CDS & Associates

CDS & Associates

Use our technical illustrations to explain your product or process

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

From simple orthographic line drawings to complex axonometric exploded views, assembly views or detail cutaways, our award-winning illustrators have over 100 years of combined experience. Our versatility allows us to work with a variety of industry-leading 3D solid modeling and technical illustrating softwares.

CDS has created detailed, accurate technical illustrations for the following industries:

  • Commercial Aerospace
  • Military Aerospace
  • Off-Road Construction Machinery
  • Agricultural Machinery
  • Transportation Industry
  • Automotive Industry
  • Machine Tool Industry
  • General Consumer Goods

Source data for our illustrators can come in the form of 3D Engineering models, 2D engineering files, hardcopy drawings, photographs and even simple sketches. Our systems offer receipt of client files in many available formats. Please contact us for your specific file process workflow.

Other 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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