First full update of the MCAD suite replacing Pro/Engineer and CoCreate introduces a tenth app, for modular product design. Creo’s 2D sketch app is now available for Mac OS X. PTC today announced an update to the Creo line of MCAD apps which has replaced Pro/Engineer. All nine existing apps have been updated to version 2.0 and a tenth—Creo Options Modeler—will be released … [Read more...] about PTC releases Creo the Next Generation
Windchill PLM led revenue growth, with CAD revenue picking up due to the launch of next-generation Creo. Management is modestly bullish about the coming year. PTC (PMTC: NASDAQ) reported a strong finish in its fourth quarter (ending September 30, 2011), helping the company set an annual revenue record at $1.17 billion. Overall revenue was led by the continued strength of the … [Read more...] about PTC revenue hits $1.17 billion in fiscal year 2011
Steve Wolfe takes a close look at the new Creo line of CAD applications from PTC, answering the questions he raised last month. There are reasons for existing Pro/Engineer and CoCreate users to be happy, and reasons for them to ask even more questions. By L. Stephen Wolfe, P.E. On June 6, 2011, before the release of Parametric Technology’s Creo 1.0, I summarized what PTC … [Read more...] about Creo 1.0: More evolutionary than revolutionary
Either a CAD modeler uses a structure tree, or it doesn’t; Paul Hamilton explains all. Originally published August 2007 in Engineering Automation Report, acquired in 2010 by Jon Peddie Research. By Paul Hamilton PHusion Engineering Solutions [Editor’s note, 2007: For years mechanical design has been dominated by history-based modelers. From the day Pro/Engineer first came … [Read more...] about 2007: A Primer on MCAD modeling technology, part 1: It’s all about the trees
PTC revenue from desktop products, primarily Pro/Engineer, have been slow for almost a decade. Will Creo turn things around? By L. Stephen Wolfe, P.E. The forthcoming release of Creo marks the third development phase of Parametric Technology Corporation’s venerable Pro/Engineer CAD software. The second phase began with the announcement of Wildfire in 2001, which was PTC’s … [Read more...] about PTC Creo 1.0: Breakthrough technology?