Jochen Fritz
Senior Software Engineer

Joe Fritz has worked on STEP and engineering data applications since 1991. He is the architect of the STEP Tools web translation service and lead developer of the STEP Tools C and Java APIs, STEP XML library, and the graphics libraries used in all STEP Tools solutions. Joe also participated in the development of the ISO 10303-28 XML exchange standard.


Mr. Fritz received a Bachelor of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Selected Publications

  • M. Hardwick, D. Loffredo, J. Fritz, M. Hedlind, “Enabling the Crowd Sourcing of Very Large Product Models,” Digital Product and Process Development Systems - IFIP TC 5 International Conference, NEW PROLAMAT 2013, Dresden, Germany, October 10-11, 2013. pp 254-272. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-41329-2_26
  • M. Hardwick, Y. F. Zhao, F. M. Proctor, A. Nassehi, X. Xu, S. Venkatesh, D. Odendahl, L. Xu, M. Hedlind, M. Lundgren, L. Maggiano, D. Loffredo, J. Fritz, B. Olsson, J. Garrido, A Brail, “A roadmap for STEP-NC-enabled interoperable manufacturing,” The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2013, doi: 10.1007/s00170-013-4894-0