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Volvo Group Selects PTC as Strategic Partner for Future PLM Solutions

NEEDHAM, Mass. The Product Development Company, today announced that Volvo Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications, aerospace components and services, has, in a directional decision, selected PTC as a strategic partner for the Volvo Group PLM solution.

“Our Windchill solution is a key strategic enabler for product development and manufacturing processes. By creating an environment that fosters internal, external and group-wide collaboration, PTC can help companies to drive competitive advantage,” said C. Richard Harrison, chairman and CEO, PTC.

“We know that the selection of a single strategic partner for such an important PLM solution is not an easy decision. Volvo Group has performed a comprehensive and extensive selection process and benchmark of leading PLM vendors and solutions. We are very satisfied that PTC in the end came up with the most convincing solution that best serves Volvo Group’s business needs. This selection underscores PTC’s strength in the product development industry and we look forward to continuing a long-term strategic partnership with the Volvo Group,” said James Heppelmann, president and chief operating officer, PTC.