PTC has been named the Global Manufacturing Partner of the Year, for the second year in a row, in the Microsoft 2020 Partner of the Year Awards. Honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners, PTC has demonstrated excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

“We are pleased to announce that PTC has been recognized by Microsoft as the Global Manufacturing Partner of the Year for the second consecutive year,” Jim Heppelmann, President and CEO, PTC, said. “Together, PTC and Microsoft have enabled digital transformation for some of the world’s largest organisations. We look forward to continuing that success with the newly-launched turnkey cloud solution, Factory Insights as a Service, which is powered by technology from PTC, Rockwell Automation, and Microsoft. The solution breaks through traditional transformation approaches and can be scaled rapidly across the organization, enabling businesses to accelerate initial time to value.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year. Awards were given in several categories, with honourees chosen from more than 3,300 nominees in more than 100 countries worldwide. PTC has been recognised for providing outstanding solutions and services in the Manufacturing sector for digital manufacturing, service optimisation and engineering excellence.

These solutions are enabled by PTC’s industry technologies, including the ThingWorx, Windchill, Vuforia Expert Capture and Vuforia Studio for Microsoft HoloLens 2.

“It is an honour to recognize the winners and finalists of the 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards,” Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president, One Commercial Partner, Microsoft, said. “These partners go above and beyond, delivering timely solutions that solve the complex challenges that businesses around the world face – from communicating and collaborating virtually to helping customers realize their full potential with Azure cloud services, and beyond. I am proud to honor and congratulate each winner and finalist.”