PARAMETRIC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION

Receives $1 Million Order for Pro/ENGINEER Software and Services from
Sharp Corporation  
Business Editors 
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 1, 1994--Parametric 
Technology Corporation (NASDAQ: PMTC) announced today that it has 
received a follow-on order for software and services totaling $1 
million from Sharp Corporation of Osaka, Japan.  All software will be
shipped to Sharp during PTC's current fiscal quarter.   
Sharp Corporation, an $11 billion company, is a worldwide supplier 
of advanced electronics for consumer and business applications.  
Sharp pioneered such technologies as Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs), 
semiconductors, and Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) circuits to 
become a leader in markets for home enter-tainment products, 
appliances, telecommunications equipment, and office automation 
solutions.  The newly ordered Pro/ENGINEER seats will be used 
throughout Sharp's engineering organization in Japan to design and 
develop a wide range of products.   
"We are extremely pleased that Sharp Corporation, a company on the 
leading edge of high technology, has chosen to broaden its use of 
Pro/ENGINEER in response to the productivity gains achieved with our 
software,"  said Steven C.  Walske, president and chief executive 
officer of Parametric Technology.  "A purchase of this magnitude from
a major Japanese firm also testifies to the service and support our 
customers are receiving throughout the Asia-Pacific region.  We 
believe that international markets such as Japan represent 
substantial business opportunity for PTC, and we are committed to 
meeting the needs of Pro/ENGINEER users worldwide."   
Parametric Technology's Pro/ENGINEER product family encompasses 30 
application-specific modules that address the complete spectrum of 
mechanical design-through-manufacturing activities.  This parametric,
feature-based solid modeling technology is used throughout the 
electronics, aerospace, automotive, and consumer products industries 
by more than 3,800 companies worldwide.   
Parametric Technology Corporation has emerged as the leader in the 
mechanical design automation industry.  Its new generation of 
CAD/CAM/CAE technology is revolutionizing the mechanical design 
automation process with a market strategy that emphasizes 
technological leadership, aggressive price/performance, hardware 
independence, worldwide distribution, and extensive customer support. 
Pro/ENGINEER is a registered trademark of Parametric Technology 
Corporation.  
 
 
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