HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph® Process, Power & Marine (PP&M), part of Hexagon and the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering software to the process, power and marine industries, announces that its Technical User Forum (TUF) groups have surpassed the 25,000-member milestone.
Intergraph's 20 TUF groups provide an online peer-to-peer discussion forum for year-round global networking between users of innovative Intergraph solutions, allowing them to share expertise, knowledge and best practices while interacting with Intergraph product owners. The TUF groups have consistently achieved month-over-month growth in membership since Intergraph re-designed global user groups in 2011.
Total TUF group membership surpassed 20,000 in December 2015.
Current official TUF groups include:
- Intergraph Smart™ 3D
- SmartPlant® Foundation
- SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators (SPO)
- SmartPlant Materials
- SmartPlant Instrumentation
- SmartPlant Piping & Instrumentation Diagram (SPP&ID)
- SmartPlant Electrical
- SmartPlant Spoolgen
- SmartPlant Review
- SmartPlant SmartSketch
- Intergraph CAESAR II®
- Intergraph PV Elite® and TANK™
- Intergraph CADWorx®
- Intergraph Piping Data Exchange
- SmartPlant Construction
- SmartPlant Reference Data
- Intergraph GT STRUDL
- Intergraph Visual Vessel Design
- SmartPlant Cloud
Patrick Holcomb, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine's executive vice president of global business development and marketing, said, "Intergraph TUF groups continue to expand significantly, which reaffirms the popularity of these online forums with our client members and our employees. We value these TUF members and look forward to expanding the groups to continue keep them abreast of the latest technical and commercial developments."
Intergraph PP&M will host global TUF group meetings on Sunday, June 12, 2016, prior to the start of HxGN LIVE 2016, Hexagon's international conference, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., June 13-16. All TUF group meetings will be held at the adjacent Anaheim Marriott and are free to attend. Registration and information for HxGN LIVE can be found at www.hxgnlive.com.
To learn more about Intergraph solutions and network with other Intergraph users, visit ppm.intergraph.com/technical-user-forums.
Intergraph PP&M TUF groups allow users of Intergraph solutions to interact and share information with each other and product owners globally, regionally and 24/7. Online engagement benefits regional TUF chairpersons by helping them organize local user meetings, while global chairpersons can organize global TUF group meetings, collect input for meeting agendas and receive feedback from technical users.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering solutions for plant design (process, power and marine), according to its "Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2019."
About Intergraph Process, Power & Marine
Soon to be known as Hexagon Process, Power & Marine, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine is the leading global provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities.
Hexagon Process, Power & Marine is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.
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