NetCentric Technologies, the developers of the CommonLook family of software and services for accessible documents, is a genuine leader in the electronic document space in general and PDF accessibility and re-use in particular.
Our CTO, Ferass Elrayes, has specialized in the development of accessibility technology since the late 1990s. Representing Canada at meetings of ISO TC 171, Ferass leads a development team with several first-to-market commercial plugins for Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Word.
Membership in the PDF Association
Beginning in 2006 with the PDF/A Competence Center, the PDF Association exists to provide software vendors with information and resources on the various International Standards for PDF to help them make the most of their investment in PDF technology. The past president of NetCentric, Duff Johnson, is Vice Chairman of the organization.
As adopted by the Board in January, 2011, the Mission of the PDF Association reads:
To promote Open Standards-based electronic document implementations using PDF technology through education, expertise and shared experience for stakeholders worldwide.