About HiCo-ICS


  • Network partners
  • Business partners
  • Technology partners
  • Cooperations

HiCo-ICS collaborates with several internationally renowned businesses in order to guarantee a smooth operation of the installed solutions (both HiCo-ICS innovations and partner products).

These strategic partnerships are the basis for the development of new products and for the further development of existing products. In this way we guarantee a continuous adaptation to new operating system versions or hardware components.

METIS network

METIS network is an association of partner companies and a leading company for IT solutions and services in the areas Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), Logistic Support Analysis (LSA), technical documentation and integrated service information systems.

Through network partnerships, project teams are broadend with qualified resources and the competence network can therefore offer his customers specific capabilities and services like engineering of components and systems, technical documentation and ILS services as an integrated overall process.

Customers of METIS network will benefit from this network-of-excellence. They will be supported at the introduction of international civil and military standards for Technical Documentation (ASD S1000D®/ATA iSpec2200), e-Business & Material Management (ASD S2000M/ATA Spec2000) as well as Logistic Support Analysis – LSA (ASD S3000L/MSG-3) from professional assistance to the implementation of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS).

From the design & engineering of complex technical systems to integrated technical-logistical solutions in the field of civili and military industry – as a competence center, METIS network covers every aspect of the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) process and serves as a full-line supplier for the creation, management and usage of data.

Further information your will find at http://www.metis-network.com.

Our preferred Business Partner for Canada and North America:


GLELCS Inc. was created by a group of experienced Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Engineering and Technical publication specialists to meet the needs of our clients in the Defense and Aerospace industry.

The fundamental goal of GLELCS is to provide their customers with Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) consultancy, Technical documentation and content management solutions with a high degree of efficiency, timeliness and accuracy using a cost competitive approach.

GLELCS is relying on deep knowledge of national and international government and procurement processes and procedures. GLELCS dedicated subject matter experts (SME´s) receive ongoing training to meet the latest national and international standards/specifications.

The ultra-modern facilities of GLELCS are strategically located midway between Montreal, the center of Canada’s Aerospace Industry, and the U.S. border.

Further information about GLELCS: www.glelcs.com

We hold technology partnerships with international leading companies:


Microsoft partners, recommended by Microsoft, are experts that provide and implement IT solutions for customers.

HiCo-ICS, as an independent company, has to prove strict quality criteria and standards to develop and distribute exclusive solutions and systems, based on Microsoft technologies.

These substantiated skills are the base for the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) Program, which HiCo-ICS, as a Certified Partner, belongs to since 2010.

For more information see https://partner.microsoft.com/global/.


PTC, with headquarters in Needham, MA (USA), is a leading provider of software solutions and services for the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Content Management and Dynamic Publishing. PTC has more than 40,000 customers worldwide, including many of the world’s most innovative manufacturing companies in the aerospace & defense, automotive, consumer, electronic & high tech, industrial equipment and medical products industries. The company was founded in 1985 and the initial public offering followed in the year 1989 (Nasdaq: PMTC).

Due to the acquisition of Arbortext in 2005, a leading provider of dynamic enterprise publishing software, PTC extended, as the only provider of PLM, its product portfolio into the area of dynamic enterprise publishing, furthering the customers ability to quickly and efficiently create, administrate and publish product- or service-related information and enabling product changes to be reflected immediately in the documents.

For more information see http://www.ptc.com.

SDL Tridion

SDL Tridion is a leading European provider of advanced XML based Enterprise Content Management software. SDL Tridion’s high-end products enable enterprises to aggregate a common view on content from different sources, to manage and use content in different formats and to publish content to multiple channels like websites, online applications and print publications.  

Tridion solutions are tailored individually to the clients’ requirements, who want to use different electronic media, but also print and CD, for the distribution of business critical content to customers, partners, suppliers and employees or who want to provide E-Bussines applications like portals, online market places or e-shops with business critical content. SDL Tridion’s unique single sourcing, the Building block architecture and the Blueprint Management concept offer enterprises a significant ROI for complex content management infrastructures.

SDL Tridion R5 is completely XML-based and is built on a component-based architecture (.NET / J2EE). This guarantees simple integration with existing business and E-business systems, including ERP and CRM applications as well as standard application servers.

For more information see www.sdltridion.com.

Our preferred cooperation partner for the Iberian market and South of France:

arvato technical information

The Technical Information division within arvato AG, provides all services concerning creation, translation and publication of technical documentation to international customers.

You can concentrate on your core business – developing and marketing industrial goods, machines or plants – while we make sure that all the technical documentation related to your product is correct, complete, available on time and harbours no legal risks. We will analyse your documents and how they are created, offer you models of operative and technological solution and implement them. Our services are scaled at a high level: from individual illustrations or translations up to taking over your complete documentation department. We will develop the solution for your business model together with you.

Embedded in the worldwide business network of arvato AG, the media logistics and communications service provider of Bertelsmann AG, at arviato services, we can resort to an extraordinarily wide range of competencies, experiences, and resources in the field of corporate information management. We use these targeted in order to be able to provide our customers with customised, reliable and innovative solutions.

arvato technical information Spain is an official “Observer” within the ASD S1000D® Steering Committee and offers customers from the aviation and military market tailored documentation services according to standards for Technical Communication ASD S1000D®, S2000M with the aim of Integrated Logistics Solutions (ILS).

Learn more about arvato technical information