SofTech, Inc., (is a multinational computer software company with offices in the United States, Italy, Germany and France with a worldwide annual revenue of US$ $12.1 million. Headquartered in Lowell, Ma. SofTech has provided Product Lifecycle Management / Product Data Management CAD / CAM solutions since 1969, one of the earliest software/consulting companies in the US.
In December 2002, SofTech acquired Workgroup Technology Corporation (WTC), developer of ProductCenter, the company's PDM/PLM solution. WTC was one of the earliest PDM/PLM providers in the industry, having delivered PLM software products beginning with its first software product CMS in the early 1990s, along with many technology firsts, including the first independent PLM integration to Pro/ENGINEER. In 1996 WTC’s CMS software solution was renamed to ProductCenter.
Softech’s flagship product offering ProductCenter PLM was created to enhance product lifecycle development by extending enterprise collaboration, increasing product quality improvements, and shortening time-to-market cycles. ProductCenter integrates with CAD systems such as Pro/ENGINEER, SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, CADRA, Unigraphics, Catia and ME-10 as well as non-CAD integrations to M$ Office and Adobe FrameMaker and view/markup/collaboration integration to Cimmetry’s AutoVue. ProductCenter was specifically designed to operate on the Microsoft Windows and UNIX operating systems and has also developed a web client version to operate in a standard web browser on almost any platform.