KOTEM’s 25 Years of GD&T Experience

For over 25 years, the engineers at KOTEM have made the science of Metrology and the study of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing their passion and life’s work. Today, GD&T has become the worldwide standard for design dimensioning, and its correct application enables precision manufacturers to reduce costs and improve quality day-in and day-out.

Company Kotem TeamIn today’s increasingly complex global manufacturing environment, GD&T is the universal language of precision manufacturing. A clear understanding of dimensions and tolerances enables suppliers and customers around the world to do business efficiently. KOTEM dimensional analysis software provides essential tools that leverage the power of GD&T. KOTEM’s EVOLVE software enables manufacturers to shorten new product development time by quickly integrating dimensional measurement feedback into the design and manufacturing workflow.

KOTEM is a leading supplier of advanced software for evaluation and fitting of measurement data, functional GD&T evaluation, and 3D best fitting solutions. KOTEM products are used by a wide range of manufacturers to design, fabricate and verify precision components tolerances.

Founded in 1992, KOTEM has become a world-leading expert in the GD&T evaluation, best fitting, and assembly analysis. Besides developing software for precision manufacturing, Kotem employees serve as members of the ISO/TC213 GPS and ASME B89.7 committees which establish worldwide standards for dimensioning and tolerancing.

KOTEM History

KOTEM started in 1992 as a software company that specialized in metrology. Over the first several years the company won contracts with measurement machine manufacturers to develop metrologically correct software under private labels (OEM). The company also sold its software directly to manufacturers when high tolerance parts demanded the best software tools.

As the business grew, we grew with it, expanding our team from the original three founders to over 30 people.

Became part of QVI

In 2005 KOTEM became a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Vision International Inc. (QVI), a leader in multi-sensor CMMs. Quality Vision International is a 72 year-old private company with headquarters in Rochester, New York, USA.

KOTEM under QVI leadership has expanded our headquarters in Budapest, Hungary and developed a worldwide sales and support team.


KOTEM has always been a company that demanded the highest expertise and cross-disciplinary capability. Today our people have expertise in metrology, mathematics, and computer sciences, with over 95% of our employees having either MSc or Ph.D.

“We always built our software for the highest demanding applications and we like to solve hard metrological problems.” – Kostadin Doytchinov -KOTEM’s Founder/President

Major Markets

  • Automotive
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Medical Devices
  • Consumer
  • Heavy Equipment

Headquarters: 79-B Fehérvári str., Budapest H-1119, Hungary, +36 (1) 780-9962