Monthly Archives: May 2012

Creo Customer: Box Making Design Magic

Designers at System Group took on an interesting task: design a machine that will “know” how to create the perfect-sized box for a product. It’s an ideal invention for companies like Amazon that package and ship a lot of different-sized stuff. Founded in 1970 and located in Italy, System Group first specialized in creating machinery […]

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The ROI of moving to Creo Parametric from Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

That word “Creo” keeps buzzing all over the place – magazines, online forums, work’s break room. Moving to Creo may be the fastest, smartest move you’ve made since – well, buying Pro/ENGINEER. Creo Parametric comes with all the same robust features as Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire, but with better graphics speed, faster assemblies, a broad range of […]

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Leveraging CAD data to Improve Technical Communication


Manufacturers worldwide are investing significant time and money into improving the systems and processes needed to improve customer service, product support and after-sales operations with the hope of enhancing customers’ experience with their products and hopefully in the long run garner consumer loyalty. Much of these efforts are targeted towards addressing critical product support issues […]

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Boundary Systems Brings Creo to Kevin Bolland’s Dirt Track Racing

Kevin Bolland is a 30-year veteran in dirt-racing. He drives the Big Block Dirt Modified #‘777’ car in the Super DIRT Car and BRP Modified Series events in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York and Charlotte, NC. And he’s winning – a lot. PTC’s Creo, in conjunction with reselling partner Boundary Systems, sponsor Kevin Bolland […]

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NASA Tech Briefs Presents PTC’s Creo the Award for 2011 Product of the Year

In February 2011, the editors at NASA Tech Briefs selected Creo as the Product of the Month. At the end of the year, Tech Briefs took the 12 Product of the Month winners for 2011 and challenged their sizable engineering readership to vote for an overall winner. And Creo won! Last week, representatives from NASA […]

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CADplace Interviews John Buchowski about Creo 2.0

CADPlace interviews John Buchowski at PTC about Creo 2.0, improvements in quality and stability, the benefits of the new features, and how good engineering tools support sustainable development. Filmed on location at PTC Live TechForum Paris, 2012. Published on May 14, 2012 by CADplaceFrance

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Creo 2.0: New and Advanced 3D Cross Sections for Creo Parametric 2.0

So far, we’ve covered a variety of zippy new enhancements for Creo Parametric 2.0 that up your design speed, intensify your graphics quality, and even simplify the migration of your current behemoth CAD program to our sleek and sturdy Creo 2.0 suite. This week we’ll focus in on Creo Parametric 2.0 and the newest additions […]

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OCUS Confirms Creo Parametric 2.0 Advantage over Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0

If you want empirical data on how Creo Parametric 2.0 performs on your system, this is a good article for you. Using Olaf Corten’s Utilities (OCUS benchmark), you can capture and compare performance data for various platforms and software releases, including your own. Olaf recently updated the OCUS benchmark for Creo Parametric 2.0, 1.0, and […]

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Social Media Gives Customers a Voice in Product Design


Organizations are always looking for ways to improve upon existing products as well as innovate new ones that will grab the attention of increasingly finicky and demanding consumers. Manufacturing organizations are turning to social media as an additional way to incorporate the voice of their customers into their innovation and product development processes. Social media […]

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Late stage design changes – and your vacation

According to a recent PTC survey, over a third of respondents (37.9 percent, to be exact) said that on a recent project, they experienced dramatic or multiple last-minute changes. But what does that really mean? Well, if you’re like most folks, it means a lot of frustration. It means a lot of rework. And it […]

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