Who Are We?


PDES, Inc. is an international industry, government, and university consortium committed to accelerating the development and implementation of standards for product data exchange in the Digital Enterprise.


We offer support for the formation, project management, and technical support. We work with the national and international standards structure, helping companies utilize ISO 10303, more commonly known as STEP, as well as other industry and national standards.

Our mission is to enable enterprise integration, improve product quality, increase flexibility, and project lifecycle management interoperability for our participant companies. PDES Inc’s participant companies represent a number of industries and fields, including aerospace, automotive, electronics, manufacturing, and software.

Why should your organization
join PDES, Inc.?


Learn more about the benefits of becoming a PDES, Inc. participant.


As a participant of PDES Inc., your organization can enjoy a number of benefits that will standardize and improve product data exchange within your company, increasing flexibility and quality while decreasing cycle time and cost using STEP.

And that's just the beginning.


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STEP Resources


STEP is the ISO standard for the computer representation and exchange of product modeling information.


By removing the barriers that prevent maximum flexibility in design, manufacturing, support, and archives, STEP enables manufacturers to achieve new, higher levels of quality and productivity while reducing costs and time-to-market.


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Learn more about PDES, Inc.


We are one of the oldest existing virtual corporations in the US and have worked to implement and standardize data exchange for participant companies for almost 30 years.


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