Tech Soft 3D Names Phil Spreier Product Manager for CAD Translation Technologies

BERKELEY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Jun 22, 2010 -- Tech Soft 3D, the leading provider of component technology to the engineering software industry, welcomes Phil Spreier as the new Translation Solutions Product Manager. Phil will drive the product direction of the popular 3D CAD translation and PDF publishing components, which will be repackaged and licensed in pure library form by mid-summer.

For over 17 years, Phil has been involved in the engineering, sales and management of 3D Modeling and Translation technology. Most recently, he built and strengthened strategic partnerships worldwide as Director of Channel Development for Spatial.

"Phil has the unique qualifications and perspective to maximize the impact of this technology," says Tech Soft 3D CEO, Ron Fritz. "Under his leadership, we're confident this powerful new offering in the Tech Soft 3D suite will continue to thrive and support superior data exchange throughout the industry."

The 3D CAD translation suite and PDF publishing SDK allow development teams to create applications that access data from over 25 popular 3D formats and publish rich 3D PDF files in the industry-standard PRC and U3D formats.

"We were very pleased to learn that Phil Spreier is joining the Tech Soft 3D team," said Scott Collins, SVP of Product Development at Anark. "Having worked with Phil extensively over the years, we are confident of his deep understanding of 3D CAD component technology, and the interoperability issues facing PLM software companies and their manufacturing customers."

Phil will be based in the Business Development office in Bend, Oregon, and work closely with the technology's original development team in Lyon, France. To find out more about Phil and his role at Tech Soft 3D, please visit:

About Tech Soft 3D

Tech Soft 3D provides premier component technologies and related services that enable software developers to rapidly create world-class technical software. The company's flagship HOOPS® technology has been incorporated into nearly 300 commercial software applications. The company also develops the CAD Foundation Libraries and resells premium components such as Autodesk's RealDWG® Toolkit and AutoCAD® OEM platform, Adobe's LiveCycle and Acrobat Pro OEM, as well as the Parasolid® Modeling Kernel from Siemens PLM Software. The company maintains corporate headquarters in Berkeley, California and can be reached through http://

HOOPS is a registered trademark. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective owners.

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