HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WorleyParsons, a leading global engineering and project delivery company headquartered in Australia, has signed a long-term Global Alliance Agreement (GAA) with Intergraph®. This five-year agreement covers the Intergraph SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise software suites, including SmartPlant 3D, SmartMarine 3D and SmartPlant 3D Materials Handling Edition (collectively known as Smart 3D), SmartPlant Foundation, SmartPlant Construction, SmartPlant Enterprise Engineering & Schematics applications, CADWorx®, CAESAR II® and numerous other solutions.
WorleyParsons is a longtime worldwide user of Intergraph technology and the global agreement gives it unlimited access to Intergraph solutions. The unique automation and integration capabilities, as well as the unmatched productivity of SmartPlant Enterprise and SmartMarine Enterprise, are delivering a competitive edge to the company.
"The Global Alliance Agreement is a natural progression for us to formalize our partnership with Intergraph," said Jim Purvis, director of engineering systems at WorleyParsons. "It gives us the flexibility to quickly meet the needs of our engineering projects across all industries, including the minerals, metals and chemicals, power, and oil and gas sectors. WorleyParsons will make Intergraph solutions available globally and use them as part of our reference standard for global project execution."
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "This agreement marks a milestone in the years of collaboration between WorleyParsons and Intergraph. This validates Intergraph as a global leader in enterprise engineering software, enabling WorleyParsons to enhance its global competitiveness. With our global support and services structure, Intergraph will support WorleyParsons' operations worldwide and deliver increased safety, quality, interoperability and productivity to its engineering projects."
Intergraph's SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprises offer a powerful portfolio of industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solutions, enabling companies in the process, power, offshore and marine industries to capture integrated engineering knowledge at the enterprise level for the competitive advantage needed in today's and tomorrow's market. The integrated suites of SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering efficiency and design productivity of up to 30 percent. Intergraph solutions are endorsed and used by the world's industry leaders.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design solutions for industry according to its "Engineering Design Tools for Industry and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2016."
WorleyParsons is a leading provider of professional services to the resources and energy sectors, and complex process industries. Its services cover the full asset spectrum both in size and life cycle – from the creation of new assets to services that sustain and enhance operating assets. Headquartered in Australia, WorleyParsons has a large global footprint with 163 offices in 41 countries. Its extensive network of offices and proven track record customizing solutions for local environments has resulted in WorleyParsons being recognized as a pre-eminent provider of global service contracts. www.worleyparsons.com
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.
Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions, including ERDAS technologies, to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation responsible for the SG&I U.S. federal business.
Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B), a leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data.
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