The PDF Association cooperates with international associations concerned with document management, enterprise content management, long-term archiving and accessibility.
Access for All
The Swiss foundation «Access for all» is a non-profit sponsor of assistive technology development including support for accessible PDF documents.
The DVBS e.V.- German Association of Blind and Partially Sighted Students and Professionals works with the “BIT inklusiv” project to promote new employment opportunities through accessible information technology.
3D PDF Consortium
The 3D PDF Consortium is a global initiative dedicated to the promotion, development and adoption of 3D PDF.
The BITMi is the only professional IT association that represents middle-class interests exclusively.
FeRD, Forum elektronische Rechnung Deutschland is the German Forum for Electronic Invoicing.
The Nuclear Information Management Industry Association (NIRMA) develops standards and guidance for the nuclear industry worldwide.
TWAIN Working Group
The TWAIN Working Group, established in 1992, is a not-for-profit association whose purpose is to provide and foster a universal public standard which links applications and image acquisition devices.
VOI – Verband Organisations- und Informationssysteme e. V. is the German Trade Association for providers and users of ECM systems.
Xplor International is a not-for-profit association for technology users and suppliers in the digital document industry.
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Finnish Business Archive Association
Liikearkistoyhdistys is the Finnish Business Archive Association (FBAA), a professional body in organizational information management.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
National Archives and Records Administration
NARA is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records and with increasing public access to those documents, which comprise the National Archives. (read more)
The German competence network for digital preservation. – Kompetenznetzwerk Langzeitarchivierung
Open Preservation Foundation
The Open Preservation Foundation sustains technology and knowledge for the long-term management of digital cultural heritage.
The Apache PDFBox™ library is an Open Source Java tool released under the Apache License v2.0.
DANTE, Deutschsprachige Anwendervereinigung TeX e.V., has been founded on April 14, 1989 in Heidelberg, Germany.
AIIM, represents the global community of information professionals. As the secretariat to ISO’s TC 171, AIIM is the accredited standards development organization (SDO) for PDF, PDF/A, PDF/E and PDF/UA.
TAGA Italia – is the Italian Association of Graphic Arts Technicians.
Vigc – is the Flemish Innovation Center for Graphic Communication.