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PTC Completes Acquisition of Onshape PTC Completes Acquisition of Onshape
Press Release Issued by PTC
Onshape was founded in 2012 by SOLIDWORKS founder Jon Hirschtick and former SOLIDWORKS executives, John McEleney, and Dave Corcoran.
PTC Launches New Windchill Extension Program PTC Launches New Windchill Extension Program
Announcement by PTC
Starting in October PTC will start offering 20-30 extensions, including the PDF Quick Access (free) and Promotion Validate with a subscription.
Last Call for PTC LiveWorx 2020 Proposals Last Call for PTC LiveWorx 2020 Proposals
Press Release Issued by PTC
PTC is now taking submissions for presenters for it's LiveWorx event taking place next June. Deadline is September 19.
PTC Announces Updates, Partnerships & More at LiveWorx PTC Announces Updates, Partnerships & More at LiveWorx
Press Release Issued by PTC
At PTC Liveworx PTC announced Windchill on the cloud, updates to it's AR solution, Vuforia, and released a new version ThingWorx for IoT.
Game of Throne's Jamie Lannister to Host Mix at LiveWorx Game of Throne's Jamie Lannister to Host Mix at LiveWorx
Press Release Issued by PTC
Game of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, aka Jamie Lannister will host the LiveWorx premier networking party, Mix @ 6 in Boston June 12.
Industry News
AMD Launches Graphics Card for Designers and Engineers
Press Release Issued by AMD
The AMD Radeon Pro W5700 enables 3D designers, architects and engineers to visualize, review and interact with their designs in real time.
Stratasys Introduces Work Order Management Software Stratasys Introduces Work Order Management Software
Press Release Issued by Stratasys
GrabCAD Shop is a work order management software solution for shops that provide centralized 3D printing services.
Dell Introduces New Solutions for AI and HPC Dell Introduces New Solutions for AI and HPC
Press Release Issued by Dell Technologies
The new solutions are designed to simplify and accelerate customers' high performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) efforts.
Sharp Rise In Global GPU Shipments In Q3'19 Reports JPR Sharp Rise In Global GPU Shipments In Q3'19 Reports JPR
Press Release Issued by Jon Peddie Research
The global GPU market has been strengthening towards the end of the year, but JPR also reports some surprising spikes in specific categories.
PLM Market Worth $73.7 Billion by 2024 PLM Market Worth $73.7 Billion by 2024
Press Release Issued by MarketsandMarkets
A recent report by MarketsandMarkets concluded that the PLM Market is expected to grow from USD 50.7 billion in 2019 to USD 73.7 billion by 2024.
PTC Partners
Workgroup Manager for ZWCAD and Windchill
Press Release Issued by Meta Meta Technology
Meta Meta Technology's Workgroup Manager for ZWCAD provides bi-directional communication between ZWCAD DWG files and Windchill.
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.
User News
CIMC Selects ThingWorx for Smart Manufacturing CIMC Selects ThingWorx for Smart Manufacturing
Press Release Issued by PTC
China International Marine Containers (CIMC) plans to use PTC's ThingWorx for predictive maintenance to reduce energy consumption and system downtime.
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.
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Can 2 users use the ptc community portal?
We are 2 members of the PTC portal. Using same computer. Impossible to change username... Signin : last user. sign out.... signin... No question, only the same. Is it normal…
Modeling direct 19 increse model quality
Hi, how can I improve the quality of models in modeling direct 19? where are the graphics settings of the application? can I act directly…
Exception EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION has occurred
Good morning, I am experiencing this fatal error with CREO Parametric 5.0.0.0 when trying to plot a drawing. Do you have any suggestion how to solve…
Problem Running Creo on Larger PC (HP EliteBook 850)
I have been running Creo Elements/direct Modeling on an old HP EliteBook 840. After I got a new and larger PC (HP EliteBook 850 G5)…
How to Handle Drawing Revisions
I have been taught from the beginning of my career in drafting and design that there are certain letters that should not be used when…
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…