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Concurrent Engineering Blog

Richard Strange

Recent Posts

PTC announces General Availability of Windchill® ProductPoint®

Posted by Richard Strange on 26-Mar-2012 15:28:00

Early Adopter Anticipates Increased Efficiencies & Quality Improvements from PTC’s SharePoint®-Based Solution for Product Development

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PTC and Dallara Automobile celebrate 15-year Technology Partnership in Building Winning Race Cars

Posted by Richard Strange on 26-Mar-2012 15:23:00

Maker of Formula Three, American Indy, GP2 and Le Mans race cars relies on PTC® Product Development System for innovative designs

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PTC joins with Scalextric for Schools Competition

Posted by Richard Strange on 26-Mar-2012 15:19:00

PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), the Product Development Company, in partnership with Hornby Hobbies (LSE: HRN) owners of the Scalextric brand and a long time PTC customer, announced the launch of an exciting new Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths based (STEM) curriculum. Secondary school students using the new curriculum will use PTC’s Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 CAD software to design and engineer their very own Scalextric slot car.

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New Software Helps Airbus Product Development

Posted by Richard Strange on 05-Nov-2009 12:07:00

This article has been published in Germany’s No. 1 of business/financial dailies ‘Handelsblatt’ 

Markus Fasse, Munich/ 8 May 2009

This story still causes high emotions: As engineers of aircraft builder Airbus were working with different software programs during the development of the mega plane A380, the cabling of the engines failed in manufacturing. This disaster as per today causes for mother holding EADS a 2-year-delay in delivery to the customer and 5 billion Euro in expenses. Today’s Airbus-Boss Tom Enders keeps repeating: “This must not happen to us again.” In order to ensure, that this does not happen again, a completely new software system shall overcome this challenge.

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“We use Pro/ENGINEER for everything related to our designs…”

Posted by Richard Strange on 30-Aug-2009 09:17:00

“…from early concepts through calculating, production tooling, drawings – even for advertising material. The software is extremely robust, so we never have to worry about crashes.”

With more than 20 years of professional experience, in which he has tried many CAD software packages, such as AutoCAD®, Inventor®, Vellum® and Alibre Design®, Håkan Kjellgren has developed the expertise to become a trusted advisor to his clients at Teknikide AB, a design agency based in Stockholm. 
When founding Teknikide in 2003, Mr. Kjellgren selected Pro/ENGINEER as the design package of choice for his company, since, in contrast to many competitive products, Pro/ENGINEER is capable of handling even the most complex and advanced designs, while covering all needed areas of functionality.

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Virtual Prototyping Case Study: GRE, South Africa

Posted by Richard Strange on 19-Aug-2009 17:10:00

Global Railway Engineering from South Africa have made the move from 2D to 3D with Pro/ENGINEER and, by leveraging many of the product‘s simulation and analysis capabilities, they succeeded in establishing a virtual prototyping workflow that helped them to save time and money.

Have a look at this Virtual Prototyping Case Study!

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PTC Ranked Top Performer In Aberdeen PLM AXIS Report

Posted by Richard Strange on 17-Aug-2009 17:12:00

Market Readiness and Value Delivered to Customers Drive Industry Leadership

PTC confirmed that it has been ranked top performer within the PLM industry in the recent "Product Lifecycle Management (PLM ) Solutions AXIS for Hardgoods Manufacturers, Q2, 2009 " report by leading technology research and consulting firm, the Aberdeen Group.  

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Learn to Manage Your Critical Engineering Calculations

Posted by Richard Strange on 30-Jul-2009 17:14:00

Our customers reveal that they have significantly improved their design process by utilising Mathcad as their key tool to capture and document their engineering calculations and analysis work.

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Impressive Renderings Created With Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0

Posted by Richard Strange on 27-Jul-2009 17:18:00

Read this entry to see more impressive renderings! 

In the first graphics here you can see a SRAM XO Short Cage

created using the new Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0 Software.

SRAM XO Short Cage from a different perspective:

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Honeycomb Solutions in partnership with Microsoft

Posted by Richard Strange on 24-Jul-2009 12:19:00

Honeycomb Solutions are featured in Microsoft’s Prime Partner Guide .

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