CDS & Associates

CDS & Associates

Learn More About Who We Are

CDS & Associates is located in Rockford, Illinois and is one of the fastest growing technical publication service companies in the Northern Illinois-Southern Wisconsin region. Founded in 1991, we serve both large and small manufacturing companies across North America, developing quality technical publications for product support and customer service.

CDS' services specifically involve the development of technical documents such as, Illustrated Parts Catalogs, Heavy and Light Maintenance or Repair Manuals, Operator's Manuals and Training Manuals and videos (both instructor's and student). Our diverse client base comes from such industries as Aerospace, Off-Road Construction, Agricultural Equipment, Automotive and Assembly Machine Systems and Consumer Products Manufacturing.

Hear what our clients have to say.

"CDS put in the time and effort required to get the job done to the highest quality and within a very tight deadline. Our proposal could not have been submitted on time without CDS."
- Marketing & Publications, Manager for Aerospace Manufacturer

"We have handed CDS some very difficult assignments and they have always met or exceed our expectations in quality, timeliness and cost."
- Aviation Aftermarket Manager

"CDS is an extremely easy company to work with. From top to bottom, each employee makes you feel like you are their only customer."
- Aviation Aftermarket Manager

Services We Offer

  • Publication Consulting
    CDS provides free consulting to companies who are interested in a new direction for their publication department.

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  • Technical Writing
    At CDS, we know that your company requires more than an average technical writer - you need an expert.


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  • Technical Illustration
    CDS' technical illustrators are among the best in their field and offer a wide range of graphic solutions for many types of technical publications.

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  • Desktop Publishing
    At CDS, our desktop publishers are skilled professionals prepared to take your approved text and format it to your document template specifications.
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Need Translation Services?

Since 1991, CDS & Associates has been a comprehensive language translation company, providing a variety of technical translation services for manufacturers throughout the U.S. Customers can take advantage of our skilled technical translators including specialized services in desktop publishing and English document development. Enhance your global reach now, and find CDS & Associates the business solution for your industry.

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Who We Are

CDS & Associates is located in Rockford, Illinois and is one of the fastest growing technical publication service companies in the Northern Illinois-Southern Wisconsin region. Founded in 1991, we serve both large and small manufacturing companies across North America, developing quality technical publications for product support and customer service.

Get in Touch

CDS & Associates
Rockford, IL
(815) 226-9747 or (815) 243-2252

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