Publications

PDF in Manufacturing

Developed and published in conjunction with the PDF Association 

PDF in Manufacturing provides a concise and informative background to the relationship between manufacturing technology and the PDF file format. Starting with a short history of documents as applied to design processes the publication covers the development of model based definition (MBD), reviews key applications and industry segments. An introduction to the wide range of manufacturing-relevant technologies built into the PDF format is provided, as are four example interactive 3D PDF files provided by the publication’s sponsors (Anark, callas software GmbH, GEAR.IT, intarsys, iText, PDFTron, PROSTEP AG, SEAL Systems and Tech Soft 3D)

PDF/UA-1 (ISO 19005-1)

This part of ISO 14289 specifies the use of ISO 32000-1:2008 to produce accessible electronic documents.  To obtain a copy of this standard (ISO 14289-1, Document management applications – Electronic document file format enhancement for accessibility – Part 1: Use of ISO 32000-1 (PDF/UA-1)), email your request to Betsy Fanning, Director, Standards.

Project Phases and Activities Checklist

This document provides a list of recommended project phases and activities related to records and electronic/physical record/document environment reviews and projects (also referred to as ECM, ERM, EDM, etc.).