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Join PTC's Virtual Conference on Future of Product Design Join PTC's Virtual Conference on Future of Product Design
Announcement by Cat McClintock, PTC
On April 11 PTC will host an online event covering topics on using augmented reality in design, design for additive manufacturing and Creo 4.0.
PTC Mathcad Prime 4.0 Effective and Secure Calculations PTC Mathcad Prime 4.0 Effective and Secure Calculations
Press Release Issued by PTC
Key features include equation wrapping, content protection, and interoperability with third-party applications.
PTC Releases FlexPLM Design Module for Adobe Illustrator PTC Releases FlexPLM Design Module for Adobe Illustrator
Press Release Issued by PTC
The module enables designers in retail, fashion, footwear and consumer goods industries to create products in FlexPLM from within Adobe Illustrator.
Kepware Brings Industrial Automation Data to the Enterprise Kepware Brings Industrial Automation Data to the Enterprise

PTC's Kepware Version 6 includes a new method for remote configuration, additional languages, updates to the user interface and licensing.
PTC Creo 4.0 Now Available! PTC Creo 4.0 Now Available!
Press Release Issued by PTC
Creo 4.0 introduces new capabilities for IoT, additive manufacturing, augmented reality, model-based definition (MBD), and productivity improvements.
Industry News
CIMdata Announces Collaborative Research on Cloud PLM CIMdata Announces Collaborative Research on Cloud PLM
Press Release Issued by CIMdata
CIMdata has partnered with Autodesk, Dassault Systemes, Oracle, PTC, and Siemens PLM Software on the program and is offering a global survey.
Wohlers 3D Printing Report Shows Softened Growth Worldwide Wohlers 3D Printing Report Shows Softened Growth Worldwide
Press Release Issued by Wohlers Assocates
According to Wohlers Report 2017, 97 manufacturers sold additive manufacturing (AM) systems in 2016, but overall growth was lower than in 2015.
Top 10 Reasons to Use EZtol Instead of Spreadsheets
Press Release Issued by Sigmetrix
Sigmetrix is previewing its new EZtol 1-D tolerance stackup analysis software, which makes it easier to create and manage multiple analyses.
ASSESS 2017 Announced at COFES ASSESS 2017 Announced at COFES
Press Release Issued by Cyon Research and IntrinSIM
Cyon Research and IntrinSIM's Analysis, Simulation, and Systems Engineering Software (ASSESS) event will take place this November in Maryland.
@Xi PowerGo Laptop Updated with NVIDIA Quadro P3000 @Xi PowerGo Laptop Updated with NVIDIA Quadro P3000
Press Release Issued by @Xi Computer
@Xi Computer announced a new version of the Xi PowerGo 15/7 CAD laptop with the NVIDIA Quadro P3000 and 7th generation Intel i7 mobile processor.
PTC Partners
PTC Expands IoT Partnerships PTC Expands IoT Partnerships
Press Release Issued by PTC
PTC recently announced a number of new internet of things (IoT) partnerships, including Deloitte Digital, ViziApps and BETSOL.
Granta and PTC Team Up To Provide Materials Data In Creo 4.0 Granta and PTC Team Up To Provide Materials Data In Creo 4.0
Press Release Issued by Granta Design
Creo users will have access to Granta's property data covering 117 sample materials, including metals, plastics, composites, and ceramics.
Creo 4.0 Users Can Get Keyshot Rendering with ARX Creo 4.0 Users Can Get Keyshot Rendering with ARX
Press Release Issued by Luxion
Creo 4.0, users of Advanced Rendering (ARX) will have a new interactive real-time experience in the creation of product visuals backed by KeyShot.
Materialise & PTC Partner on 3D Printing Solution Materialise & PTC Partner on 3D Printing Solution
Press Release Issued by Materialise
Creo 4.0 users will be able to 3D print designs directly through the cloud-based i.materialise platform in 19 materials and 100+ colors and finishes.
We Want It: HP's New Mini Workstation We Want It: HP's New Mini Workstation
Press Release by HP
Available this month, the workstation is 90% smaller than a traditional tower, measuring 2.3 by 8.5 inches. Starting price is $699.
User News
ZF Friedrichshafen AG Chooses PTC for Digital Journey ZF Friedrichshafen AG Chooses PTC for Digital Journey
Press Release Issued by PTC
The German automotive supplier will implement Windchill, PTC Integrity ALM and ThingWorx IoT. Plus, check out their concept car from NAIAS.
STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time
Press Release Issued by STAMOD Engineering
The engineering consultancy firm specializes in rapid tooling, simulation, legacy data, and new product design (NPD), using a variety of CAD tools.
Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration
Press Release by Aras
Aras will be used to strengthen the PLM capabilities of the Gripen aircraft, a smart fighter system.
BAE Systems Sweden Standardizes on Aras PLM Platform BAE Systems Sweden Standardizes on Aras PLM Platform
Press Release Issued by Aras
BAE Systems Sweden, a manufacturer of weapons systems and military vehicles, has selected Aras Innovator as the new common PLM platform.
Unmanned Aircraft Maker Speeds Time to Market with Creo Unmanned Aircraft Maker Speeds Time to Market with Creo
Press Release Issued by PTC
FourthWing has reduced production time for their unmanned aircraft by 50 percent with help from PTC Creo.
Q & A
Submit Questions | Submit Answers
Disable Geometry Highlighting
How do I turn off the highlights on my geometry? Source: MCADCentral…
Weight Error
When I calculate the weight for my drawing I receive an error. Is there a way to fix this? Source: ENG-Tips.com…
Display One or Two Models
Is there a way to change the display mode of one or two models so that the lines display individually? Source: PTC/User…
Versioning Change Management
When I look at other APIs they included iterated/version meta data. How do I add this to my own files? From Ravin Kayasth PTC/User Portal…
New Metric Format Drawing Sheet
How do I create a new metric format drawing sheet in Creo? Source: ENG-Tips.com…
Retain Sketch Constraints and Dimensions
How do I keep sketch constraints and dimensions while adding a corner-round in a sketch? Source: ENG-Tips.com…
Linking inspection dimensions and parameters from a drawing/part to excel table
Interested if there is anyone who has tried to link an excel spreadsheet to a pro-e drawing/part. Currently I have a the rather cumbersome task…
Symbol attachment to drawings
Needing to know how to attach the dowel pin symbol to a detailed drawing. I see how to size it and manuver it, but…