All ptc articles

  • slm.automotiveIT

    PTC ready to acquire Servigistics


    Many companies don’t pay enough attention to service lifecycle management, PTC says (Photo: Servigistics) PTC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Servigistics in a move it says will expand its offering of service lifecycle management (SLM) products. The US-based business software group said the addition of Servigistics' products will ...

  • prostep.automotiveIT

    automotiveDAY: Progress cited on open PLM standards


    Continental’s Hoeflich, BMW’s Probst and ProSTEP’s Vetterman (l-to-r) welcomed progress made on PLM openness (Photo: Claus Dick) HANOVER -- Automakers and suppliers reported major progress in creating common IT standards to be used in product lifecycle management (PLM). "We now have a common understanding with regard to the issue of ...

  • ptc mks.automotiveIT

    PTC's MKS Integrity gets key approval from Germany's TUEV


    PTC acquired MKS, the maker of MKS Integrity, in May (Photo: MKS) TUEV SUED has given its stamp of approval to PTC's MKS Integrity software. The certification by the German technical standards company means PTC's lifecycle management solution will make it easier for car manufacturers to comply with a key ...

  • windchill.automotiveIT

    An overview of automakers' PLM systems


    Automakers want more open PLM systems (source:PTC) Automakers are changing their PLM systems. They are increasingly relying on Dassault's Catia and Siemens' NX for car development. But they are also implementing software from other providers. At the same time, users of PLM software are calling for more open systems. ProSTEP ...

  • siemens plm.automotiveIT

    Upheaval in automotive PLM as car companies change partners


    Automakers are reviewing - and changing - their PLM software (Illustration: Siemens) Upheaval in the PLM market: Daimler and Chrysler are separating from former partner Dassault Systemes and are doing development work with Siemens PLM software. On the other hand, BMW has settled on Dassault in the E/E domain. In ...

  • Windchill 10.0.automotiveIT

    PTC releases Windchill 10.0, adds more analytics


    Windchill PLM software grows in size and capabilities PTC has released Windchill 10.0, upgrading its product lifecycle management (PLM) software with a series of enhancements designed to improve product analytics and quality management. US based PTC said in a press release that the new version of Windchill will let manufacturers ...

  • Article

    Hyundai, Kia adopt PTC’s PLM software for r&d


    Hyundai and Kia have adopted Windchill PLM software from US solutions provider Parametric Technology Corp (PTC), the companies said in a press statement. The Korean carmakers conducted an extensive two-year benchmark testing and selection process before deciding on Windchill. The software, which will be adopted in core r d operations, ...