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axes4 GmbH

Accessible PDF simply done! We are dedicated to build software and deliver services that empower you to provide accessible PDF documents.


  • axesWord: axesWord is an Add-In that empowers every Word user to create a top-quality accessible PDF in seconds. Remediation is not needed anymore. Quality assurance becomes a no-brainer. The key is to use styles and templates that are optimized for accessibility. Everything else is done by axesWord.
  • axesPDF: axesPDF is your time-saving tool to check and remediate PDF documents during the process of making them fully accessible and compliant with PDF/UA, WCAG 2, and Section 508. Accessibility issues are easily found and most of them are fixed instantly with a single click.
  • axesSense: REST API for checking big amount of PDF files against PDF/UA


  • axesService: Let us create your accessible PDF documents – fast, reliable, and PDF/UA compliant. We handle any document, no matter if it’s simple or complex. Send us your file, we review it and you get back a quote.
  • Word Templating: Document authoring with axesWord is most efficient with customized Word templates. We create templates for you that work seamlessly together with axesWord – now it’s a no-brainer to create a PDF/UA document.

Consulting & Training

  • Efficient Workflows for the creation of PDF/UA documents
  • Software development in the field of PDF Accessibility (for example the PDF Accessibility Checker (PAC) for the PDF/UA Foundation)
  • Training of Developers, Accessibility Experts, Train the trainer, Power Users, and End Users in all aspects of PDF Accessibility
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Member Info

Partner Member
Joined February 2012
Headquartered in Switzerland


Rahel Pfeffinger Marketing intern

Janne Brönner PDF Accessibility Technician

Sandra Speitel Werkstudentin

Thomas Schempp Head of Development

Regina Paul Junior PDF Accessibility Technician

Lisa-Marie Huber Werkstudentin

Benjamin Hofer Senior Software Developer

Laura Clark Head of Operations

Tamas Nemes Developer

Peter Spraul Document Accessibility Lead (Germany)

Nico Merk Head of Sales

Nalini Hofer Administration, Back Office & HR

Miriam dos Santos Coelho Sales Coordination & Marketing

Marion Frei Senior Software Developer

Denis Konrad Sales Coordination

Daniel Lutz Senior Software Developer

Beatrix Doster PDF Accessibility Technician

Jochen Fehling Executive Assistant

Samuel Hofer Cofounder, CTO

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