Two associations, one challenge: How do we tackle the digital transformation in the tooling industry? Following the invitation of both associations CIMSOURCE presented in Tokyo the solution to master this challenge. Most of the more than 60 participants agreed that standard dataformats describe the road to follow and that CIMSOURCE provides the necessary know-how and with ToolsUnited a proven technology for that. The main presentation Into thin Air? – Why product data management based on international standards is crucial for the digital transformation is also available in Japanese.