data assets in ways that generate real return on investment. This is very appealing to our members. They gain valuable insights on innovative ways their manufacturing colleagues are addressing some of the same challenges they themselves face.”


“3D PDF will become ubiquitous as people throughout manufacturing learn what they can do with it to enhance collaboration in product development”, explains David Prawel, president of Longview Advisors, and founder of 3DCIC. “3D PDF already has a long history with our event. As many our attendees are implementing real-world solutions to their PLM challenges, 3D PDF always ends up in the dialog.”


About the 3D PDF Consortium

The 3D PDF Consortium is a community of companies interested in collaboration of dynamic 3D data through PDF files. Software providers, systems integrators, government agencies, and businesses that provide and consume 3D data solutions look to the 3D PDF Consortium to demonstrate the success of these solutions within the market and promote 3D PDF as a solution to improve business results. The 3D PDF Consortium promotes 3D PDF adoption through demonstrating best practices, and generating awareness of the power of 3D-enabled PDF to solve a multitude of communication and collaboration challenges across various industries.


For more information on the 3D PDF Consortium, please visit

About the 3D CIC

Now in its ninth year, the annual Congress is the only vendor- and product-neutral event in the world addressing collaboration and interoperability in manufacturing and business communications. The international event has grown into an essential forum for executives, managers, senior engineers, and IT professionals to network, learn and strategize with thought leaders from automotive, aerospace and many other manufacturing industries, as well as with representatives from government and defense communities. For more information see:


About Longview Advisors

Longview Advisors Inc. provides consulting services in the business, technology and application of 3D software in product lifecycle management. For more information, please visit: (




For 3D PDF Consortium:

Mark Guthrie

Smart2Market for the 3DPDF Consortium


For Longview Advisors/3DCIC:

Terri Douglas

Catapult PR-IR

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