NEEDHAM, MA - PTC, the Product Development Company®, today announced that Ingersoll Rand, a global diversified industrial company, is leveraging Windchill®, the PTC® Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, to successfully implement outcome driven innovation - the practice of asking its customers what outcomes they want and then consistently delivering those end results the first time. By eliminating the need for revisions, Ingersoll Rand is able to reduce costs and drive competitive products to market faster.
As the world leader in creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments for its customers, Ingersoll Rand has made a customer commitment to deliver the kind of outcome they want right from the start - to innovate, rather than iterate. By using Windchill to increase early collaborating across multiple business units and times zones, the company is reducing the need to make changes later in the product development cycle when alterations are more costly and time consuming to correct. As a result, Ingersoll Rand is now more efficiently producing the high quality products its customers need to be competitive.
"Any company can go back and make adjustments to a product to help customers meet their goals," said George Ashley, Global Director of Virtual Engineering, Ingersoll Rand. "By eliminating that alteration and iteration step and delivering the goal outcome from the start, we are further separating ourselves from the competition and positioning ourselves as innovation leaders."
In addition, Ingersoll Rand is also leveraging Windchill to unite its transforming and growing business. Specifically, with the completion of the Trane acquisition, Ingersoll Rand doubled in size. In order to realize its PLM objectives and share data across its newly diverse product lines, the company turned to Windchill to consolidate disparate systems and more efficiently unite now doubled departments and sources of product data.
"After any acquisition, consolidation becomes a major challenge to overcome," said Teddy Bekele, Global IT Director for Engineering, Ingersoll Rand. "For us though, the answer was simple - continue to standardize on Windchill."
"PTC and Ingersoll Rand have been longtime strategic technology partners," said James E. Heppelmann, president and chief operating officer, PTC. "Ingersoll Rand's standardization on Windchill for PLM allows them to optimize collaboration and successfully grow their product portfolio while targeting new markets. We are appreciative that companies like Ingersoll Rand choose PTC to help them address the challenges in their evolving businesses."
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