HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Industrial Plant & Engineering division of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has selected Intergraph® SmartPlant® 3D and other SmartPlant Enterprise solutions to establish an integrated engineering environment for its power plant projects.
HHI's headquarters is in Korea, and its Industrial Plant & Engineering division has been a longtime user of Intergraph solutions. To keep up with a highly competitive power industry, the division needed to evolve and update its engineering systems to leverage next-generation technology. HHI chose SmartPlant 3D, the most advanced plant design solution, along with other SmartPlant Enterprise solutions, including SmartPlant Review, SmartPlant P&ID, SmartSketch® and CAESAR II®. SmartPlant Enterprise's automation capabilities will enable HHI's plant division to establish an intelligent engineering system and generate high-quality deliverables for improved productivity and project management, in spite of an aging work force and new, less experienced resources.
"To maintain our position as the world's leading heavy industries company, it was critical that we continuously innovate and adopt the latest technology," said Junghag Mun, general manager of the 3D design department at HHI's Industrial Plant & Engineering division. "We will use SmartPlant 3D, Intergraph's industry-leading 3D plant design solution, and the integrated SmartPlant Enterprise portfolio to support the engineering and construction of our industrial plant projects, particularly for the power industry. We are confident SmartPlant Enterprise will continue to deliver great value to HHI, enabling us to improve safety, quality and productivity of our projects."
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "Intergraph is recognized as the top provider of engineering design solutions in the global power industry, with SmartPlant 3D offering powerful rules and relationships that automate repetitive tasks, enforce design standards, ensure design integrity and protect design consistency. The comprehensive SmartPlant Enterprise suite will provide HHI with a business process integration platform to support regulatory compliance for enhanced plant reliability. Our ongoing partnership with one of the world's biggest engineering companies is validation of our global leadership position and SmartPlant Enterprise's ability to meet the needs of even the most large-scale and complex projects."
SmartPlant 3D is the world's first and only next-generation 3D plant design solution, employing a breakthrough engineering approach that is focused on rules, relationships and automation. It is the most advanced and productive 3D plant design solution that effective enables optimized design to increase safety, quality and productivity, while shortening project schedules. Companies using SmartPlant 3D typically report a 30 percent improvement in overall engineering design productivity.
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."
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) was established in Korea in 1972. Its Industrial Plant & Engineering division has 30 years of extensive experience in industrial plant projects. It provides sophisticated engineering capabilities for power plants and carries out on a turnkey basis all phases of project implementation, including engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, commissioning and training. HHI's Industrial Plant & Engineering division's core business activities comprise the engineering, procurement and construction of thermal, co-generation and combined-cycle power plants; desalination plants; oil and gas process plants; as well as the fabrication and supply of main equipment for nuclear power plants and oil and gas processing plants. The division is an accredited EPC contractor for industrial plant projects and efficiently provides trustworthy products and services. www.hhi.co.kr
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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