HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph®, the leading global provider of engineering software, opens its annual Intergraph 2012 Greater China users' conference today in Xiamen, China, bringing Greater China's top process, power and marine companies together for four days of informative sessions and networking among industry leaders. The event is sponsored by Intergraph's Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) division, which for nearly 30 years has provided local resources to support engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies and owner operators executing projects and operating facilities in Greater China.
Intergraph 2012 Greater China features keynote sessions by Guan Yida of China National Petroleum Corporation and Yu Yong of China National Offshore Oil Corporation, as well as Gerhard Sallinger, president of Intergraph PP&M; Patrick Holcomb, executive vice president of global business development for Intergraph PP&M; and Melanie Eakes, senior vice president of Intergraph PP&M. The conference also features customer presentations by process, power and marine industry representatives from major organisations, such as Sinopec Engineering Incorporation and its subsidiary companies, Shengli Engineering and Consulting Company Limited, East China Electric Power Design Institute, Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute, Tianchen Corporation China and others. Intergraph 2012 Greater China gives our engineering customers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments and leverage best practices from other companies.
"The Greater China market continues to experience dynamic growth and Intergraph is committed to supporting our customers in this region with customised industry solutions," said Welch Sun, Intergraph PP&M general manager for Greater China. "This is our first user conference since announcing Greater China as a separate operating region, and we will highlight our forward-thinking strategies to support the transformation of the Chinese economy. Intergraph 2012 Greater China provides the opportunity to show our customers how our industry-leading solutions can help them enhance safety, improve quality, enable interoperability, boost productivity, reduce timelines and ensure data accuracy across the facility life cycle."
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 by up to 30 percent. Intergraph solutions are endorsed and used by the world's industry leaders.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analysis firm, ranks Intergraph as the global leading supplier of process engineering tools, engineering design tools and engineering design 3D software, according to its "PET Market Analysis and Forecast through 2015."
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.
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