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TechPubs, PTC Establish Partnership to Redefine Aviation Document Management

Companies Team Up to Deliver Next Generation Solutions for Airline Document Management

Boulder, CO, March 12, 2008 - TechPubs, an emerging leader in technical document management for the global aviation marketplace, announced that enterprise product lifecycle management software vendor PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) has named the company a Global Airline Industry Platinum Partner.

As partners in PTC’s Platinum program, the companies will collaborate to define, produce, promote, and distribute new solutions for the worldwide aviation marketplace. These offerings will streamline the tasks related to creating, updating, and distributing technical documentation and other information throughout airline organizations and beyond.

PTC’s Arbortext product line, a longtime leader in dynamic publishing management for the enterprise, has a significant existing presence in the aviation industry. By partnering with TechPubs, which adds unparalleled airline industry and application development expertise to the combination, PTC expects to expand its reach across a wide range of aviation functional groups, including flight operations, maintenance, engineering, and more. The collaboration adds a powerful, market-tested software foundation to TechPubs’ solutions, and provides customers with the most powerful set of aviation-specific document management applications available.

“We couldn’t be happier about our partnership with PTC,” remarked David Williams, TechPubs’ President and CEO. “The companies share a unique vision of how the technical document management needs of commercial, government, and military aviation will be met in the future. It’s not enough to have great software, custom development, or consulting service – it’s the combination that will make our combined offerings market leaders.”

“TechPubs is the perfect complement to our existing software offerings,” said Chris Kretching, Vice President, Strategic Industries at PTC. “Arbortext is already a force in the aviation marketplace. Adding TechPubs industry expertise and application development skills to the mix will present an unmatched set of technical document management solutions to airline customers.”

About PTC

Since 1985, PTC has been 100% committed to supporting the product development needs of manufacturing companies worldwide. Now among the largest independent software companies in the world, PTC develops, markets and supports software solutions that help our customers improve the competitiveness of their products and product development processes. See for more information.

About TechPubs

TechPubs, a PTC Global Airline Industry Platinum Partner, is an emerging leader in aviation technical documentation management (TDM) – a critical contributor to safety regulatory compliance and operational efficiency. TDM requires a unique combination of powerful technology and industry expertise – great software and related services to ensure the right solution for the specific challenges each airline faces in running streamlined, compliant operations. See for more information.