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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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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

plm ratings report  solution on the Core PLM for Process Industries module, we need to point out that for users in process manufacturing industries, Windchill may not be as competitive as the rating score suggests. Due to PTC's industry focus being placed on the discrete manufacturing sector, Windchill doesn't provide recipe management, which may be a critical functionality for many users in the process industries. More details for the modules in the Competitive zone are available in the Functionality Benchmark section. The

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries Software Evaluation Report

Core PLM and Product Data Management (PDM) for Discrete Industries covers the base foundation of PLM for the discrete manufacturing industries such as automotive, electronics, aerospace and defense, medical devices, complex machinery and others. It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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