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PTC Announces Creo 5.0 with 5 New Capabilities PTC Announces Creo 5.0 with 5 New Capabilities
Press Release Issued by PTC
Creo 5.0 includes Topology optimization, Additive/ subtractive manufacturing, Creo Flow Analysis, and a Collaboration Extension for Autodesk Inventor.
PTC Introduces New AR Capabilities and Spatial Tracking PTC Introduces New AR Capabilities and Spatial Tracking
Press Release Issued by PTC
With Creo AR Design Share gives users full control over authoring and accessibility for all augmented reality experiences.
Terumo BCT Selects Windchill Quality Management Terumo BCT Selects Windchill Quality Management
Press Release Issued by PTC
Terumo BCT, a medical technology company, selected the Windchill Quality Management solution to enhance global quality processes.
PTC Announces Major New Release to Vuforia Augmented Reality PTC Announces Major New Release to Vuforia Augmented Reality
Press Release Issued by PTC
PTC released Vuforia 7, Vuforia Chalk App and ThingWorx Studio augmemnted reality solutions.
CIMdata Survey Reveals Intent to Purchase PLM Cloud CIMdata Survey Reveals Intent to Purchase PLM Cloud
Press Release Issued by PTC
PTC's PLM Cloud SaaS solution sales have doubled over the last four quarters and customers in a recent CIMdata survey plan to adopt in next 24 months.
Industry News
Large Boost in Metal 3D Printer Sales in 2017 Large Boost in Metal 3D Printer Sales in 2017
Press Release Issued by Wohlers Associates
According to Wohlers' latest additive manufacturing report, an estimated 1,768 metal AM systems were sold in 2017, compared to 983 systems in 2016.
Stratasys Launches Additive Manufacturing Certification Stratasys Launches Additive Manufacturing Certification
Press Release Issued by Stratasys
Stratasys rolled out a new industry certification program in North America designed to bridge the skills gap in the additive manufacturing industry.
Mentor Announces FloMaster with CAD Connectivity Mentor Announces FloMaster with CAD Connectivity
Press Release Issued by Mentor Graphics
The new CAD-to-FloMASTER (CAD2FM) functionality enables design engineers to rapidly create representations of their 3D systems.
Joe Walsh to Present ASSESS Update at COFES18 Joe Walsh to Present ASSESS Update at COFES18
Press Release Issued by ASSESS
Walsh to discuss evolving domains for engineering simulation, including generative design, digital twins and smart manufacturing.
ANSYS to Acquire Optical Simulation Leader OPTIS ANSYS to Acquire Optical Simulation Leader OPTIS
Press Release Issued by ANSYS
Headquartered in France, OPTIS develops physics-based software that simulates light and human vision.
PTC Partners
ITI Acquires Data Management Company MechWorks ITI Acquires Data Management Company MechWorks
Press Release Issued by ITI
MechWorks PDM supports Inventor, SOLIDWORKS, Solid Edge; and offers Teamcenter integration for Inventor, SOLIDWORKS Creo, and AutoCAD.
Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny
Press Release Issued by Lenovo
The company says it's the world's smallest workstation with ISV certification. It's available now for $799.
3D Systems to Use ThingWorx for Connected 3D Printers 3D Systems to Use ThingWorx for Connected 3D Printers
Press Release Issued by PTC
3D Systems plans to embed ThingWorx IoT platform into its 3D printers, enabling intelligent monitoring and remote service and maintenance.
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.
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
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How to Split Surfaces in Creo FMX
With the release of Creo 4, you can now split part of a surface away from the original part in Creo Flexible Modeling Extension (FMX).…
Multi-Echelon Optimization in Servigistics
Service parts planners often stock inventory based on each location’s target fill rate. Applying this approach can quickly lead to excess inventory with little effect…
Do your tolerances meet ASME standards?
"Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) is a symbolic language used to communicate design specifications. GD&T can speed up processes and reduce errors... In Creo, tolerances are…
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…