KPIT's First Center of Excellence for PTC Technology launched in US

Shalini | Myequity news | Date : 31-07-2018 11:30:00 IST

KPIT Technologies, an Indian multinational corporation, haslaunched the first Center of Excellence (CoE)showcasing PTCtechnology in the US, at KPIT's Raleigh,North Carolina location. The launch event, themed "Elevate to the Connected World with SmartManufacturing and Connected Products," demonstrated how to build great customer experienceson the ThingWorx® Industrial Innovation Platform using KPIT accelerators.

The hands-on demos focused onJourneys to Excellence in manufacturing across the value chain of Model - Make - Move - Manage. Industrie 4.0 technologies used included connected devices,integrated sensors, the ThingWorx platform and augmented & virtual reality. Customersparticipating in the CoElaunch experienced how KPIThas enabled faster time to market by creatinga closed loop manufacturing cycle between engineering, product manufacturing, supply chain andservice using ThingWorx.

Excited about the launch of the first KPITCoEin the" US,Probodh Chiplunkar, Head of Digital Businessat KPIT said, "It is the first of its kind in the US, and the second CoE that PTC and KPIT havecollaborated on globally. Companies today want to create digital experiences for their users that arefast to build, yet scalable for the enterprise. Enabled by our accelerators built on PTCtechnologies,companies can quickly integrate IT and Operations Technologies for a connected manufacturingexperience and better business outcomes, like a safer workplace, improvement in manufacturingOTD and unparalleled customer service."

KPIT demonstrations included:

• IntelliAsset - platform for asset visualization, analytics and action in near real time.

• wikPick - hands-free Warehouse Picking solution with Wearable Glasses

• EWI- AR-based electronic work instructions solution

• Global Product Registration - seamlessly track and manage regulatory registrations andcompliance from PTC's Windchill PLM solution

• iLink- enabling seamless integration between business systems like PLM, ERP, EAM and others

Other demos included solutions around remote collaboration, line clearance, Vuforla" AR-baseddesign reviews, and custom Navigate role-based apps.

"KPIT is building solutions that provide value for discrete and process manufacturing industries," said Mike DiTullio, executive vice president, marketing and sales, PTC. "With an engaging user experience, KPIT's accelerators integrate diverse systems using PTC's ThingWorx,Navigate and Vuforia products. KPIThas shown true collaboration with the launch of this second CoEworldwide."

Catherine Kniker, Chief Revenue Officer, ThingWorx and Vuforia, said, "This customer experiencecenter at KPIT's location in Raleigh offers one of the best ways for customers to try out PTCtechnology. Being co-located with the talent KPIT has put together in manufacturing, engineeringand digital technology, the CoE showcases digital innovation while producing assets that can beeasily replicated by customers."

About KPIT Technologies Ltd:

KPIT is a global technology company specializing in providing IT Consultingand Product Engineering solutions and services to Automotive, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities andLife Sciences companies. Together with its customers and partners, it creates and deliverstechnologies to enable creating a-cleaner, greener and more intelligent world that is sustainable andefficient.p>

PTC,ThingWorx, Windchill, Navigate and Vuforia are trademarks or registered trademarks of PTCInc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

KPIT Technologies Ltd closed 0.17% up at Rs 295.90

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