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PTC Creo Hands-On Workshops: Coming to a city near you!
Experience first-hand how you can double your design productivity! Register now for a free PTC Creo Hands-On Workshop in a city near you. At the event, you’ll be guided through PTC Creo Parametric and the new apps, extensions and capabilities of the award-winning design suite. An introductory presentation will be followed by the opportunity for [… [more...
Jan 24, 13 News From YahooParametric Technology Corp. officially changes its name to PTC Inc.
Parametric Technology Corp., the formal name of a Needham company whose specialties include computer aided design, or CAD, and product lifecycle management, has long gone by the short-hand monicker of PTC. In a press release Thursday, the company announced that it will legally change its name, effective Jan. 28, and that henceforth it will be known as PTC Inc., or PTC, for short. According to [more...
May 10, 13 News From YahooPTC donates $18.8m software gift to BU’s new Engineering Product Innovation Center
PTC Inc., a Needham company specializing in product lifecycle management and computer-aided design software, has given a gift of $18.8 million of its software to Boston University. The plan is for the university to use the software in its new Engineering Product Innovation Center, or EPIC. In a statement, Kenneth Lutchen, BU’s dean of the College of Engineering, said: “The EPIC facility is meant [more...
Investors.com: Art, Design Educational Needs Pushing STEM To STEAM
Focusing on art and design is critical for businesses to innovate and gain a competitive advantage, says John Stuart, senior vice president for education at Boston-based software company PTC. PTC develops computer-assisted design software for product design. Clients include Microsoft (MSFT) and agricultural machinery maker Deere (DE). Europe — particularly the Netherlands — is ahead [...] > Read mor [more...
Tech 4 PD: CAD Granularity vs. Integrated Suites
Which is more valuable in CAD software – integrated suites or granular apps? That’s what industry analysts Chad Jackson and Jim Brown are debating in this new Tech4PD episode. The Debate: While granular apps enable many contributing roles in product design, they can create translation issues and cause data loss when moving from one system [...] > Read mor [more...
Feb 14, 13 PTC NewsPTC Empowers Small Businesses to Streamline Product Data Management
PTC has taken the strengths of its enterprise PLM solution and created a “right sized” package for small companies. PTC Windchill PDM Essentials is easy to deploy, containing everything a customer needs to get up and running – including a Microsoft SQL Server database – in one easy-to-install package [more...
Feb 12, 13 News From YahooPTC Creo brings Super Sentai Series’ Power Rangers to life for Bandai
PTC Inc., a Needham company specializing in product lifecycle management software and computer-aided design, said that toy manufacturer Bandai Co. Ltd. will use PTC Creo software to develop and refine such product lines as its Super Sentai/Power Rangers brands. “PTC Creo provides Bandai with the flexibility to use both direct and parametric modeling approaches for product design,” PTC said. PTC [more...
Jan 29, 13 PTC NewsMaster Srl Reduces Time to Market By Using PTC Solutions
“Through the implementation of PTC PLM, CAD and production solutions, we have achieved the objectives of standardization of design and production cycles for several product families developed. Moreover, we have substantially reduced the time for research and editing of our data with a consequent reduction of time to market.” Mr. Lorenzo Lafronza, Technical Area Manage [more...
Jan 25, 13 News From YahooEmbraer will use PTC software to help manufacture new commercial jets
PTC said it has a new customer for its product lifecycle management software --- Embraer S.A., a large manufacturer of commercial jets. According to Needham-based PTC, product lifecycle management, or PLM, helps manufacturers manage complex processes by coordinating the efforts of often far-flung teams to consistently and efficiently create the best possible products. In today’s economy, a [more...
Jan 24, 13 News From YahooPTC Updates Name to Reflect Expanded Scope and Vision
PTC , the company credited with having invented the modern computer aided design industry, today announced it is changing its legal name to reflect the full breadth of its current technology portfolio, market scope, and corporate vision. While the company has operated as PTC for some time, the company's legal name has remained Parametric Technology Corporation, directly reflecting its earliest [more...