Our History

Formative Technologies (later Formtek),
incorporated in Pennsylvania with talent from the computer graphics laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University
1982
1983
Document scanning, viewing and raster editing software (FORMTEK:SKETCH) introduced
Technical Information Management Software (FORMTEK:TIMS) introduced
1985
1987
Formtek selected as software provider to US Navy EDMICS project
Formtek acquired by Lockheed Corporation, operates as a wholly owned subsidiary
1989
1991
Technical Data Management software (FORMTEK:TDM) introduced
Partnership established in Japan with Mitsubishi Corporation
1993
1995
Formtek selected for US Air Force F-22 Digital Information Management System
FORMTEK:ORION 4 Enterprise Content Management introduced
1997
1999
Partnership established in the United Kingdom with the LSC Group
Formtek purchased from Lockheed Martin, becomes privately held
2002
2004
FORMTEK | ORION 5 Enterprise Content Management introduced
System Integration partnership with Alfresco Software
2007
2009
Formtek established as Offset Services Provider to the Raytheon Company
Formtek Engineering Data Management (EDM) Solution for Alfresco introduced
2010
2011
System Integration partnership with Ephesoft
Formtek Software Extensions for Alfresco introduced
2012
2014
Formtek Engineering Data Management Solution certified by Alfresco