Based on PTC’s production-proven Windchill PLM software, PDM Essentials offers a quick to deploy, easy–to-use data management tool that can improve your productivity. By managing product data from most CAD systems, you can ensure data integrity and enable concurrent engineering. PTC Windchill PDM Essentials is right-sized for the existing needs of smaller teams and companies. PDM Essentials provides the foundation for additional capabilities that a growing company may require in the future.
Features & Benefits
- Installation and configuration wizards greatly simplify and accelerate the deployment process, providing greater value in less time and at a much lower cost.
- Centralised vaulting and revision control of CAD models, their structures and relationships for most major CAD systems.
- Efficiently manage office documents, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Powerful searching tools and easy copying / renaming of existing designs accelerate product information discovery and promote design reuse.
- Schedule and automatically publish viewables and other formats such as thumbnails and PDFs.
- Embedded 3-D view and markup utilities empower non-CAD consumers to view, section, measure and markup designs.
- Lifecycle states control when various roles are able to view, use and update product items. This ensures that areas such as manufacturing and purchasing can only access released items.