PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) provides leading product lifecycle management (PLM), content management and dynamic publishing solutions to more than 50,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include the world's most innovative companies in manufacturing, publishing, services, government and life sciences industries. PTC is included in the S&P Midcap 400 and Russell 2000 indices.

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Whitepaper: Take Advantage of Supplier-Customer Collaboration

by PTCJan 01, 2009

Every engineering company collaborates with its customers, but some do it better than others. Done well, collaboration can turn a potential disaster into a competitive advantage.

Whitepaper: Five Things You Should Know About 3D CAD Software

by PTCNov 01, 2008

You may be spending most of your time making design changes instead of creating new designs. But with the right 3D CAD software, you can solve this problem � and quite a few others. If you�re a design engineer working in a �typical� manufacturing company, you may be spending 60% to 80 % of your time updating and optimizing old designs, or making changes for ECOs, instead of creating new designs. Industry-wide studies and PTC surveys confirm this startling fact. With such a significant portion of your day devoted to design changes, you need a 3D CAD system that simplifies and speeds the change process. But this is just one of many challenges design engineers can solve by using more advanced 3D CAD software. Here are five essential characteristics of a best-in-class 3D CAD system and how it will enable you to focus on what you do best: design great products.