August 4, 2008 - PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), the Product Development Company® today announced record attendance at the 19th annual PTC/USER World Event held June 1- 4, in Long Beach, California. The conference attracted more than 2,075 attendees representing 750 companies and 25 countries around the world. PTC/USER is an independent not-for-profit organization comprised of customers of PTC software.

The 19th annual PTC/USER World Event welcomed members of the CoCreate® user community attending the conference for the first time and included the launch of ProductView™ 9.1 and CoCreate® 2008. Additionally, attendees were introduced to Windchill ProductPoint, the new PTC SharePoint®-based solution for capturing, handling, and sharing product development information. The conference included more than 330 business and technical conference presentations and optional hands-on training on Arbortext®, Pro/ENGINEER®, CoCreate®, Mathcad® and Windchill®. PTC/USER also featured an exhibit hall that hosted more than 123 demonstrations of the latest tools and technologies from PTC and members of the PTC/USER Industry Partner program, including members of the PTC Channel Advantage™ and PTC Partner Advantage™ programs such as IBM, HP and Dell.

“The record number of attendees converging in Long Beach to participate in a comprehensive variety of educational sessions and insightful keynote presentations demonstrates the continued value that this event provides,” said Dan Glenn, president, PTC/USER. “Attendees look forward to the informative PTC corporate and product strategy presentations and were excited by the introductions of ProductView 9.1 and Windchill ProductPoint. The compelling “Product Development Survival” live demonstration reinforced PTC’s understanding of the very real challenges our members face on a daily basis and the company’s commitment to providing a product development system to help achieve product development success. As always, the exhibit hall was a popular attraction adding value to the conference experience.”

The PTC/USER World Event 2009 will be held in Orlando, FL, USA ~ June 7-10, 2009.

PTC/USER is the independent voice for users of software produced by PTC of Needham, Massachusetts. PTC/USER is the sole entity recognized by PTC as the official worldwide representative of its customers. Its mission is to provide education and communication services for its members and to act as a unified voice representing the membership to PTC. For more information on PTC/USER, please visit

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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