NEEDHAM, Mass. – January 17, 2018 –– PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced the BMW Group has selected the PTC Windchill® solution as its PLM backbone for production and sourcing bill-of-material (BOM). Windchill will be the enabler for globally configuring and releasing cars to production.The award-winning PLM solution will support BMW Group in improving efficiency and achieving a leaner global production planning process. In addition, BMW Group has selected the ThingWorx® NavigateTM role-based solution for fast and easy ecosystem access to product data. Both solutions are being obtained through the subscription licensing model .