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Autodesk Vault Classes at AU Autodesk Vault Classes at AU
By Luke Mihelcic and Paul Munford, Autodesk
Autodesk's Luke Mihelcic and Paul Munford give a heads up on Inventor, Fusion and Vault classes to check out at AU, plus opps. to connect with the teams.
RapidAuthor 12 and Connector 6 Are Now Available RapidAuthor 12 and Connector 6 Are Now Available
Announcement by Siemens PLM Software
RapidAuthor allows users to reuse Teamcenter engineering content in technical publications, quickly and easily. See what's new!
PTC Launches New Windchill Extension Program PTC Launches New Windchill Extension Program
Announcement by PTC
Starting in October PTC will start offering 20-30 extensions, including the PDF Quick Access (free) and Promotion Validate with a subscription.
Siemens PLM Software Now Siemens Digital Industries Siemens PLM Software Now Siemens Digital Industries
Press Release Issued by Siemens Digital Indsutries
Siemens launches new solution for Teamcenter, AND has changed its name from Siemens PLM Software to Siemens Digital Industries Software.
CIMdata to Host Webinar on How to Select PLM Solutions CIMdata to Host Webinar on How to Select PLM Solutions
Announcement by CIMdata
The free webinar will take place on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. EDT and will focus on how to evaluate and select PLM solutions.
Industry News
Arena Solutions and PRG Expand Partnership Arena Solutions and PRG Expand Partnership
Press Release Issued by Arena Solutions
The partnership expands PRG's services for Arena customers that need quality management systems (QMS).
Altair Acquires newFASANT Altair Acquires newFASANT
Press Release Issued by Altair
newFASANT offers computational and high-frequency electromagnetics and addresses electromagnetic problems.
BOXX Upgrades Workstation with AMD 3rd Gen Processor BOXX Upgrades Workstation with AMD 3rd Gen Processor
Press Release Issued by BOXX Technologies
The APEXX T3 workstation comes with the 3rd generation AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X processor, AMD's highest performing desktop platform ever.
DraftSight Free Versions to End Soon- Time to Upgrade DraftSight Free Versions to End Soon- Time to Upgrade
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
On December 31, 2019 free versions of DraftSight ended. Upgrade for as little as $99 a year for DraftSight Standard.
CIMdata Announces First Public PLM Certificate Program CIMdata Announces First Public PLM Certificate Program
Press Release Issued by CIMdata
The program is appropriate for industrial companies that are considering embarking on a PLM journey or those already implementing PLM.
PLM Partners
Sigmetrix Joins Siemens Partner Program Sigmetrix Joins Siemens Partner Program

Sigmetrix will be able to augment its current tolerance analysis offerings with Siemens Teamcenter and NX.
Inceptra Announces CATIA User Assessments Tool Inceptra Announces CATIA User Assessments Tool
Announcement by Inceptra
The Assessment can be customized to include specific CATIA/ENOVIA/SmarTeam topics in order to gather targeted and personalized metrics for your team.
ASCENT Unveils 2020 Autodesk Courseware Roadmap ASCENT Unveils 2020 Autodesk Courseware Roadmap
Press Release Issued by ASCENT
ASCENT plans to release 60 titles in 2019, and now offers courseware on mixed units, and more, for Inventor and Revit 2020 versions.
Saratech Becomes Triple Platinum Partner of Siemens Saratech Becomes Triple Platinum Partner of Siemens
Press Release Issued by Saratech
Saratech is based in Mission Viejo, California, and offers Siemens PLM CAD/CAM/CAE/PDM software solutions and a full array of 3D printers.
Creo Simulation Live Now Available Creo Simulation Live Now Available
Press Release Issued by PTC
The solution combines PTC's and ANSYS' capabilities in design and simulation, bringing real-time simulation directly into the design environment.
User News
CIMC Selects ThingWorx for Smart Manufacturing CIMC Selects ThingWorx for Smart Manufacturing
Press Release Issued by PTC
China International Marine Containers (CIMC) plans to use PTC's ThingWorx for predictive maintenance to reduce energy consumption and system downtime.
STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time
Press Release Issued by STAMOD Engineering
The engineering consultancy firm specializes in rapid tooling, simulation, legacy data, and new product design (NPD), using a variety of CAD tools.
3DEXPERIENCE Platform Reaches 10,000 Users at Renault 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Reaches 10,000 Users at Renault
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
Renault implemented the Target Zero Defect solution into their PDM program to ensure quality of products and bring innovative concepts to customers.
Ferretti Group Selects Siemens for Yacht Design Ferretti Group Selects Siemens for Yacht Design
Press Release Issueb by Siemens PLM Software
After a thorough evaluation of major PLM market vendors, Ferretti Group selected Teamcenter and NX software.
Dassault Announces Two Ship and Marine Customer Wins Dassault Announces Two Ship and Marine Customer Wins
Press Release by Dassault Systemes
NAOS Group and Bureau Veritas have selected Dassault Systemes Optimized Production for Sea and Designed for Sea Industry Experience Solutions.
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Moving from SW pdm to Enovia pdl?
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2 errors when compiling java from Windchill shell
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How to assign workflow task to an user
I would like to know if it possible to assign a To Do task of main process to an user ​who is not the process…
Extensions in Teamcenter 11.2
Learn about the extension options in Teamcenter 11.2 in this article by BCT Technology: http://plmconnections.com/feature_full.php?cpfeatureid=115550…
How to Maintain ISO 9001 Compliance in ENOVIA
Check out this article: http://plmconnections.com/feature_full.php?cpfeatureid=117112 from Inceptra to learn how ENOVIA manages controlled documents and can help your company maintain ISO 9001 compliance.…
Illegal Characters in Path Error
I get an error message about "illegal characters in path" when using the Vault Client. What causes that? Find out in this tutorial: http://plmconnections.com/feature_full.php?cpfeatureid=118118…
Why does my machine crash so often?
Crashes may happen for a multitude of reasons. The main reasons we find are due to unsupported hardware or drivers. Read this article from GoEngineer…
Upgrade to Latest Version of Java
If we upgrade ENOVIA MatrixOne to the latest version of Java, will we have issues? Source: ENOVIA MatrixOne Implementation and User Group…