About

PDES Inc. is one of the oldest existing virtual corporations in the US. Founded on August 8, 1988, PDES Inc. has worked to implement and standardize data exchange for participant companies for almost 30 years.

Many of the founding organizations continue to receive business value from their participation with PDES Inc.

PDES, Inc. members represent leading manufacturers, U.S government agencies, universities, and software vendors. We support the Digital Enterprise through the development and implementation of information and product exchange and data standards.

These standards support model-based engineering, model-based manufacturing, and model-based sustainment. Implementation testing and data exchange using the ISO 10303 standard (STEP) are an integral part of PDES, Inc.



Why should your organization join PDES, Inc.?

As a PDES Inc. participant, your organization gains access to a number of benefits that will help improve product data exchange within your company. Here are just a few of the participation perks:

  • Access to world’s leading experts and knowledge base in STEP deployment.
  • Strong relationships with leading prime contractors and OEMs.
  • Access to best practices for STEP implementation.
  • Facilitates business opportunities with participating companies.

Join PDES, Inc. today!

Contact us to learn more about becoming a participant of the PDES, Inc. community.


(319) 432-3407

Jack Harris,
General Manager

(817) 935-4537

Dr. Michael R. Jahadi,
President & Chairman,
Executive Board