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PTC LiveWorx Virtual Kicks Off June 9th- 8AM EST
Announcement by PTC
PTC's annual user event, LiveWorx, will take place online Tuesday June 9. Check out the agenda, including the CAD keynote, celebrity keynote and more.
PTC Recognizes Customers and Partners Tackling COVID-19 PTC Recognizes Customers and Partners Tackling COVID-19
Press Release Issued by PTC
PTC is running a blog series through August called COVID-19 Heroes, featuring companies addressing needs for the pandemic. Who's your COVID hero?
PTC LiveWorx Virtual Speaker Lineup PTC LiveWorx Virtual Speaker Lineup

PTC's annual user event, LiveWorx, will take place online for one day only in June. Check out the speaker line up and sign up today! It's free!!
PTC Announces Next Generation of Creo- Creo 7.0!
Press Release Issued by PTC
Creo 7.0 includes generative Design with Frustum generative design technology, fluid flow analysis in Creo Simulation Live and more.
PTC Offers Resources for Remote Work, LiveWorx Goes Virtual PTC Offers Resources for Remote Work, LiveWorx Goes Virtual
By James E. Heppelmann, President and Chief Executive Office
PTC is offering temporary, no-cost licensing options so users can work from home, and Vuforia Chalk AR for VARs to help with remote support and consulting.
Industry News
Global GPU market's growth blunted by COVID-19 in Q1'20 reports Jon Peddie Research, Jon Peddie Research, AMD, NVIDIA, Intel, Robert Dow PC GPU Market Shipments Decrease in First Quarter
Press Release Issued by Jon Peddie Research
JPR reports GPU shipments decreased -5.3% from last quarter, AMD shipments decreased -16.6%, and NVIDIA decreased -13.6%.
3D Annotated Models More and More Replace 2D Drawings 3D Annotated Models More and More Replace 2D Drawings
Press Release Issued by KISTERS
KISTERS 3DViewStation supports an MBD environment providing a rich set of interactive functionalities for CAD viewing and integration.
Webcast: Share Data Across Distributed Teams Webcast: Share Data Across Distributed Teams
Announcement by IMAGINiT Technologies
Join IMAGINiT's Harper Coulter and Caleb Funk explore a day in the life of a connected PLM/PDM system THIS Thursday June 4 from 1-2EST.
CCE Launches Free Cloud CAD Viewer to Assist Remote Working CCE Launches Free Cloud CAD Viewer to Assist Remote Working
Press Release Issued by CCE
EnSuite-Cloud is a free CAD viewer that works directly on any browser. Users can view files from all major CAD formats.
CIMdata Announces Digital Skills Building Program CIMdata Announces Digital Skills Building Program
Press Release Issued by CIMdata
The Digital Skills Transformation program aims to help organizations improve the digital skills of its employees.
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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Creo extrude options
Creo 4.0 and 5.0 have new extrude feature capabilities. Gary Louis Lamit starts with a simple extrusion and click on extrude in his demo. Watch…
Resolve Mode Is Improved in Style
When you select the Resolve command, the Resolve dialog box opens with details about the failure. In addition, the failed entity is highlighted. You can…
Can 2 users use the ptc community portal?
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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).…