Zweave to Expand Offering of PTC Windchill FlexPLM to Mid-Market Retail, Footwear and Apparel Companies

Zweave Becomes PTC Gold Partner for Sale and Rapid Deployment of PTC® Windchill® FlexPLM® Solution

NEEDHAM, MA – October 27, 2014 – Zweave today announced that it has joined  the PTC Channel Advantage™ program at the gold tier and will deliver PTC Windchill FlexPLM Value-Ready Deployments to mid-market Retail, Footwear and Apparel (RFA) companies.  PTC Windchill FlexPLM has enabled fortune 500 companies to improve speed to market, reduce product costs, improve product quality, and enable real-time supplier collaboration, resulting in increased revenue, improved market performance, and higher profit margins.  PTC Windchill FlexPLM is the solution of choice for 80% of the industry’s largest RFA retailers and wholesalers.

PTC-Logo“PTC has partnered with its broad range of domestic and international customers to continually improve PTC Windchill FlexPLM technology and formalize the delivery of a solution that embodies a suite of the industry’s best practices,” said Brion Carroll, vice president, Retail & Consumer Global Business Development, PTC. “We look forward to working with Zweave to help mid-market organizations gain true competitive advantage with the implementation of our PTC Windchill FlexPLM solution.”

Zweave Uniquely Offers A New – Fast-Forward™ Methodology for Small and Medium Businesses

Zweave offers unique, turnkey solutions for mid-market manufacturers and retailers of consumer products.  Zweave has developed a new, streamlined PLM implementation methodology called Fast-Forward™, which implements PTC Windchill FlexPLM in mid-market companies in the retail and consumer products manufacturing markets.  The Fast-Forward methodology delivers rapid solutions results by focusing on best practices and aligning future state processes with leading PLM software capabilities.  Fast-Forward incorporates Zweave and PTC best practices and deliverable templates leveraged from over decade of experience working with the largest retailers and consumer products manufacturers on their PLM initiatives.

“For more than a decade, Zweave has developed deep domain expertise by delivering PLM solutions in the Retail, Footwear, and Apparel markets, said David Buck, Zweave President, “We are proud to work with  PTC to provide PTC Windchill FlexPLM to mid-market companies in the RFA markets”

About Zweave

Zweave blue logo1Zweave has been providing expert PLM related services since 2002 to organizations in the Apparel, Footwear, Consumer Products and Defense Clothing industries.  Zweave has developed deep domain experience across a range of strategic, process and implementation services for these industries.  Zweave helps companies implement PLM systems that streamline their product design to delivery process and leverage industry best-practice methods.  For the past decade Zweave has worked with the largest organizations to use PLM to maintain their dominant position in the market.   Zweave now offers PLM products and services methodologies to enable much smaller companies use PLM to increase their competitiveness and reduce the cost and time to market.  Get more information at

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