Bertelsmann AG, VAW-arvato Adopts Inmedius S1000D Software
Pittsburgh, Pa. - Inmedius announced the purchase of its S1000Dmanager" and S1000DauthorPro documentation production software by Bertelsmann VAW-arvato, Germany's premier provider of full-service technical documentation solutions. The software will be utilized to provide professional technical publication and illustration services to VAW-arvato's civilian and military customers. The multi-user contract includes maintenance and onsite training services to support the production of both S1000D compliant electronic and paper-based documentation.
"From a user and technical standpoint, Inmedius provides the best solution in the marketplace for producing ASD S1000D documentation, regardless of the Specification version. Their technical expertise and deep domain knowledge made them the obvious partner choice," stated Peter Lahner, Manager Head Office, VAW-arvato. "As a service provider who works with a broad client base, it is imperative that the applications we utilize are flexible and expandable to meet the vast needs of both military and commercial clients. Inmedius' solution gives us the ability to work with multiple customers on numerous projects."
VAW-arvato has supported the military and defense industry for over 50 years. It currently researches, authors, illustrates and translates descriptive and spare parts documentation for all wheel and chain vehicles, including; tanks, heavy and light trucks and special vehicles. Additionally, VAW-arvato will utilize the software to deliver documentation to the maritime industry.
"Currently, we are supporting our customers in migrating their technical documentation from the B007 Standard to the S1000D Specification," added Lahner. "We see Inmedius as a long term partner to assist us in this evolution and are looking forward to a professional and mutually beneficial relationship."
"We are pleased to have VAW-arvato join the rapidly growing family of Inmedius customers in Europe," stated Gary Schaffer, CEO and President, Inmedius.
VAW-arvato: Headquartered in Grefrath, Germany, VAW-arvato is the international full-service provider for technical documentation within arvato AG. VAW-arvato provides the complete production of descriptive documentation, parts catalogues and technical graphics, as well as translations in all common languages. Clients from within major industries such as automotive, machine and plant engineering, military, and medical branches can rely on VAW-arvato's more than 200 specialists to ensure that their requests are fulfilled promptly and in the highest quality. www.vaw-arvato.com
About Inmedius: Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA with offices in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and India, Inmedius is a global leader in delivering performance-oriented applications that capture, create, manage, and deploy technical information assets. Integrating those information assets within business processes, using state-of-the-art workflow and collaborative techniques, is an Inmedius hallmark. Providing lifecycle solutions to aerospace, defense, and technical publications organizations worldwide, Inmedius enables its clients to share an unprecedented level of productivity and efficiency empowering every corner of the organization. www.inmedius.com