ETRAGE’s PSW - Plot Service for Windchill now Creates PDFs from Office Documents

Waltham, MA – November 5, 2010 – ETRAGE LLC, The Engineering Automation Company, today announced that it has added the Microsoft Office Word,  Excel and PowerPoint to Plot Service for Windchill (PSW) for the automatic creation of PDF files. 

Microsoft Office documents that are managed by Windchill can now be processed by PSW for creation of PDF file formats.


PSW was initially developed to process Pro/ENGINEER models to the viewable formats of PDF, ProductView, JT, VRML, HPGL, IGES, ACIS, 3DVIA, STEP, STL, Shrink-Wrap, DWG, DXF, TIFF, BMP, JPG and EPS formats.  Etrage has also been expanding PSW to process many of the CAD applications that are managed by the Windchill Work Group Managers such as Inventor, CATIA V5, SolidWorks, NX and AutoCAD. Now PSW can also process Microsoft Office documents.


PSW has three operating modes. 

  • Automatic processing on changes of lifecycle and revision or at check-in
  • Batch processing
  • On Demand processing


For a demonstration of PSW, contact Ron Zabilski at Email Contact or 978.922.2012. 


ETRAGE LLC, based in Waltham, MA, is a software development company that focuses on products and services in engineering/design automation and integration, manufacturing automation and data integration.   Etrage’s services have been in the areas of automation, customization and integration of 3D solid modeling CAD and PDM systems.  ETRAGE can be found on the web at


Windchill and Pro/ENGINEER are registered trademarks of Parametric Technology Corporation. CATIA V5 and SolidWorks are registered trademarks of Dassault Systemes.  AutoCAD and Inventor is a registered trademark of Autodesk.  NX is a registered trademark of Siemens Software. Word, Excel and PowerPoint are registered trademarks of Microsoft.


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Ron Zabilski

Etrage LLC

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