NEEDHAM, Mass., 20 Feb. 20089. Engineers at Lockheed Martin's Electronic Systems division has selected Windchill, PTC The Product Development Company's product lifecycle management solution, to replace its multiple legacy product data management systems. Windchill will help Electronic Systems move toward a consolidated technology platform for managing all critical product information. Electronic Systems is one of Lockheed Martin's four business areas.
Lockheed Martin Electronic Systems will use Windchill to support change and configuration management in the production of key military systems and to smooth the IT consolidation among its multiple lines of business. Additionally, Windchill will enable Electronic Systems to share design details early in the design process to better inform its decision makers and to provide visibility and traceability during the entire development effort.
Says C. Richard Harrison, president and chief executive officer, PTC: "Lockheed Martin has long recognized the value of optimizing business-critical product development processes like a well-defined and orderly process for controlling changes to product configurations."