Global Partnership- ALTHOM and ThoughtFocus

ThoughtFocus and ALTHOM Launch Global Initiative Providing Technical Publication Services to Aviation and Aerospace Companies Worldwide

The joint effort will provide aircraft and parts manufacturers with an affordable, quick-response, offshore production alternative for regulatory-compliant documentation

Irvine, CA – June 21, 2017 –ThoughtFocus, a leading consulting, engineering and business process management firm serving the aviation and aerospace industry, and ALTHOM GmbH, specialists in offshoring production management for customers in aviation, defense, automotive and renewable energy, today announced a global joint initiative to provide technical publication and documentation services to aviation and aerospace original equipment and aftermarket parts manufacturers.

“With more than 220 highly trained professionals employed in technical documentation and engineering, ALTHOM possesses a technical publication expertise that is unmatched,” noted ThoughtFocus Aerospace General Manager David Deal. “And, as specialists in offshoring, they have a global reach to match our own, allowing us to provide our growing OEM and aftermarket manufacturing customer base with vital technical publication and documentation services in a timely and cost-effective way, while at the same time we support ALTHOM with marketing, publication production and customer care services.”

The ThoughtFocus-ALTHOM collaboration will produce documentation and publications in compliance with all applicable technical regulations and appropriate international standards, including publications such as:

  • Maintenance manuals
  • Troubleshooting manuals
  • Structural repair manuals
  • Flight and cabin crew operating manuals
  • Aircraft schematics and wiring diagrams manuals
  • Illustrated parts documents, lists and catalogs
  • 2D and 3D illustrations
  • Interactive Electronic Technical Documentation (IETD)
  • Customer-specific individual documentations

With a singular ability to produce technical documentation during the earliest stages of aircraft design and production, ALTHOM provides the critical support needed to prepare in-development aircraft for first flight, helping manufacturers reduce overall development time while improving documentation processes and output.  Original documentation is provided in Simplified Technical English (STE).  Translation into required languages is available, as well.  ALTHOM is DIN EN/AS 9100 certified.

“Drawing on more than 25 years’ experience in engineering and technical publications, ALTHOM is uniquely qualified to assist aviation and aerospace manufacturers in the critical process of producing detailed documentation to meet regulatory and mission requirements, starting in the early development phase of aircraft design and fabrication,” said Alkiviadis Thomas, ALTHOM Founder and CEO, and first Chairman of the HANSE-AEROSPACE E.V. aerospace manufacturers’ association.

“Offshoring affords ThoughtFocus customers many advantages, including access to low-cost foreign development and production capabilities in combination with German project management and quality assurance as a service. Superior quality drives business success, and that’s why we’re delighted to have ISO-certified ThoughtFocus as our services and marketing channel partner; their proven commitment to quality matches our own,” he added.

About ThoughtFocus

Privately held ThoughtFocus is a US-based consulting, software development, product engineering and business process management firm.  With local offices in the US, supported by state-of-the-art development and out-sourcing centers in India and the Philippines, our global team of over 1,300 associates serves clients in the financial services, manufacturing, education, payment and loyalty, insurance, aerospace and technology industries, helping them meet their most critical business objectives.  ThoughtFocus is a Blackstone Innovation Fund portfolio company.  For more information, please visit

Media Contacts

For ThoughtFocus:       For ALTHOM:
David Deal, General Manager-AerospaceOliver Meyer, Head of Business Development[at]ThoughtFocus.commeyer[at]
732.331.3424 (mobile)0049 40 413079802

ALTHOM is specialized in offshoring and offers its customers access to low-cost foreign development and production capacities in combination with German project management and quality assurance as a service.

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