NewFormat AB Industry Associations Memberships:
The PDF Association, www.pdfa.org, - "The Home of the PDF industry" -
"To promote Open Standards-based electronic document
implementations using PDF technology through education,
expertise and shared experience for stakeholders worldwide."
The activities of the PDF Association include education and promotion of ISO 32000
(the international standard for PDF / Portable Document Format),
as well as PDF/A, PDF/E, PDF/UA, PDF/VT and PDF/X.
PDF Association works closely with ISO and AIIM
on the development of future PDF standards.
PDF Association facilitates networking and communication,
and the sharing of expertise and experience with interested parties worldwide,
and includes over 100 enterprises and numerous individual subject-matter experts
from more than 20 countries.
use the PDF Association to share knowledge and experience with PDF technology.
use the PDF Association to learn about the role and capabilities of PDF and
PDF’s subset standards in ECM and other electronic document applications.
benefit from improved reliability, quality and functionality and interoperability
in their experience of electronic documents.
The Board represents a diverse range of companies in the PDF technology space,
including those providing desktop software, cloud services, business applications,
toolkits, services and more.
The Board includes several direct competitors, highlighting the importance of
cooperation in an industry where interoperability - attention to standards -
is the foundation of the value proposition of PDF technology.
The management board includes industry leaders from
Adlib Software, Adobe Systems Inc., callas software GmbH,
Datalogics Inc., DocuSign, intarsys consulting GmbH,
levigo solutions GmbH, LuraTech Europe GmbH,
Nitro Software Inc., and Satz-Rechen-Zentrum (SRZ) Berlin.
The association’s Chair is Matt Kuznicki, CTO, Datalogics.
The association’s Vice Chair is Scott Mackey, VP for Customer Success, Adlib Software.
The association’s Executive Director is Duff Johnson, Duff Johnson Strategy & Communications.
The association’s Managing Director is Thomas Zellmann, LuraTech Europe GmbH.
Association Lifetime Member (2016): Olaf Drümmer, callas software GmbH.
Kent Åberg, Founder & Managing Director of NewFormat AB,
is Chair of PDF Association Scandinavia Chapter.
Företagarna (Swedish Federation of Business Owners)
Creates better conditions for starting, running, developing,
and owning a business in Sweden.
Företagarna represents 75 000 business owners.
The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
Business organisation in the regions of Stockholm and Uppsala with
2,400 member companies, ranging from global giants to small entrepreneurs.
Together, the member companies have 500,000 employees.
Industry association in Sweden for all who are interested in graphic communication
and who want to promote awareness, share knowledge and drive the industry forward.
Members range from the largest graphic companies to smaller printers, copy shops,
in-house printshops, graphic schools and suppliers and other interested parties.
International cluster organisation based in Sweden for the packaging industry.
Packbridge, formed in 2010, is are a growing network for the industry and
all its stakeholders - customers, suppliers, researchers and innovators.
The idea of Packbridge is to create a meeting place that naturally
connects industry with academia, research with commercial application,
and - perhaps most - people with people.
Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG).
The PASIG is a vendor independent community open to any
institutions and commercial organizations interested in
learning and sharing practical experiences in the following:
The community is focused on sharing open computing solutions and best practices.
- Comparison of high-level OAIS architectures,
services-oriented architecture work, and use cases
- Sharing of best practices and software code
- Cooperation on standard, open, 'in-a-box' solutions
around repository technologies
- Review of storage architectures and trends and their
relation to preservation and archiving architectures and
eResearch data set management
- Discussion of the uses of commercial third party and
But while sharing information about the state-of-the-art developments in standards
and open source is important, this is not a standards-setting organization.
It is a place to share practical experiences, successes, pain points,
and potential topics for more collaboration.
Swedish Packaging Guild