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Capabilities Software capability section distinguishes between the specialized types of computer-aided design software that a provider has available to execute a service. This is a function of purchased licenses or in-house developed software.
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   Alibre Design       Alibre designs are drawing file types, conforming to Alibre, Inc's software specification, which are supported by CAD service providers offering mechanical computer-aided design services. 
   AutoCAD       AutoCAD are drawing file types, conforming to 2D and 3D design software specifications from Autodesk, Inc., that are supported by CAD service providers. 
   Autodesk Inventor       Autodesk Inventor are drawing file types, conforming to Autodesk, Inc.'s 3D parametric solid modeling software specification, which are supported by CAD service providers. 
   CADKEY       CADKEY are drawing file types, conforming to Cadkey, Inc.'s software specification, which are supported by CAD service providers. 
   CATIA       CATIA are drawing file types, conforming to Dassault Systemes' CAD/CAM/CAE multi-platform software specification, which are supported by CAD service providers. 
   IGES       IGES are drawing file types, conforming to a neutral data format allowing for digital exchange between various proprietary CAD systems, which are supported by CAD service providers. 
   NX       NX are drawing file types, specified by Siemens' Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) CAD/CAM/CAE software and used in automotive, aerospace and other industries, which are supported by CAD service providers.   
   Pro-ENGINEER       Pro-ENGINEER are drawing file types, conforming to Parametric Technology Corporation's (PTC's) 3D CAD/CAM/CAE solid modeling software specification, that are supported by CAD service providers. 
   Solid Edge       Solid Edge are drawing file types, specified by Siemens' Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) 3D CAD solid modeling software, that are supported by CAD service providers. 
   SolidWorks       SolidWorks are drawing file types, specified by Dassault Systemes' 3D mechanical CAD software for Windows® , which are supported by CAD service providers. 
   T-FLEX CAD       T-FLEX CAD are drawing file types, specified by Russia's Top Systems company software, for 2D and 3D parasolid-based design. T-FLEX CAD file types are supported by CAD service providers. 
   TopSolid       TopSolid are drawing file types, specified by Missler Software's 3D CAD/CAM software, that are supported by CAD service providers. 
   Other       Select this option for a drawing file type not covered by options described in the CAD File Types section. 
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   2D Visualizations       2D visualizations is a service of CAD service providers for creating two-dimensional images, diagrams, or animations used in engineering, scientific, and other technical communication. 
   3D Visualizations       3D visualizations is a service of CAD service providers for creating three-dimensional images, diagrams, or animations used in engineering, scientific, and other technical communication. 
   Animations       Animations is a service of CAD service providers for digitally creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional moving visualizations used in engineering, scientific, education, computer gaming, entertainment and other applications. 
   CGI       Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is a service of CAD service providers for creating 3D computer graphic objects for use in engineering and scientific simulations, printed media, and for education, computer gaming, entertainment and other applications. 
   Mechanisms       Mechanisms are a service of CAD service providers for creating graphical representations of interconnected physical bodies. 
   Photo-Realistic Rendering       Photo-realistic rendering is a service of CAD service providers for creating life-like digital representations by employing a deep understanding of human visual perception from 3D-object source models. 
   Stress Patterns       Stress patterns services are offered by CAD service providers for creating computer-generated visual representations. This often uses color gradients of the forces that internally exist within a deformable body. 
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   Binding       Binding is the process of assembling a formal technical communication container; for example, a book from a number of unfolded paper drawings and related technical materials. It is a service offered by CAD service providers. 
   Blueprints / Bluelines       Blueprints are detailed paper reproductions of technical drawings that document an architectural, engineering, or other design. They are produced using a cyanotype or similar process that yields a drawing with a dark-blue background with lighter-blue drawing lines. Bluelines are similar but use a white background with blue drawing lines, and are produced using a diazo or whiteprint process. Blueprints / Bluelines are a service of CAD service providers. 
   Brochures       Brochures or pamphlets are eye-catching paper-media leaflet advertisements. Their production is a service of CAD service providers. 
   Datasheets       Datasheets are technical documents summarizing the performance and characteristics of a physical component, sub-assembly, assembly, or software package, in sufficient detail to be used by a design engineer for the purpose of system integration. Datasheet production is a service of CAD service providers. 
   Film Media       Film media are hardcopy micro-reproductions, approximately 25 times reduced. They are used for the transmission, archiving, reading, and printing of technical information. A 35mm Kodachrome slide is an example of film media. Production and digitization/scanning of film media are services of CAD service providers. 
   Finishing       Finishing is the process of decorating the outside of a hardcopy technical document container; for example, a book for the purpose of a formal, attractive presentation to a client. Decorations may include lettering of the spine and covers, inlays and onlays, and gildings. Finishing is a service of CAD service providers. 
   ISO Plotting       ISO plotting is hardcopy printing of technical drawings in the A1 through A8 millimeter standard paper sizes, as defined by the International Standards Organization (ISO). ISO plotting is a service of CAD service providers. 
   Laminating       Laminating is the process of applying a thin film, often a clear plastic film, to the outer surface of a technical drawing. Laminating protects the underlying image from environmental damage, and has visual appeal to clients. It is a service of CAD service providers. 
   Lithography       Lithography is a 2D printing method that uses a stone or a metal plate with a smooth surface to produce a technical document like a map. It employs a simple chemical process to create an image. Most hardcopy books are manufactured in volume using a variant known as Offset Lithography. Lithography is a service of CAD service providers. 
   Mounting       Mounting is the process of adhering a technical drawing or similar communication to a heavy backing such as a foamcore, with the intention of producing a formal display for clients or colleagues. Mounting is a service of CAD service providers. 
   Mylar Media       Mylar® media is a hardcopy reproduction service of CAD service providers. Engineering or architectural drawings are plotted onto sheets of transparent boPET film, otherwise known by trade name Mylar, which form a hardcopy original source from which legal or quality-system-controlled hardcopies may be made.  
   Presentation Folders       Presentation folders are simple, hardcopy, technical document packets useful to engineers, architects and other staff at technical meetings and similar events. Preparation of attractive and stuffed presentation folders is a service of CAD service providers. 
   Reproductions / Copies       Reproductions / copies is a service of CAD service providers for duplicating - sometimes in volume - technical drawings and associated documents, with hardcopy as the finished product. 
   Technical Posterboards       Technical posterboards, also known as poster boards, are a formal hardcopy display used for succinct graphical and symbolic communication of engineering, scientific, or other technical ideas.   Posterboards are used at universities, industry seminars, trade shows, laboratories, and at other formal locations or events, where technical professionals gather to learn and share information on advances for a particular field. They are usually larger than the ISO A2 metric specification, and frequently supported by foam board backing material. Production of technical posterboards is a service of CAD service providers. 
   Translucent Media       Translucent media is a plotted hardcopy of an engineering, scientific or other technical drawing, by using a non-Mylar bond paper or paper-like material that allows for light to pass through. 
   U.S. Customary Plotting       U.S. customary plotting is a service of CAD service providers for production of hardcopy, inch-standard, technical drawings in sizes A through E. U.S. Customary plotting service providers may also offer other MIL-SPEC, architectural, and technical inch-standard drawing sizes used and developed in North America. 
   Vellum Media       Vellum media, sometimes called paper vellum, is a service of CAD service providers for plotting of architectural plans, engineering blueprints, and other technical drawings onto a usually translucent material made from plasticized cotton or an equivalent synthetic. Vellum media plots are used for master-drawing archiving and reproduction purposes. 
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Services Services section distinguishes between the types of computer-aided design activities that a provider offers its clients.
   CAD & Related Services      Services section distinguishes between the specialized types of computer-aided design activities that a provider offers to its clients.
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   3D Digitization       3D digitization is an activity offered by CAD service providers that analyzes real-world objects or environments and collects data on their shape and appearance. Digital, three dimensional models are useful in a variety of applications, and can then be constructed from the collected data. 
   3D Printing       3D printing is an activity offered by CAD service providers that generates real-world, three dimensional objects from digital sources. 3D printing is a form of additive manufacturing that can be used to quickly generate prototypes or concept models for a demonstration purpose, or to create a finished product for immediate end-use. This technology is common in the jewelry, footwear, industrial design, architecture, automotive, aerospace, dental, and medical industries. 
   Architectural Drawings       Architectural drawing creation is a service offered by CAD service providers for generation of drawings used in the design of buildings and structures in commercial and industrial applications. 
   Archiving       Archiving is a service offered by CAD service providers for collection and storage of historical technical drawing records. Those records may include drafting logs, designer's intent details, regulatory approvals, and revision logs. Digital preservation of records on computer servers is now common, using equipment designed for redundancy and no data loss. 
   Assembly Drawings       Assembly drawings, or mechanical assembly drawings, are drawings detailing an engineering perspective view on a mechanism or physical, real-world built-object that is comprised of more than one part. Assembly drawings are useful to the mechanical designer and end-user in building, manufacturing, tearing-down, maintaining, and improving complex mechanical devices. A three-dimensional isometric assembly drawing view of Revell company's "Visible V-8" engine design is a common assembly drawing that many mechanical designers in the U.S. and abroad are familiar with.    
   Bills of Material (BOM)       Bills of material (BOMs) is a document service offered by CAD service providers for generation of specification lists of raw materials, sub-assemblies, sub-components, intermediate assemblies, components, part numbers, and the quantities needed to manufacture or assemble a final product. 
   CAD Documentation       Computer-aided design (CAD) documentation is a service offered by CAD service providers as a Product Data Management (PDM) work activity within a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) process. Revision control details, product manuals, online help, getting started guides, and tutorials are all examples of CAD Documentation. 
   CAD Implementation Review       Computer-aided design (CAD) implementation review is a service offered by CAD service providers for auditing an existing CAD software installation. The quality of a CAD software implementation for a given client has a direct impact on training costs, CAE/CAM/PLM integration costs, and downstream costs associated with changing work flow configurations.   
   CAM/CNC Integration       Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) / Computer-numerically controlled (CNC) Integration is a service offered by CAD service providers for joining a computer-aided design (CAD) package with production software and systems used to manufacture parts. 
   Cartography       Cartography, also known as mapmaking or mapping, is a service offered by CAD service providers for producing geographic maps.   
   Concept Drawings       Concept drawing services are offered by CAD service providers for producing initial-idea digital models. The details may come from verbal, hardcopy, or digital sketch/scratchpad sources. Conceptual drawings are used for demonstration or proof-of-concept purposes, and usually are not released for production until a design review has been completed.   
   Data Quality Assurance       Data quality assurance is a service of CAD service providers that profiles computer-aided design (CAD) related data and databases to discover inconsistencies and other anomalies. As a result, data cleansing activities are often taken to improve the client's data quality. 
   Detailing       Detailing is a service offered by CAD service providers for adding further drawing information to existing drawings. The additional drawing detail is important to downstream personnel like machinists, toolmakers and welders, who are part of the drawing's production work flow. Drawing details are often added by designers, drafters, technicians, toolmakers, or other skilled CAD personnel, and may include tolerances, manufacturing methods, sourcing, traceability, installation direction, welding details, material details, form and fit details, hazardous material information, and mechanical assembly options. 
   Drafting       Drafting, or CAD drafting, is a service offered by CAD service providers for preparation of technical drawings and plans in digital format. The drawings and plans are then used to build and manufacture products such as industrial machinery, aircraft, and structures including houses, offices, buildings, pipelines, refineries, and production plants. 
   Drawing Conversion       Drawing conversion, also known as digital exchange, is a service of CAD service providers for translating CAD files from one encoded digital format to another. An example would be conversion of an IGES neutral data format file into a file type more compatible with proprietary formats such as Parametric Technology Corporation's (PTC's) Pro-ENGINEER CAD software product. 
   Dynamic Modeling       Dynamic modeling is a service of CAD service providers for providing mechanical CAD (MCAD) models that are history-free. The models do not require the designer to maintain information about the building of the model and the expressions used to constrain associations, accelerating the process of drawing creation. 
   Electrical Drawings       Electrical drawings are services of CAD service providers for production of drawings communicating information about power and communication. Electrical drawings are used for engineering or architectural projects, and may include plot plans, floor plans, power-riser diagrams, control wiring schematics, and schedules. 
   Electronic Signatures       Electronic signatures are a service of CAD service providers for creation of a legally-recognizable digital script, associated with a person and a computer-generated drawing. U.S. Code - American federal-level legal code - defines it as a "sound, symbol, or process, attached to or logically associated with a contract or other record, and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record." 
   Engineering Drawings       Engineering drawings is a service of CAD service providers for production of technical drawings that define requirements for engineered items. Engineering drawings are usually made in accordance with standards for layout, nomenclature, interpretation, and appearance (for example, typefaces and line styles). Both the ASME and ISO standards organizations offer drawing standards, known as geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). 
   Enterprise Software Integration       Enterprise software integration is a service offered by CAD service providers for joining a computer-aided design (CAD) software system with another, formerly independent system responsible for functions like purchasing, job scheduling, accounting, etc. The goal is often to increase total work flow efficiency throughout the organization, once the integration is completed. 
   Estimating       Estimating is a project management service offered by CAD service providers for developing accurate costing as a sound basis for project planning. 
   Failure Analysis       Failure analysis, also known as root cause analysis (RCA), is a service of CAD service providers for determining the root cause(s) of a product or system failure, and for making suggestions on how to avoid the problem in future. 
   Finite Element Analysis (FEA)       Finite element analysis (FEA) is a computational mathematics service of CAD service providers for finding approximate solutions to partial differential equations (PDEs) and integral equations. An example use of FEA is analysis of automobile component behavior during a computer-simulated car crash, with the goal of improving car safety design.   
   Geometric Tolerancing (GD&T)       Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) is a service of CAD service providers for explicitly describing nominal geometry and its allowable variation, using industry standards. Both the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the International Standards Organization (ISO) provide guidelines for best practices in executing GD&T within CAD drawings.   
   GPS Integration       Global positioning system (GPS) integration is a service of CAD service providers for combining CAD drawing information with geospatial coordinates available from the global navigation satellite system (GNSS). 
   Marketing Drawings       Marketing drawings is a service of CAD service providers for generating drawings intended for use by sales and marketing departments and for review by prospective buyers. 
   Optical Drawings       Optical drawings is a service of CAD service providers for generating concept and production drawings related to optical, optomechanical, and optoelectronic devices or assemblies. 
   Part Design       Part design is a service of CAD service providers that applies principles of mechanical and other engineering professions to the generation of new products. 
   Patent Drawings       Patent drawings are a service of CAD service providers for preparation of drawings that illustrate an invention or new design. The requirements for a patent drawing vary and are a function of local legal jurisdiction. 
   PE Stamping (Licensed Sign-off)       Professional engineer (PE) stamping, also known as licensed sign-off, is a legal service of CAD service providers who have a registered or licensed engineer on staff. The service may include signing, sealing, or stamping of documents, either through traditional methods or electronically. Reports, drawings, and calculations are typical documents, and are often intended for a study, estimate, design, or analysis. The signer's organization, or the signer her/him self, takes legal responsibility for the document's content after signing. 
   Piping and Instrumentation (P&ID) Diagrams       Piping and instrumentation (P&ID) diagrams is a service of CAD service providers for the generation of piping drawings that detail process flow, installed equipment, and instrumentation. 
   Plant Layout       Plant layout is a service of CAD service providers for creating an engineering study document used to analyze configuration options for an industrial plant. 
   Product Definition       Product definition is a service of a CAD service supplier for specifying, usually within an integrated product lifecycle management (PLM) system, a new product's details, including part number, suppliers, price, distributor discount levels, engineering drawing(s), etc. 
   Product Labels       Product labels are a service of CAD service suppliers for designing and producing identifying item tags. The labels may include a manufacturer's logo, a bar code or product code, or an integral RFID data tag. 
   Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)       Product lifecycle management (PLM) is a service of CAD service providers for managing the entire lifecycle of a product, or just the product's development, operation, and maintenance. 
   Reverse Engineering (RE)       Reverse engineering (RE) is the process extrapolating the design elements of a device, object, or system through analysis of its structure, function, and operation. This often is accomplished through disassembly, physical measurement and observation, mechanical, electrical or software testing, or review of source code, while staying in compliance with applicable laws. 
   Scanning       Scanning is a service offered by CAD service providers that uses optical and document scanners or imaging equipment to digitize, create, edit, and evaluate existing 2D hardcopy drawings. 
   Simulations       Simulations, also known as computer simulation, are a service offered by CAD service providers for generating an abstract model of a system under study. It is used in a wide variety of industrial processes and is applied in conjunction with physical simulation systems to verify expected results. 
   Software Development       Software development is a service of CAD service providers for design of custom software used in specialized and industry-specific applications. CAD service providers offering this service have programmers, project managers, software consultants, or freelance coders on-staff. 
   Solid Modeling       Solid modeling is a service of CAD service providers for representing real-world 3D objects and their properties - material, color, etc. - in a useful digital form. Uses for solid modeling include engineering analysis, computer graphics, animation, rapid prototyping, medical testing, and technical visualizations. 
   Stereolithography       Stereolithography is a service of CAD service providers for producing physical models, prototypes, patterns, and - in a smaller number of instances - production parts. 
   Stress Analysis       Stress analysis is a service of CAD service providers for determining the amount of force exerted per unit area - often measured in units of pounds per square inch (PSI) or Pascals (Pa) - on a surface within a deformable body subject to internal forces. 3D CAD software supporting color gradients is often used as a tool to accomplish this activity, along with hand and computer calculations.   
   Structural Drawings       Structural drawings is a service of CAD service providers for producing technical drawings for architectural foundations, roofs, and other support elements used in building, road, and bridge construction. 
   Surface Modeling       Surface modeling is a service of CAD service providers for creating aesthetic or functional surfaces for engineered components, including gas turbine blades and car outerbodies. Automobile outerbodies are known as Class A surfaces in the car manufacturing industry. 
   Survey Maps       Survey maps is a service of CAD service providers for creating scaled drawings useful to government entities related to cities, towns, or villages. 
   Technical Drawings       Technical drawings is a service of CAD service providers for creating professional-grade, graphic communication documents useful to engineers, architects, interior designers, drafters, machinists, trades people and related professionals. 
   Web Site Drawings       Web site drawings is a service of CAD service providers for creating technical graphic communication documents designed for viewing on the Internet. 
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   Provider's Software / Licensing      Software capability section distinguishes between the specialized types of computer-aided design software that a provider has available to execute a service. This is a function of purchased licenses and software developed "in-house".
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   3D Scanning       3D scanning software analyzes real world objects to collect data on shape and appearance. The data can then be used to make digital, three-dimensional models useful in a wide variety of applications. For example, 3D scanning software was used in the U.S. to construct a digital model of the Statue of Liberty monument located in New York Harbor. 
   Aerodynamic CAD       Aerodynamic computer-aided design (CAD) software is used to study the motion of air and its interaction with moving objects. It's a specialized type gas dynamics software used in the design of automobiles and aircraft. 
   Architectural CAD       Architectural computer-aided design (CAD) software is used to design buildings and structures for commercial and industrial applications. 
   Civil Engineering CAD       Civil engineering computer-aided design (CAD) software is used in the design, construction, and maintenance of man-made structures and the natural environment. Example designs include bridges, roads, canals, dams, and buildings. 
   Composite CAD       Composite computer-aided design (CAD) software is used to design light-weight materials, shapes, and structures whose constituent elements consist of a matrix and a dispersed - fibrous or continuous second phase. Example composite materials include polymer matrix (PMC), ceramic matrix (CMC), metal matrix (MMC), fiberglass, woven carbon-fiber cloths, and lay-ups or "sandwiched" composite fabrics. Example structures that use composites include high-strength aircraft wing and tail assembly components, as well as military assembly housings. 
   Electrical CAD       Electrical computer-aided design (CAD) software allows electrical engineers and technicians to create and manage electrical schematics. Advanced versions of electrical CAD software include support for design of cabinet and panel lay-outs, as well as terminal management support. 
   Electronic CAD       Electronic computer-aided design (CAD) software is used to design and develop electronic systems, such as printed circuit boards (PCBs) and integrated circuits (ICs).  Electronic CAD software for IC design incorporates modular, digital flows and encompasses logic and circuit design methods required by miniaturized electronic components. Design closure, the process by which very large scale integration (VLSI) is modified, is an important feature of electronic CAD software. 
   Fluids CAD       Fluids computer-aided design (CAD) software is a visualization tool used to model the mechanical behavior of static and moving (dynamic) gases and liquids. 
   Geological CAD       Geological computer-aided design (CAD) software is a visualization tool used to model earth materials that are a design component in both the natural and human-built environments. Human-built environment examples include roads, tunnels, and mines. 
   Industrial Design CAD       Industrial design computer-aided design (CAD) software is a visualization tool used by industrial designers for creating and executing design solutions to problems of form, usability, ergonomics, engineering, marketing, brand development, and sales. 
   Material Design CAD       Material computer-aided design (CAD) software is a visualization tool used by material designers for creating new products and for developing new production techniques. 
   Mechanical CAD (MCAD)       Mechanical computer aided-design (MCAD) software is used by machine designers and mechanical engineers to design and develop mechanical systems. MCAD software is also used in some architectural and construction applications. 
   Molecular CAD       Molecular computer-aided design (CAD) software is a visualization tool used by molecular designers to create new products or to develop new production techniques. The software takes into account the structure of materials on a molecular scale and resulting macroscopic properties. Design fields using this software include material designers, biotechnology designers, pharmaceutical designers, and chemical designers. 
   Optical CAD       Optical computer-aided design (CAD) software is a visualization tool used by optical designers to create new components, subassemblies, assemblies, systems and devices. Activities supported in this software may include fiber optic design, optoelectronic design, and optomechanical design. 
   Packaging CAD       Packaging computer-aided design (CAD) software is a visualization tool used by packaging designers in the creation of consumer and industrial packaging containers, shipping fixtures and packing supplies. 
   Thermal CAD       Thermal computer-aided design (CAD) software is a visualization tool used by thermal designers to create new products and to improve existing designs, with the objective of optimizing heat management and thermal dissipation. Thermal CAD software is sometimes used as a forensic tool in performing a root cause analysis (RCA) for product failures. 
   Character Recognition (OCR)       Character recognition (OCR) software translates images of handwritten or typewritten text or graphic characters into machine-editable objects, which then can then be opened and manipulated with desktop publishing software, word processing software, and other text or character editors. In the engineering and scientific fields, OCR software can be used to generate keyword-searchable or character-searchable mixed technical drawing-text documents, made available on a computer network, from legacy hardcopy sources like blueprints or vellum. Foreign language, symbol and character support may also be included. 
   Scanning       Scanning software is used with optical and document scanners or with other imaging equipment to digitize, create, edit and evaluate images. 
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   Internet Collaboration       Internet collaborative technologies used by CAD Service Providers include provider software/web server, FTP Server, VPN, Lotus Sametime, Skype, SupportCentral, Twitter, WebEx, YouTube and LinkedIn®. 
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   Aerospace       Aerospace manufacturing is a high technology industry that produces "aircraft, guided missiles, space vehicles, aircraft engines, propulsion units, and related parts," according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States website. Most of the industry is geared toward governmental work. For each original equipment manufacturer (OEM), the US government has assigned a CAGE code. These codes help to identify each manufacturer, repair facilities, and other critical after market vendors in the aerospace industry. 
   Agricultural       Agricultural companies and organizations produce, grow, raise, harvest, process, store, market, and/or sell food and other crops and livestock. 
   Automotive       The automotive industry is involved in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of motor vehicles. 
   Biotechnology       Biotechnology is any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use 
   Building and Construction       In the fields of architecture and civil engineering, construction is a process that consists of the building or assembling of infrastructure. 
   Chemical Processing       Chemical processing companies manufacture and/or distribute chemicals, including basic, intermediate, and specialty chemicals; petrochemicals; plastic resins and materials used in synthetic fibers; agrochemicals; and paints and coatings. 
   Computer       Companies design and manufacture personal and large-scale computers, peripheral devices, data storage systems, networking equipment, point-of-sale (POS) devices, automated teller machines (ATMs), and other computer-based systems. 
   Consumer       Companies design, manufacture, and/or market apparel, cleaning products, hand and power tools, home furniture, housewares, linens, and consumer electronics and appliances. 
   Education       The education industry produces products and services that both complement and supplement basic education services. 
   Electronics       Companies design, manufacture, and/or distribute electronic devices and equipment including semiconductors; semiconductor materials and production machinery; test, measurement, and inspection equipment; scientific and technical instruments; and electrical and electronic components such as connectors and display devices. Also includes contract electronics manufacturers. 
   Energy       Companies provide energy products including crude oil, natural gas, and refined petroleum; utility services, including the generation of electricity, the transmission and distribution of electricity, natural gas, and water; and/or the marketing and trading of energy commodities. 
   Environment       Companies provide waste collection, waste treatment and disposal, recycling, remediation, environmental engineering, and environmental consulting services, and/or provide purification and filtration technology and equipment, industrial air filters, and pollution control systems. 
   Food and Beverage       Companies process, manufacture, distribute, market, and/or sell foodstuffs for human consumption. Companies that produce, market, and bottle alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, carbonated drinks, juices, energy/sports drinks, water, coffee, and tea. 
   General Industrial       Companies that manufacture and/or distribute goods for industrial use, This includes construction equipment, heavy machinery, paper, and packaging. 
   Government       Government agencies or government-related establishments (non-military). 
   Marine       The marine industry is involved in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of commercial ships and pleasure boats. 
   Medical       Companies develop, manufacture, market, and/or distribute health-related products or provide health care services, such as hospitals, nursing homes, HMOs, medical product suppliers, medical equipment and medical device makers, and medical laboratories. 
   Metals and Mining       Companies explore for, develop, mine, extract, quarry, and/or process valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually (but not always) from an ore body, vein or (coal) seam. 
   Military       Companies manufacture and/or distribute defense products and/or provide defense services. 
   Pharmaceutical       Companies research, develop, produce, and sell chemical or biological substances for medical or veterinary use, including prescription, generic and OTC drugs; vitamins and nutritional supplements; drug delivery systems and diagnostic substances; and related products, equipment, and services, including distribution and wholesale. 
   Rail       Companies manufacture and/or distribute locomotives and provide services to the railroad industry. 
   Telecommunications       Companies design, manufacture, market, and distribute equipment for long-distance, local, and corporate telecommunications networks. These companies also provide voice, data, and video communications services. 
   Other       Other unlisted industry type. 
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   North America       Companies are located in the United States, Canada or Mexico. 
   United States Only       Companies are located in the United States. 
   Northeast US Only       Companies are located in the Northeast United States, namely Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. 
   Southern US Only       Companies are located in the Southern United States, namely Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., and West Virginia. 
   Southwest US Only       Companies are located in the Southwest United States, namely Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah. 
   Northwest US Only       Companies are located in the Northwest United States, namely Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. 
   Midwest US Only       Companies are located in the Midwest United States, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. 
   Canada Only       Companies are located in Canada. 
   South / Central America Only       Companies have facilities in South American countries such as Argentina, Brazil, or Chile; or in Central American countries such as Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama, etc. 
   Europe Only       Companies are located in Europe, namely Germany, Ireland, Italy, United Kingdom, etc. 
   South Asia Only       Companies are located in South Asia, namely India, Pakistan, Nepal, etc. 
   Near East Only       Companies are located in the Near East, namely Egypt, Israel, Saudi Arabia, etc. 
   East Asia / Pacific Only       Companies are located in East Asia, namely China, Japan, Taiwan, etc. 
   Oceania Only       Companies are located in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and a large group of South Pacific islands that include Micronesia, Polynesia, Guam, Fiji, Tonga, etc.  
   Africa Only       Companies are located in sub-Saharan Africa. 
   Other       Other unlisted country or region. 
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