Anark and Lattice Announce Product Integration Partnership to Leverage Adobe 3D PDF Format

Boulder, CO, September 2, 2010: Anark Corporation, a leading provider
of automated 3D CAD transformation and product visualization
solutions, and Lattice Technology, a leading provider of 3D Process
Planning and Digital Manufacturing solutions, today announced their
technology and reseller partnership which includes their intentions
to integrate their product lines and to leverage the Adobe 3D PDF
format as an open and freely viewable data container for 3D design
and manufacturing applications.

This technology and reseller partnership will provide an integrated
3D Process Planning and Work Instruction authoring environment which
utilizes native Adobe 3D PDF as the data delivery format which can be
viewed and interacted with using the Free Adobe Reader.

"It makes perfect sense for Anark and Lattice to join forces at this
time," said Stephen Collins CEO of Anark Corporation. "Lattice is the
leader in generating a low cost, high value process planning and
digital manufacturing solution, while Anark has been leading the
industry in authoring light weight 3D work instructions based on the
open Adobe 3D PDF format. Together we can now offer a complete 3D CAD
to 3D Process Planning to 3D PDF work instruction environment at a
fraction of the cost of the big PLM vendors' equivalent solutions. We
are enabling our customers to create light weight animated work
instructions which do not require proprietary CAD formats or CAD
viewers and are fully deployable using the Free Adobe Reader resident
on over 99% of the world's computers," continued Stephen.

"Lattice is very excited to be joining forces with Anark, the lead
company in transforming heavy 3D CAD assemblies into lightweight and
open 3D PDFs. Through our years of experience with our super light
weight XVL format, we have discovered that the Achilles heel of the
large PLM vendors solutions is the heaviness of the data they
create," said Bill Barnes, General Manager, Lattice Technology, Inc."
For example, when you start with a heavy CAD Assembly and combine it
with heavy manufacturing simulations, the resulting work instructions
are too heavy and too slow to be useable on the shop floor. Now that
we have partnered with Anark our ability to deliver super lightweight
3D PDF work instructions is second to none."

For more information about the high value low cost super light weight
3D Process Planning and 3D PDF animated work instruction capabilities
now made possible, please contact your local Anark or Lattice

About Anark
Anark Corporation provides powerful enterprise software and solutions
to manufacturing organizations that need to cost-effectively utilize
their 3D CAD data and manufacturing information for design
collaboration, manufacturing automation, data exchange,
visualization, simulation, and technical documentation applications.

Anark helps market leaders such as Boeing, Cessna, Pratt & Whitney,
Lockheed Martin, Rockwell Collins, and Herman Miller unlock the
potential of their 3D assets to save money, accelerate product
development, and to collaborate and communicate more effectively and
securely. For more information about Anark please visit

Lattice Technology
Lattice Technology provides proven solutions for leveraging 2D & 3D
beyond design and development and throughout the extended
manufacturing enterprise. Our 3D Digital Manufacturing software
enables you to rapidly deliver accurate Design Review, 3D
simulations, animations and inter-related BOMs and parts lists to
create interactive 3D documents for uses ranging from process design,
assembly instructions, 3D parts lists, technical illustrations and
electronic training manuals (IETM).

Lattice Technology's standards-based and award winning XVL technology
has a strong track record of supporting 3D publishing and digital
manufacturing for customers such as SONY, Toyota, MAN Trucks, Canon,
Hitachi, and many others both large and small.

With over 500,000 users in more than 2000 companies, Lattice
Technology serves the global 500 and their suppliers by offering
easy-to-use 3D applications that enable customers to accelerate time
to market, increase product quality and reduce costs. Founded in
1997, Lattice Technology is a privately-held company headquartered in
Tokyo. The company has offices worldwide and works with resellers in
91 countries. For more information about Lattice Technology please

Press Contact:
Paul Perreault
Anark Corporation
Tel: (303) 545-2592

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