Topologies Ltd. Enters into Strategic Reseller Arrangement to Distribute Breakthrough ICEM Surfacing Solutions in the United Kingdom

Topologies Selects ICEM Technologies Solutions as its Lead Product Line

for the UK Market



Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from PTC

    NEEDHAM, Mass., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- ICEM Technologies, a subsidiary of
 PTC, and PTC, the product development company(TM) (Nasdaq: PMTC), today
 announced a strategic reseller partnership with leading value-added reseller
 Topologies Ltd. of Daventry, England.  According to the terms of the
 agreement, Topologies Ltd. will be the sole distributor to the British
 transportation market for the industry leading surfacing tool, ICEM Surf.
 Topologies will be the primary ICEM surfacing partner in the United Kingdom,
 also reselling other leading edge ICEM Technologies surfacing products,
 including CDRS and 3DPAINT.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000821/NEM002LOGO)
     "Our partnership with Topologies greatly expands our capability to service
 ICEM's customers and prospects within the United Kingdom," said Jim Kelliher,
 general manager of ICEM Technologies.  "We are excited about Topologies
 joining the ICEM team.  Topologies has outstanding knowledge of the surfacing
 industry and products.  Their support and sales capabilities combined with
 ICEM's leading edge technology will allow us to continue to expand ICEM's
 presence in the UK marketplace."
     "ICEM Surf is the market leader in 'Class A' surface design and offers
 unparalleled functionality to the automotive industry including market
 innovators Jaguar and Landrover," said Lee Cureton, managing director of
 Topologies Ltd.  "With the release of ICEM 2001, ICEM has extended that lead,
 demonstrating its ongoing commitment to providing quality products for the
 styling and surfacing community.  The partnership with ICEM Technologies
 solidifies our position as a best-of-breed integrator and furthers our ability
 to provide the most advanced surfacing solutions to our customers within the
 UK."
     "PTC continues to form agreements through our Channel Partner Program that
 expand the reach of all our design products and better service our customers
 and the marketplace," said Larry McMenamy, vice president of Worldwide Channel
 Sales at PTC. "We are very pleased to have Topologies as a part of our Channel
 Program, focusing on ICEM surfacing products.   Topologies Ltd. has
 demonstrated a solid understanding of the surfacing software market, and has
 the contacts and expertise to take the ICEM Technologies solution set to a new
 level in this dynamic marketplace."
     Topologies Ltd. will offer ICEM 2001 Styling and Surfacing solutions,
 which include new releases of ICEM Surf, CDRS, and 3DPAINT.  ICEM 2001
 features breakthrough advances in real-time photorealistic rendering and major
 enhancements in rapid visualization and streamlined modeling functionality.
 Through these advances, the ICEM product line offers a uniquely fast and
 flexible environment, and a new level of innovative freedom for designers and
 engineers.  ICEM products are used by amajority of leading auto manufacturers
 as well as other cutting edge product developers.
 
     About ICEM Technologies
     ICEM Technologies, a subsidiary of PTC, is focused on driving the
 development and advancement of styling and surfacing solutions. This industry-
 leading technology combined with interoperability of PTC's MCAD software,
 provides customers the solutions they need to produce industry-leading
 products. Additional information on ICEM styling and surfacing solutions can
 be found at: http://www.icem.com.
 
     About PTC
     PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) develops, markets, and supports software solutions that
 help manufacturers get superior products to market before their competitors.
 PTC is the world's largest software company with a total commitment to product
 development and servicing more than 30,000 customers worldwide.  Further
 information on PTC is available at http://www.ptc.com.
 
     About Topologies
     Topologies Ltd. focuses on marketing and supporting concept design and
 surfacing software solutions in the United Kingdom.  From its Midlands-based
 headquarters, Topologies provides its customers with a turnkey offering
 including support, training and consulting.
     Except for the historical information contained herein, matters discussed
 in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements that involve
 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
 from those projected.  These risks and uncertainties include the ability of
 PTC to successfully partner, and effectively coordinate and manage joint
 activities (including sales, marketing, development and implementation) with a
 wide range of partners in order to effectively and efficiently deliver
 products and services that meet customer requirements, together with such
 other risks and uncertainties as are detailed from time to time in reports
 filed by PTC with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including PTC's
 most recent reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q.
     PTC, The Product Development Company, Pro/ENGINEER, ICEM, CDRS, 3D PAINT
 and all PTC product names and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of
 Parametric Technology Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and
 in other countries.  Names of products from other vendors mentioned in this
 document may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
 owners.
 
     Public Relations Contact:
     Roberta Carlton
     (781) 370-5479
     rcarlton@ptc.com
 
 

SOURCE PTC
    NEEDHAM, Mass., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- ICEM Technologies, a subsidiary of
 PTC, and PTC, the product development company(TM) (Nasdaq: PMTC), today
 announced a strategic reseller partnership with leading value-added reseller
 Topologies Ltd. of Daventry, England.  According to the terms of the
 agreement, Topologies Ltd. will be the sole distributor to the British
 transportation market for the industry leading surfacing tool, ICEM Surf.
 Topologies will be the primary ICEM surfacing partner in the United Kingdom,
 also reselling other leading edge ICEM Technologies surfacing products,
 including CDRS and 3DPAINT.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000821/NEM002LOGO)
     "Our partnership with Topologies greatly expands our capability to service
 ICEM's customers and prospects within the United Kingdom," said Jim Kelliher,
 general manager of ICEM Technologies.  "We are excited about Topologies
 joining the ICEM team.  Topologies has outstanding knowledge of the surfacing
 industry and products.  Their support and sales capabilities combined with
 ICEM's leading edge technology will allow us to continue to expand ICEM's
 presence in the UK marketplace."
     "ICEM Surf is the market leader in 'Class A' surface design and offers
 unparalleled functionality to the automotive industry including market
 innovators Jaguar and Landrover," said Lee Cureton, managing director of
 Topologies Ltd.  "With the release of ICEM 2001, ICEM has extended that lead,
 demonstrating its ongoing commitment to providing quality products for the
 styling and surfacing community.  The partnership with ICEM Technologies
 solidifies our position as a best-of-breed integrator and furthers our ability
 to provide the most advanced surfacing solutions to our customers within the
 UK."
     "PTC continues to form agreements through our Channel Partner Program that
 expand the reach of all our design products and better service our customers
 and the marketplace," said Larry McMenamy, vice president of Worldwide Channel
 Sales at PTC. "We are very pleased to have Topologies as a part of our Channel
 Program, focusing on ICEM surfacing products.   Topologies Ltd. has
 demonstrated a solid understanding of the surfacing software market, and has
 the contacts and expertise to take the ICEM Technologies solution set to a new
 level in this dynamic marketplace."
     Topologies Ltd. will offer ICEM 2001 Styling and Surfacing solutions,
 which include new releases of ICEM Surf, CDRS, and 3DPAINT.  ICEM 2001
 features breakthrough advances in real-time photorealistic rendering and major
 enhancements in rapid visualization and streamlined modeling functionality.
 Through these advances, the ICEM product line offers a uniquely fast and
 flexible environment, and a new level of innovative freedom for designers and
 engineers.  ICEM products are used by amajority of leading auto manufacturers
 as well as other cutting edge product developers.
 
     About ICEM Technologies
     ICEM Technologies, a subsidiary of PTC, is focused on driving the
 development and advancement of styling and surfacing solutions. This industry-
 leading technology combined with interoperability of PTC's MCAD software,
 provides customers the solutions they need to produce industry-leading
 products. Additional information on ICEM styling and surfacing solutions can
 be found at: http://www.icem.com.
 
     About PTC
     PTC (Nasdaq: PMTC) develops, markets, and supports software solutions that
 help manufacturers get superior products to market before their competitors.
 PTC is the world's largest software company with a total commitment to product
 development and servicing more than 30,000 customers worldwide.  Further
 information on PTC is available at http://www.ptc.com.
 
     About Topologies
     Topologies Ltd. focuses on marketing and supporting concept design and
 surfacing software solutions in the United Kingdom.  From its Midlands-based
 headquarters, Topologies provides its customers with a turnkey offering
 including support, training and consulting.
     Except for the historical information contained herein, matters discussed
 in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements that involve
 risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
 from those projected.  These risks and uncertainties include the ability of
 PTC to successfully partner, and effectively coordinate and manage joint
 activities (including sales, marketing, development and implementation) with a
 wide range of partners in order to effectively and efficiently deliver
 products and services that meet customer requirements, together with such
 other risks and uncertainties as are detailed from time to time in reports
 filed by PTC with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including PTC's
 most recent reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q.
     PTC, The Product Development Company, Pro/ENGINEER, ICEM, CDRS, 3D PAINT
 and all PTC product names and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of
 Parametric Technology Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and
 in other countries.  Names of products from other vendors mentioned in this
 document may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective
 owners.
 
     Public Relations Contact:
     Roberta Carlton
     (781) 370-5479
     rcarlton@ptc.com
 
 SOURCE  PTC