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Hamilton Sundstrand selects PTC to improve compliance with S1000D standards

PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), the Product Development Company®, announced that Hamilton Sundstrand headquartered in Windsor Locks, CT, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, has selected Arbortext to help ensure its technical publications are compliant with S1000D standards. Arbortext® for S1000D is PTC's product information delivery solution used for structured authoring, technical illustrations, publishing and viewing interactive electronic technical publications (IETP) in accordance with the Aerospace and Defense Specification 1000D.  With the implementation of PTC's solution for S1000D, Hamilton Sundstrand has expanded its use of the PTC® Product Development System (PDS).  Hamilton Sundstrand has been a PTC customer since 1999.

S1000D is an international specification for creating, maintaining, and delivering technical publications within the civil and military Aerospace & Defense (A&D) industries. Arbortext for S1000D is a fully integrated, out-of-the-box solution that ensures rapid compliance with the specification, increases product information quality and accuracy. Through the use of Arbortext, Hamilton Sundstrand will be able to generate, manage and publish large volumes of product information used to support A&D equipment worldwide, while improving information security, maintaining development momentum and complying with S1000D. It also provides additional integrated software components that repurpose S1000D data modules to accommodate the rapid, accurate assembly of parts catalogs as well as viewing IETPs.

"Arbortext provides Hamilton Sundstrand with a scalable, advanced software solution from a single vendor," said Timothy Loftus, Manager, Technical Publications, Hamilton Sundstrand. Ultimately, it allows us to accelerate the development process of our technical publications and deliver  products to market faster."  Launch programs for Hamilton Sundstrand include a variety of systems on the Airbus A400M and A350XWB.

"S1000D is quickly becoming the dominant product documentation and technical illustration standard worldwide in A&D as it provides a prescriptive process for the exchange and delivery of structured product information throughout the supply chain regardless of geographic location," said Peter Velikin, director of product and market strategy, PTC. "We are pleased to provide Hamilton Sundstrand with a single solution that helps ensure its S1000D standards are accounted for during the development of technical publications."

Press release issued by PTC The Product Development Company on March 2, 2009


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