PLM for Engineering: Create and Extend the Digital Thread

Enable consistency, collaboration, and alignment across the enterprise by providing a continuous flow of accurate information.

Transform your engineering organization


As an engineering leader, how do you ensure that globally distributed teams and tools are in sync? How do you keep your engineers productive while avoiding non-quality costs?

If you’re like most manufacturers, disjointed product development systems and processes make these challenges a reality. A digital thread, with PLM as the foundation, creates traceability and governance of your product data across the enterprise. 

You can ensure the efficiency of your teams with PLM for engineering. Leading boat manufacturer, Groupe Beneteau, did just that.


Achieve real results in PLM for engineering

By making accurate and real-time product data readily available to engineers and non-engineers alike, you enable 24-7 global product development. Below are some of the results our customers have experienced.

Implement Changes

Implement changes

Decrease the time it takes to implement an engineering change by 30% to 70%.

New Product Introduction

Speed up
new product introduction (NPI)

Reduce the time-to-market for new product introductions by 55%.

Create Design Variants Faster

Create design variants

Reduce the time it takes to create new design variants by more than 50%.

Capabilities for success in PLM for engineering

For manufacturers embarking on digital transformation, PLM provides a solid foundation for the smart, connected enterprise by enabling a digital thread of information.

Product Data Management

Product Variability Management

Change and Configuration Management

Quality Management

Product Data Management

Manage multi-CAD data in a single system using tight integration with Creo, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and other CAD tools.

Product Variability Management

Master the scale and complexity of your product variants to ensure your customers get the products they need and want.

Change and Configuration Management

Make dynamic, fast-paced, coordinated changes throughout the product lifecycle to ensure all stakeholders are accessing the most up-to-date product information.

Quality Management

Continually improve the quality of the product and reduce service instances to improve customer satisfaction.

Vaillant Group achieves change management with PLM engineering


"Our partnership with PTC has helped us discover and set up new manufacturing possibilities using the most advanced technologies on the market from 3D CAD, PLM, IoT to AR. With these coming online in the future, Vaillant Group is sure to prosper in Europe and abroad for decades to come.”

- Dr Gamal Lashin, Strategy and Performance Manager, Vaillant Group


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