Industry Leading Product Design Solutions Help Students Prepare for 'Real World'
PTC (NASDAQ: PMTC) provides Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire and other PTC software applications to institutions for educational use through its University Plus program. Journey markets and supports student editions that allow students to use professional software solutions for educational purposes. The student edition is available for personal or educational use. This program directly supports feedback that PTC has received from leading manufacturers that are looking for engineers with a first-rate understanding of how to use professional product design technology. Students at 46 of the top 52 U.S. engineering colleges, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, are using Pro/ENGINEER in the classroom. Additionally, professors at more than 1,250 universities around the world employ Pro/ENGINEER for instruction in their engineering courses.
"PTC works with Journey to offer affordably priced software to colleges and universities to provide students with market leading solutions that will help prepare them for careers in product development," said John Stuart, senior vice president of Education and Partners, PTC. "PTC is dedicated to excellence in the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) industry and feels that programs like this help shape the engineer of the future."
"This is the fifth release of the Student Edition published by Journey Publishing," said Janet Drumm, general manager, Journey Publishing. "PTC and Journey are committed to helping educators provide students with the real world skills they will need when they go to work in private industry."
Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 2.0 Student Edition includes interactive surface design, advanced assembly, Behavioral Modeling(R), mechanism design, design animation and simulation (MECHANICA structure and thermal), and Peer-to-Peer Collaboration, powered by Groove Networks technology. New to this release is the 3-D Drawing Capability.
Pricing and Availability
Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 2.0 Student Edition is priced at US $199.98 for academic use and $299.98 for personal use. A $25.00 rebate is available through September 30, 2004. Upgrades are also available through September 30, 2004. Student Editions are available in the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand and Japan. Orders may be placed at the Journey Publishing web site at http://www.proestudent.com/ , http://www.journeyed.com/ or by calling Journey at 800-874-9001.
For information about the PTC education program please go to the following URL: http://www.ptc.com/for/education/index.htm
PTC develops, markets, and supports software solutions that help manufacturers win with superior products. With a total commitment to product development and product lifecycle management (PLM), the Company services more than 35,000 customers worldwide. PTC is included in the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 indices. Further information on PTC is available at http://www.ptc.com/ .
About Journey Publishing, Inc.
Journey Publishing, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Journey Education. Journey Education Marketing, Inc. is the leading multi-channel software marketer to the post-secondary academic market that includes students, faculty, staff and educational institutions. Journey offers more than 6,000 academic software and technology products at deep discounts to verified academic buyers. For more information on Journey, visit http://www.journeyed.com/ .
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 the ability of PTC and Journey to effectively coordinate and manage joint activities (including sales, marketing, development and support) in order to deliver products and services that meet evolving customer requirements, together with such other risks and uncertainties as are detailed from time to time in reports filed by PTC with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including PTC's most recent reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q.
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