Wuchang Shipyard Implements PTC Shipbuilding Solutions; PTC Shipbuilding Solutions to Bring Substantial Changes in Wuchang's Business Processes

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 21, 2005--PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), the Product Development Company(TM), jointly announced today with Wuchang Shipyard the implementation of PTC's Shipbuilding Solution comprising Windchill PDMLink(TM), Windchill ProjectLink(TM) and CADDS(R) 5i, which will be used as a production design management platform in Wuchang Shipyard. Wuchang Shipyard is now using the solution in production, making the shipyard one of the most technologically advanced companies in China's highly competitive shipbuilding industry.

Wuchang Shipyard, founded in 1934, is a subsidiary of the China Shipbuilding Industrial Corporation. It is one of China's largest and most modernized shipyards with capabilities to design, build, and repair various types of ships for civil, military and tourism use, and which are used in China and exported to other countries. Wuchang Shipyard has had almost a decade of a working relationship with PTC.

“We are very pleased to have successfully completed the implementation of our Shipbuilding Solution for Wuchang Shipyard”

The completion of the PTC Shipbuilding Solution implementation is expected to bring about revolutionary changes in Wuchang Shipyard's business processes, particularly in the way product data is managed. The shipyard uses Windchill ProjectLink as a collaborative tool for the R&D, manufacturing and production departments, thereby enabling concurrent engineering, shortening product design lead-time and accelerating time-to-market. Windchill PDMLink consolidates what used to be scattered islands of information, controlling the typically chaotic product change management processes, thus increasing productivity and preventing costly design errors. The broad functional application set of CADDS 5i is used for ship design and 3-D modeling, enabling the users' ability to reference each others' evolving designs and facilitating concurrent engineering. The PTC Shipbuilding Solution allows project managers to better control and resolve problems earlier in the development cycle.

"The completion of the Windchill and CADDS 5i implementation now makes Wuchang Shipyard one of the most technologically advanced enterprises in our industry. We are very proud to have PTC as our partner, and we are confident that the implementation will bring about revolutionary and positive changes in our business processes," said Wuchang Shipyard Chief Executive Officer, Lv Dachang.

In line with its business expansion plans, Wuchang Shipyard intends to increase usage of Windchill and CADDS 5i throughout its organization in the future.

"We are very pleased to have successfully completed the implementation of our Shipbuilding Solution for Wuchang Shipyard," said PTC Chief Executive Officer, C. Richard Harrison. "This marks a significant milestone for both Wuchang Shipyard and PTC as we continually expand our relationship. We are confident that Wuchang Shipyard's business will benefit from improved collaboration and product data management."

About Wuchang Shipyard

Wuchang Shipyard is one of the biggest, most modernized and comprehensive shipbuilding enterprises in China. Its business line also extends to various fields such as aerospace, metallurgy, petrochemical, harbor machinery, municipal infrastructure, bridge, steel structure and building materials etc.

About PTC

PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) provides leading Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include many of the world's most innovative manufacturing companies in the aerospace & defense, automotive, consumer, electronics & high technology, industrial equipment and medical products industries. PTC is included in the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 indices.

Except for the historical information contained herein, matters discussed in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. These risks and uncertainties include: PTC's ability to successfully penetrate emerging markets with high piracy rates in order to further its strategic initiatives including revenue growth, together with such other risks and uncertainties as are detailed from time to time in reports filed by PTC with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including PTC's most recent reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q.


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