HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 30, 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, has announced the release of CADWorx® 2017, the next-generation software solution for plant design and automation.
The new CADWorx version is an AutoCAD®-based intelligent 2D and 3D plant design system providing the most complete range of tools for efficient plant design and incorporating numerous significant enhancements to help streamline users' work processes.
CADWorx 2017 provides superior control over placement and routing, including:
Greater flexibility in component types
Automatic clouding of model revisions on isometric extractions
Reduced complexity of piping specification administration
Improved component selection during design
By providing the most integrated scope of tools for efficient plant design, CADWorx 2017 gives users more confidence in their overall designs and more flexibility in using the software, resulting in greater accuracy and consistency in deliverables.
"The tools provided by CADWorx have helped many engineering firms succeed in their plant designs. Intergraph is committed to providing solutions that help make better decisions in a wide variety of projects including brownfield, revamp and maintenance," said Rick Allen, president, Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions.
"Even for clients with small fast-turnaround projects, limited scope is no excuse for poor deliverables. The many successful users we have are a reflection of the strong capabilities that CADWorx offers, by achieving great success as efficiently and effectively as possible."
The Intergraph CADWorx Plant Design Suite is an integrated, complete AutoCAD®-based software series for plant design that provides intelligent drawing and database connectivity, advanced levels of automation, and easy-to-use drafting tools.
Intergraph solutions enable design and engineering to share relevant information seamlessly, thereby maintaining accuracy and improving efficiency. These include Intergraph Smart™ 3D, the world's first and only next-generation 3D design solution specifically tailored for plant, offshore, shipbuilding and the metals and mining industries; CADWorx Plant Design Suite, for AutoCAD®-based intelligent plant design modeling, process schematics and automatic production of plant design deliverables; CAESAR II®, the world's most widely used pipe stress analysis software; PV Elite®, for vessel and exchanger design and analysis, Visual Vessel Design, for comprehensive pressure vessel, shell and tube exchanger, and boiler design and analysis; and GT STRUDL®, one of the most trusted, adaptable and fully-integrated structural analysis solutions in the world.
Intergraph Technical User Forum (TUF) LinkedIn groups provide an online discussion forum for year-round networking between users. To learn more about Intergraph CADWorx and network with other Intergraph users, visit ppm.intergraph.com/technical-user-forums.
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 & Infrastructure Global Market Research Study Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2020."
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.
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 across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.