Certified TIM Editing Service Providers

‘Certified TIM editing service providers’ are competent partners for editing processes with TIM. They are able to advise their customers actively with regard to the editing process, to improve it in the most effective manner and to ensure a smooth day-to day business.

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APE Engineering GmbH, 63843 Niedernberg

APE is a successful engineering company with a staff of more than 60 employees. The benefit for you is that we offer you a wide range of services -production data acquisition for standalone machines, machine series and special machines, complex IT solutions as well as automation solutions for complete production plants, risk assessments, technical documentation and translation.
Technical documentation: support during capacity shortages, concepts and creation of new documents, terminology work, clearing of master data, proof-reading, technical illustration, support during the optimization of redaction processes or during the introduction of a new content management system.
Technical translation: Translation itself, software localization, DTP, planning and optimizing the translation process or the documents.
Parts catalogue: Based on the data provided by you, we can offer you an online, web and/or print version.

b-schreiben, 26129 Oldenburg

b-schreiben is a provider of editorial and consulting services based in Oldenburg (Oldbg.) who works for the mechanical engineering sector as well as for companies engaged in the field of automation technology. We do not only assist our customers any time they are facing bottlenecks with respect to editing. Our range of support also comprises training for FrameMaker and TIM-RS as well as consulting activity related to all CE conformity issues. Comparable to an “extended workbench”, we are furthermore able to completely handle even complex documentation projects.

We are striving to maintain a long lasting cooperation on a partnership basis with our customers. When creating an operation manual, all relevant factors for its completion have to be carefully taken into account. At the same time, we keep in mind that the manual has to become understandable and easy to read – a fact that should not be neglected.


cognitas Gesellschaft für Technik-Dokumentation mbH, 85521 Ottobrunn

The Cognitas Gesellschaft für Technik-Dokumentation mbH, with more than 70 members of staff, is one of the largest providers of technical documentation in the fields of information and communication technology, aeronautics, military technology, and car manufacturing. Cognitas is one of the few providers whose quality management has been certified, in accordance with the strict ISO 9001:2000, by the TÜV Product Service GmbH, and has received the DOCcert Approval Seal for particularly user-friendly documentation. Cognitas provides a module system of individual services through to complete outsourcing of the documentation process. At Cognitas, drive and flexibility found in small teams is combined with the experience and professionalism of a large company.

DOGREL AG, CH-9443 Widnau, Schwitzerland

DOGREL AG is a company in the communication branch. Its aim is to assist its customers to be in the lead, and achieve success, with product, market, and staff communication. With creative solutions, DOGREL AG offers the advantage of an innovative media mix from one source (technical documentation, illustration, animation, video editing, advertising, multi-media, internet solutions, translation service). Their goal is the constant focus on their customers' needs and requirements. At the same time, the company is seeking new ways of placing their communication in the best possible light. Qualified personnel and innovative technology aids the pursuit of these aspirations.


Engineering office for engine building Knoell Ltd., 71154 Nufringen

Engineering office Knoell is an owner-managed full-service-company in the field of technical communication. The company supports its customers with professional competence based on more than 40 years of experience. Spread over two locations around Stuttgart, engineering office Knoell employs more than 100 highly qualified technical writers, engineers, technicians, master mechanics and graphic artists. As a leading provider for considerable companies of the automotive and engine building industry, engineering office Knoell offers a large portfolio of services. These include services in the scope of machine safety, spare part documentation, repair-, instruction-, assembly- and maintenance manuals, introduction manuals, illustrations, animations, functional schematics, system descriptions, circuit diagrams and time economically analysis. Since 2004 engineering office Knoell is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001. To produce, to keep and to sustainably improve the highest quality is part of the corporate culture of engineering office Knoell.

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Etteplan, NL-5680 Best, Netherlands

Simplifying information processes - Etteplan offers products and services for the efficient creation, management and retrieval of technical information. Etteplan will work with you to develop advanced multilingual technical documentation. Using content management techniques and combining them with controlled languages, terminology and translation management, and powerful illustration and visualisation techniques, Etteplan offers solutions to make technical information transferable. Since 1974, Etteplan has provided solutions to over 500 companies worldwide including the aerospace, military and civil industries. Etteplan has offices in the Netherlands, Germany, USA and UK.


euro engineering AG, 50667 Cologne

euro engineering AG is among the leading engineering services suppliers in Germany. The company was founded in 1994 and currently employs around 2130 people at 37 sites across the country. From research and development, design, programming, testing, startup and technical documentation to complete project execution and quality management, the company covers the complete engineering service spectrum. Core industries are automotive, machine and plant engineering, precision engineering and electrical engineering, civil engineering and medical technology. euro engineering AG bundles specialist knowledge in the fields of automation & robotics, railway technology, chemical plant engineering and commercial vehicles.

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Eurodok GmbH, 64646 Heppenheim

EURODOK GmbH, based in Heppenheim between Mannheim and Frankfurt, is a leading company in technical documentation and operating manuals. With its technical editors, technical illustrators and communication specialists, EURODOK GmbH acts as an external department for companies.
EURODOK GmbH compiles operating manuals for machines and installations. EURODOK GmbH also advises its customers with regard to training material, presentations and the creation of an internal editorial department.
For the content management system TIM 4.0, EURODOK GmbH acts as planner, consultant and project manager, as well as providing support for its customers.
EURODOK´s great strength lies in its many years of know-how in the compilation of technical documentation, which is in turn based on many years of practical experience on the customer side. EURODOK GmbH has impressively proved its project management competence in many projects.


FERCHAU Engineering GmbH, 51643 Gummersbach

FERCHAU Engineering GmbH, Germany's market leader of engineering service providers, employs more than 6,600 engineers, IT consultants, technicians and draftsmen in over 90 offices and more than 70 technical offices (as of December 31st, 2015). FERCHAU operates among others in mechanical and plant engineering, automotive engineering, aerospace engineering, electrical engineering and information technology. The engineering service provider offers three service competencies to its customers: Within engineering competence, the company offers work packages that are processed either at the customer site or in our own technical offices. The second competence provides engineering support with engineering professionals of the service providers for the customers locally. The third competence Managed Services FERCHAU offers its customers the complete recruitment and HR processes.

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OSW Technische Dokumentation Verlag GmbH, 88348 Bad Saulgau

As a specialist for technical documentation, OSW has been supporting their customers since 1980 in all phases of product documentation: From the basic concept to the finished product. The majority of the 45 employees comes from professions such as mechanical, vehicle, electrical and communication engineering. In the area of military technology, OSW creates technical service instructions, spare parts catalogues and interactive electronic technical documentation (IETD) according to international standards S1000D and S2000M. In the civilian area, the focus is on creating operating, repair and maintenance manuals as well as spare parts catalogues for power tools, heating and sanitary technology. The documentations are provided in more than 35 national languages, with help of the database-supported content management system TIM 4.0. The scope of services additionally includes creating technical drawings, graphical animations, software for Computer Based Training (CBT), knowledge-based diagnosis systems, as well as risk assessments for work equipments.


reinisch AG , 76131 Karlsruhe

The reinisch AG is a product independent system consulter, providing solutions and services in the field of technical documentation, information und publication. „More value to information" is the motto of the reinisch AG: distinct value-added potential results from the integrative system solutions and process services offered , based on a universal logistic chain for information processing and knowledge.


tecteam GmbH, 44263 Dortmund

tecteam is your competent service provider for the entire field of technical documentation. The tecteam consulting analyses manuals and processes, defines objectives and methods and creates strategies for the structuring, modularization and indexing of content, not least with the view to implementing a content management system and supporting the editorial process. tecteam provides all kinds of documents in the field of technical documentation, accompanies editorial and translation processes, creates editorial guides and performs weak point analyses. This is also the basis for needs-oriented training concepts and customized further training. The tecteam training institute is the market leader for training technical editors.


tedos, 74638 Waldenburg

+++ tedos® +++ Since 1994, tedos has been an expert service provider for small and medium-sized enterprises. We combine flexibility and many years of experience with a passion for high-quality technical documentation. +++ Customers +++ Our area of expertise comprises tailored solutions for SMEs in the automation, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering industries. +++ Philosophy +++ We believe that reader-friendly, clearly structured texts that use uniform terminology and feature appropriate graphics and pictures form the foundation for comprehensible and standardized user information. +++ Competence +++ We support our customers in the development of internal know-how and in the organization of more efficient documentation processes. Our day-to-day business includes instruction materials, legacy data processing, editing guidelines, safety instructions and warning information. In addition, our customers appreciate our expertise in the fields of CE conformity, machine safety and searches regarding standards and patents.


textomedia, 42857 Remscheid

Since 2002 numerous companies of the heating and sanitary industry, custom machine engineering, and manufacturers of packing machines have trusted textomedia with the editing of their technical documents.
From conceptual consultation to the final documentation - textomedia offers planning documentation, products and services catalogues, price lists, training material and instructions manuals of all kinds.
The use of the content management system TIM supports textomedia in implementing efficient publication processes for their customers, generating high quality technical documentation and supplying translations into foreign languages just in time.


Zindel AG – Technische Dokumentation und Multimedia, 22415 Hamburg

ZINDEL, established in 1993, is a consultancy and service company for technical documentation with a team of more than 20 permanent staff. As a full-service provider ZINDEL assists well-known clients in the fields of machine and plant construction, medical and lab equipment, electrical engineering, and technical consumer products. ZINDEL is specialised in operating manuals, electronic parts lists, technical illustrations, computer animations, training documentation, translations, and web-based document distribution. The commitment to quality is demonstrated by the fact that ZINDEL has been ISO 9001-certified for several years and also has TÜV-DocCertSystem certification for "User-Friendly Documentation". At ZINDEL the ultimate goal is long-term customer satisfaction.