Baoding Tianwei Wind Power Blade Standardizes On PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® For Its Design Platform

Dramatically Improves the Accuracy and Efficiency of Its Product Data

NEEDHAM, MA - April 7, 2009 - PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC), the Product Development Company®, today announced that Baoding Tianwei Wind Power Blade Co., Ltd. (TWPB), a subsidiary of Baoding Tianwei Baobian Electric Co., Ltd, has successfully deployed PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® as its standard platform for fan blade design. TWPB develops, manufactures and provides after-sale services for blades of in-grid wind power units. It currently works with Denmark-based blade mold manufacturer SSP to develop MW-level fan blades.

As the airfoil section of fan blade design is diversified and complex, traditionally it took a long period of time to complete the 3D modeling for fan blades. However, with the powerful surface design features and associativity of Pro/ENGINEER, the system can automatically generate each section according to relevant parameters, and update calculation modules and 3D modeling accordingly. In addition, by allowing different types of data import, Pro/ENGINEER also supports seamless integration with TWPB's analysis software. With the software and service support from PTC and its channel partner Beijing Link-on Technology Co., Ltd, TWPB has as a result improved its product data accuracy and design efficiency.

"PTC's 3D, parametric CAD software, Pro/ENGINEER has greatly reduced our workload and shortened new product development time and cost. We are very satisfied with the pre-sale and after sale services and training provided by Beijing Link-on Technology," said Nie Yongjun, vce general manager, Baoding Tianwei Wind Power Blade Co., Ltd. "We look forward to working with PTC and Beijing Link-on Technology to deploy additional PTC solid modeling technologies and relevant solutions."

The global energy shortage has brought unprecedented opportunities for the development of new types of energy, and as a result, China's wind power industry is expected to see tremendous growth in the next few years. In 2007, the number of new wind power units globally increased 32.1%, amounting to the capacity of 20.073 million kilowatts. In China, the number climbed by 121% to 2.96 million kilowatts and the total capacity reached 5.56 million kilowatts, an increase of 114%, the highest growth rate in the world. The number of Chinese wind power equipment manufacturers has increased from half a dozen to more than 50 in the past 5 years. In addition, the Chinese government has attached great importance to the issue with a number of energy-saving, emission reduction and new energy policies.

"We are very pleased that TWPB has selected PTC's product. Pro/ENGINEER as its powerful design features will help TWPB design team to improve product 3D modeling efficiencies, ensure product quality and reduce production time," said Sin Min Yap, director , product and market strategy, PTC. "PTC is committed to help enterprises such as TWPB use Pro/ENGINEER to achieve their product development objectives and maximize their ROI."

About Baoding Tianwei Wind Power Blade Co., Ltd.
Baoding Tianwei Wind Power Blade Co., Ltd is wholly-owned subsidiary of Baoding Tianwei Baobian Electric Co., Ltd. under Baoting Tianwei Group, with RMB200 million of registered capital. Started with an initial investment of RMB437 million, TWBP currently has a total investment of RMB1.2 billion. The company has introduced state-of-the-art technologies and whole set of automation equipment from Denmark. TWPB is engaged in R&D, design, manufacturing and after-sale services for blades of in-grid wind power units.. For more information on TWPB, please visit

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