3D PDF Consortium

ITI is a strategic partner in the 3D PDF Consortium, which is comprised of end-users, software vendors, systems integrators, developers, and software development toolkit providers. The 3D PDF Consortium organization seeks to encourage the continued development and adoption of 3D PDF as a truly open standard for visualization, collaboration, data exchange, and long-term archiving and retrieval engineering data.



The Association for Enterprise Information facilitates collaboration between government and industry. They are a non-profit, member-driven organization serving the needs of industry and government partners. AFEI is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association, the premier association for the defense industrial base.


The Aerospace Industries Association represents the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of civil, military, and business aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, space systems, aircraft engines, missiles, material, and related components, equipment, services, and information technology.



With more than 31,000 members, AIAA (American Institute or Aeronautics and Astronautics) is the world's largest professional society devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense.



The Automotive Industry Action Group is a globally recognized organization founded in 1982 by a group of visionary managers from Daimler, Ford Motor Company, and General Motors. The purpose of AIAG is to provide an open forum where members cooperate in developing and promoting solutions that enhance the prosperity of the automotive industry. AIAG's focus is to continuously improve business processes and practices involving trading partners throughout the supply chain.

America Makes

As the national accelerator for additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP), America Makes is the nation’s leading and collaborative partner in AM and 3DP technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership with member organizations from industry, academia, government, non-government agencies, and workforce and economic development resources, we are working together to innovate and accelerate AM and 3DP to increase our nation’s global manufacturing competitiveness.


CIMdata, an independent worldwide firm, provides strategic management consulting to maximize an enterprise’s ability to design and deliver innovative products and services through the application of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). Since its founding over thirty years ago, CIMdata has delivered world-class knowledge, expertise, and best-practice methods on PLM. 


The Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS) is proud to be a growing, independent and not-for-profit organisation that specialises in high value design capability. We promote advanced modelling and simulation, underpinned by HPC, pushing the boundaries of technology.



The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, a federally-funded research and development organization of UI LABS, encourages factories across America to deploy digital manufacturing and design technologies, so those factories can become more efficient and cost-competitive.
Working with partners in industry, academia, the nonprofit sector and government, DMDII sponsors research projects in digital manufacturing and design; disseminates the lessons learned; and helps educate the workforce of tomorrow.

Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium

The mission of Dimensional Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC™, Inc.) is to identify urgently needed standards in the field of dimensional metrology, and to promote, foster, and encourage the development and interoperability of these standards, along with related and supporting standards that will benefit the industry as a whole. The Dimensional Measuring Interface Standard (DMIS) and the Quality Information Framework (QIF) are two such standards that the consortium has the responsibility to continue development, maintain and support as well as to coordinate and harmonize with other related standards efforts. The DMSC™ is an ANSI Accredited Standards Developing Organization, as well as an A-Liaison to ISO. The consortium invites participation within the consortium of other standards groups and activities that seek to resolve the technology and other issues of automated (digital) metrology.



The Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association represents manufacturers of specialized agricultural equipment, their suppliers and their distributors. They understand their needs and work hard to be the voice of a specialized industry that continues to bring choice, value and innovation to agriculture. The Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association reaches out and connects small manufacturers, suppliers and distributors, giving them the advantage over their competitors.



IMS is an industry-led, international business innovation and research and development (R&D) program established to develop the next generation of manufacturing and processing technologies through multi-lateral collaboration. Companies and research institutions from the European Union, Mexico, Korea, Switzerland, and the United States of America participate as core partners in this program, but project membership is open to all on a case-by-case basis. Other Regions are encouraged to join the IMS program.


JT Implementer Forum

JT Open is a unique program focused on independent software vendors and end-users of the software who are all committed to standardizing the JT visualization format for visualization, collaboration, and data-sharing. JT Open is an influential community of software vendors, users, and interested parties spanning the PLM value chain who, through an open distribution of enabling technology under a level playing field business model, are able to share 3D data through the medium of the open JT file format for the purposes of visualization, collaboration, and data sharing.



NACFAM is a non-partisan, non-lobbying action/think tank that brokers intense collaboration among its stakeholders from manufacturers, education, research entities, government, trade, and professional associations, and individuals to develop policy recommendations to accelerate manufacturing innovation and build a more globally competitive U.S. manufacturing sector. NACFAM also does projects to improve the bottom line and sustainability of manufacturing organizations. The results from these projects also inform the policy/program development process with real-world experience.



NAFEMS is an independent not-for-profit body with the sole aim of promoting the effective use of engineering simulation methods such as finite element analysis, multi-body system dynamics, and computational fluid dynamics.

PDES, Inc.

PDES, Inc. is an international industry/government consortium accelerating the development and implementation of ISO 10303, commonly known as STEP (Standard for the Exchange of Product model data).


ITI is one of the most active members of LOTAR International, a project being conducted by leading OEMs and suppliers in the aerospace and defense industry under the joint auspices of ASD-STAN, AIA, PDES Inc., and the Prose ivy Association. The LOTAR development of a worldwide-accepted standard for long-term archiving of a 3D master and product structure is an international collaboration of the Aerospace Industries Association of America (AIA) and the Aerospace and Defense Industries Association of Europe for Standardization (ASD-STAN), under the supervision of the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). 

University of Cincinnati

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

The College of Engineering and Applied Science, CEAS, provides an array of complementing programs that span the gap between science and application. With strong research programs, internationally renowned cooperative work experiences, and a long history of educational excellence in technology and engineering, the college delivers unparalleled opportunities for our graduates.