News from PTC: PTC Moves Further Toward End-to-End PLM

PTC Acquires Arbortext, Moves Further Toward End-to-End PLM

NEEDHAM, MA. - November 17, 2006 - PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), The Product Development Company®, today announced the availability of Arbortext Content Manager to expand the PTC Dynamic Publishing System. The Arbortext Content Manager is based on PTC Windchill technology. PTC's Dynamic Publishing System combines text authoring, graphics authoring, content management and configuration management, automated publishing, and graphics visualization. It is a system explicitly focused on optimizing the publishing process for organizations in the pharmaceutical, financial services, government, transportation, and process manufacturing industries.

PTC's Dynamic Publishing System is designed to enable organizations to create content out of XML-based reusable components, create illustrations from scratch, or automatically from design data, automate content management, review, and approval processes with workflow and configuration management capabilities, and automatically publish information in multiple formats, languages and media.

Highlights of the PTC Dynamic Publishing System include: support for all phases of the publishing process; support for component-based XML authoring for collaborative document creation; broad support for technical illustrations, either created from scratch or based on CAD data; content management that bursts documents into reusable components; configuration and workflow management capabilities; dynamic document assembly to publish to all media automatically, including print and electronic, from a single source; and integration with Microsoft Office.

This component of the PTC Dynamic Publishing System is currently available.

About PTC

PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) provides leading product lifecycle management (PLM), content management and dynamic publishing solutions to more than 50,000 companies worldwide. PTC customers include the world's most innovative companies in manufacturing, publishing, services, government and life sciences industries. PTC is included in the S&P Midcap 400 and Russell 2000 indices. For more information on PTC, please visit http://www.ptc.com.

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About Single-Sourcing Solutions

Single-Sourcing Solutions is reseller of PTC’s Arbortext and Arbortext Content Manager (Windchill) products. With over a decade’s experience with the Arbortext toolset and in the practical development and deployment of mission-critical, custom XML development, Single-Sourcing Solutions has the expertise required for successful dynamic information delivery. Single-Sourcing Solutions is active in the global Arbortext community and related information development communities. For more information on Single-Sourcing Solutions, please visit http://www.single-sourcing.com.