A Covid-19-related Boost in the Uptake of IIoT Solutions

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PTC reports a 25% increase in channel sales 2020

Automation, Covid-19

Portrait of Troy Richardson, newly appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of PTC UK and Ireland
Portrait of Troy Richardson, newly appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of PTC UK and Ireland

Following operational issues caused by Covid-19, the race for digital transformation has accelerated. “What has gone from ‘general interest, but we’ll take action later’ has turned into ‘we want it now’”, summed up David Grammer, General Manager of UK and Ireland for PTC.

Farnborough-based PTC® has experienced notable growth across its portfolio, including its Industrial IoT platform, product lifecycle management and CAD solutions for design and manufacturing companies across all industries. Thanks to its Vuforia® Expert Capture software, which allows processes to be recorded, edited in the cloud and then viewed in another location via wearable tech, such as Microsoft HoloLens, the company is also driving Augmented Reality.

Over 13,000 ventilators to the NHS in just a few months

Initially PTC solutions were being used by companies to teach processes to new employees, but the solution delivered unique value during the start of the pandemic when PTC worked with the VentilatorChallengeUK Consortium to train hundreds of frontline workers to produce ventilators at various sites across the country.

Richardson appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Troy Richardson has more than three decades of sales and operational leadership and has helped drive rapid growth for some of the biggest brands in the software industry. He will be leading the PTC’s operations teams, including global sales, commercial marketing, customer service, customer success and support continued growth in the UK and Ireland.

“These territories have extremely strong links with cutting-edge R&D and academic institutions and a solid footprint in engineering and manufacturing.We will continue to build these relationships, while further expanding our footprint in food and beverage and life sciences.” declared Troy Richardson.

Posted on December 19, 2020 - (847 views)
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