The U.S. Army's Future Combat System (FCS) Program has won an Army Knowledge Award for its Advanced Collaborative Environment (ACE), in which PTC was a partner. The award recognizes successful examples of enterprise knowledge management solutions. Boeing employed PTC Windchill for collaborative design, development, testing, production, and support of weapons systems in the FCS ACE project. PTC's software has led to quicker turnaround for the FCS program, which consists of one large combat system combining 19 individual systems.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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