Author Archives: Geoff Hedges

Designing Innovative Floodwater Defences for Tunnels with PTC Creo

You’re an engineer and a raging storm is heading to your town. A tidal surge is inevitable. Your job is to protect the subway from flooding. What are your ideas? You might think about a better drainage system and pumps. Maybe floodgates. But it’s all too little, too late, and too expensive. The winds are […]

Posted in Creo Customers, Localize | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Designing a Better Grain Dryer at Delux

In agriculture, equipment is often kept in service for decades. Farmers can, and sometimes still do, plow fields with the same 1940s tractor that their grandparents used. Grain elevators, hay balers, seeders, and combines remain the foundations of production, as they have been for generations. And that’s a design challenge. Farmers and other agricultural producers […]

Posted in Creo Customers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

JSW Pacific Designs CCTV Products with PTC Creo

When your expertise is wireless video devices, you find yourself in a diversity of markets. Closed circuit TV (CCTV) products are useful for maintaining security around your business; they can help you back your car into a tight space; and they keep an eye on the baby. At JSW Pacific, CCTV products even tell you […]

Posted in Creo Customers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LR Baggs Outfits Music Greats Using PTC Creo, Replaces SolidWorks

Traditional musicians love beat up and old instruments as much as they love the old tunes. Players treasure their 100-year-old fiddles and mid-century guitars for what they say is the superior tone that can only come from hard playing and natural materials that are no longer widely available. The funny thing is, when these same […]

Posted in Creo Customers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Customers React to the New PTC Creo 3.0: Who is Upgrading and Why?

With the recent launch of PTC Creo 3.0, the list of new features and enhancements is extensive. While even the smallest changes benefit someone somewhere, you might wonder who’s upgrading—and why. Meet four companies that already use PTC Creo, heavily. Boston Engineering, System Logistics, PACCAR, and Daktronics are some of the most forward thinking businesses […]

Posted in Creo Customers, What’s New in Creo 3.0 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Package Upgrades: A Cost-Effective Way to Grow Your Product Design Capabilities

Times change. You change. Business changes. It’s common to find that your needs expand  after moving to 3D as you gain more insight  into what other aspects of  product development can be improved by leveraging 3D even further. It turns out that customers who start with Pro/ENGINEER Foundation or PTC Creo Parametric often wish that […]

Posted in Creo Benefits, What’s New in Creo 3.0 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Designing Better Smartphone Cases with PTC Creo

We’ve talked a lot here about electronic gadgets and the technologies inside of them.  PTC users contribute to the video displays, the sensors, the flexible printed circuits, and the optics used in consumer electronics. But there’s one other thing that every mobile phone, tablet, remote control, shaver, and digital camera needs. A good case. Janus […]

Posted in Creo Customers | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Best 3D CAD Tools Combine Parametric and Direct Modeling

Editor’s Note: Do you agree that the best product design strategies combine both parametric and direct modeling? Why or why not? We want to know! Be sure to submit your comments in the text box at the bottom of this page. The most innovative manufacturing companies today use a combination of parametric and direct 3D […]

Posted in Creo Technology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

PTC in High Tech: Syncomm Makes Smart TVs Smarter with PTC Creo

It used to be that an “entertainment center” was a heavy oak piece of furniture that took up a wall of the living room. It housed your TV, game consoles, VHS tapes, video player, and maybe the photo albums too. It all seems so primitive in retrospect. Today, a smart TV replaces all of that. […]

Posted in Creo Customers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Airam and PTC Bring Light Back to a Design Legend

Since 1921, Helsinki’s Airam has been lighting up Finland. The company started out manufacturing bulbs and repairing old broken incandescent lamps (an especially useful service during the resource-scarce war years). Since then, it’s added products to its catalog, including batteries, thermos flasks, and even wire. In the early 1950s, the innovative company wowed the world […]

Posted in Creo Customers | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
  • Archives

  • Connect with PTC Creo