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PTC Windchill 9.0 for Product Lifecycle Management Certification Report
Parametric Technology Corporation's (PTC's) product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, Windchill 9.0, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a

research on plm for health care and social work  the integrity of TEC's research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Organizations looking for a solution can be confident that they're comparing the product on an apples to apples basis with other, similar products. PTC Windchill Market Data Summary Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Needham, Massachusetts (US), Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) develops, markets, and supports PLM software solutions and related services that help manufacturers improve the

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