Schaeffler signs strategic partnership with PTC Solutions to accelerate digital transformation roadmap, Auto News, ET Auto

Schaeffler to standardize PTC solutions for advanced digital capabilities for product development and consolidated IT landscape; Alliance Accelerates Schaeffler Roadmap 2025 Digital Transformation Initiatives

New Delhi:

Global automotive and industrial OEM Schaeffler has entered into a strategic partnership with PTC Solutions to deploy an end-to-end integrated IT environment. The alliance is accelerating Schaeffler Roadmap 2025 digital transformation initiatives, the company said in a statement.

According to the companies, the new alliance will use PTC’s CAD and PLM solutions to develop and evolve Schaeffler’s market-specific standard solutions to better meet the needs of automotive and industrial companies.

Through this partnership, Schaeffler plans to leverage PTC’s experience and robust end-to-end solutions to move from a custom engineering computing environment to using industry-wide standard applications. ‘business that will quickly respond to rapidly changing demands in a dynamic and competitive environment,’ the company said.

“The alliance with PTC is a new step in our digitization strategy under the 2025 roadmap. End-to-end data models, 3D data and digital twins are already elementary components of the research process. and development of Schaeffler today. Increasing complexity requires consistent IT solutions across all development areas for greater innovation, agility and efficiency. To achieve this, it is crucial for Schaeffler to work with strong partners like PTC,” said Uwe Wagner, Chief Technology Officer, Schaeffler AG.

According to the press release, the alliance will focus on optimizing the existing environment, as well as expanding it with projects such as Schaeffler’s Enterprise Traceability or Model-Based Enterprise and deeper integration of software development tools. .

The goal is the enterprise-wide integration of software and systems development solutions to improve the mapping of critical systems engineering requirements, such as compliance with various security regulations specific to each country, he added.

Jim Heppelmann, President and CEO of PTC, said, “Through our work with Schaeffler, we aim to advance and further develop market-specific digital transformation solutions. Both companies will benefit from a stronger collaboration.

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