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Cortona3D and Shufra to jointly deliver cutting-edge technical publication solutions to aerospace and defense markets worldwide

17 May, 2010

Cortona3D today signed a partnership agreement with Shufra to represent its products globally to the aerospace, defense and manufacturing markets. Shufra specializes in software, training, consultancy and implementation services to help companies worldwide optimize their documentation creation and management processes and comply with international technical authoring standards, such as ASD-STE100 (Simplified Technical English) and S1000D. Cortona3D is a leading 3D visual communication and publishing software innovator for manufacturers, OEMs and content.

Cortona3D software enables manufacturers to provide more efficient and effective technical documentation – parts catalogs, technical manuals, operating procedures, work instructions and training materials. Cortona’s Rapid family of tools is proven in use on projects run by Boeing  and The European Space Agency amongst many others.

Commenting on the partnership agreement, managing director Frans Wijma of Shufra said, "The impressive range of software applications that Cortona3D offers perfectly complements our current offering of sophisticated solutions that help our customers to save cost and improve efficiency when creating technical documentation. Cortona3D’s capabilities in the field of visualization and animation based on engineering data combined with Shufra’s expertise in technical language documentation as well as related standards and best practices will offer our customers with unrivalled tech-pubs solutions.

Matthew Booth, VP Sales for Cortona3D said "Cortona3D is experiencing ever growing demand globally for the Rapid tools. Partnering with Shufra will help us meet this demand as they have an unfaltering reputation in our key target sectors such as aerospace and defense, supporting ongoing business efficiency amongst an impressive list of customers. The team at Shufra is committed to assisting customers in delivering technical documentation efficiently and accurately, as is Cortona3D.”

About Cortona3D

Cortona3D provides 3D visual communication and publishing software to equipment manufacturers worldwide. Cortona3D open standards tools give manufacturers the power to rapidly author web-based interactive, animated 3D product documentation such as maintenance manuals, spare parts catalogs and interactive training from existing CAD assets. Proven benefits are three times faster production, 80%+ cost savings, and improved quality. Customers include Boeing, Ford, GE, ESA and Airbus. Cortona3D has a track record of sector leadership and product improvement with representation in industry standardization bodies including AECMA, ATA and ADL-SCORM and S1000D.

About Shufra

Shufra is a full-service technical documentation provider that specializes in international documentation standards, providing training, software, consultancy and ASD-STE100 Simplified Technical English implementation services. Our leading experts have supported over 70 customers in implementing Simplified Technical English, including Boeing, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems, EADS, HOMAG, SAAB, FAA, L-3 communications, NICE Systems, Philips, Fluke, WatchGuard, Kubota and Omron.