- Home of the KISS standard

Welcome to the official website of the KISS electronic data interchange standard for the steel fabrication industry. KISS ("Keep It Simple, Steel") is a public-domain standard established by FabTrol Systems and supported by more than a dozen software developers throughout the industry. It uses a neutral file format to transfer electronic project data between and among detailing and MIS/MRP software applications.

About the KISS standard

Learn more about the origins, capabilities, and benefits of the KISS data exchange format.

KISS compliant software

See which software applications in the industry offer the ability to import and/or export information in KISS format.

KISS and AutoCAD

Want to produce KISS files from AutoCAD® software or its add-ons for detailing? Find out about the options, including third party tools.


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