HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC Advisory Group (ARC), the leading research and advisory firm for industry and infrastructure, ranks Intergraph® as the No. 1 overall engineering design solution provider for plant design based on revenues. This marks the eighth consecutive year Intergraph has been named the global leader in ARC's global market research study "Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook," which was first released in 2006.
The study finds Intergraph has a clear lead over its competitors in terms of overall global market share. Within the plant design category (which encompasses technology used in the design, construction and operation of process, power and marine facilities), Intergraph also leads the rankings in primary industries including: chemical, oil and gas, and mining and metals.
"Intergraph continues to be the market leader in the plant design industry," said Dick Slansky, ARC Advisory Group senior analyst and co-author of the study. "In addition to having a broad product portfolio that provides users with an excellent value proposition, Intergraph continues its market-leading R&D investment to develop new and innovative products."
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said: "The ARC Advisory Group's research and analysis validates that Intergraph provides the best and broadest solution portfolio for the process, power and marine industries. We strive to offer best-in-class solutions and exceptional customer service, and these results reflect that. We have had another year of hard work, and continuous growth, and we are very proud to again be recognized as the market leader in this important study."
ARC's Engineering Design Tools study is a comprehensive forecast that offers an analysis of the worldwide engineering design tools market. The scope of the study encompasses two design solution market domains: engineering design for projects in the process, power and marine industries, and engineering design for projects for infrastructure.
The study provides suppliers and purchasers with information about important issues such as the size of the global engineering design tools market; leading suppliers and their market shares; the short- and long-term potential for the engineering design business; the impact of new technologies in the marketplace; which industries and global regions offer the greatest potential for growth; and the key elements for overall business success.
Intergraph Technical User Forum (TUF) LinkedIn groups provide an online discussion forum for year-round networking between users. To learn more about Intergraph solutions and network with other Intergraph users, visit www.intergraph.com/go/tuf.
About ARC Advisory Group
Founded in 1986, ARC Advisory Group is the leading technology research and advisory firm for industry and infrastructure. Its coverage of technology and trends extends from business systems to product and asset lifecycle management, supply chain management, operations management, energy optimization, industrial internet of things (IoT) and automation systems. ARC has more than 70 professionals worldwide with extensive experience servicing business issues, technologies and vertical industries. For more information, visit www.arcweb.com.
About Intergraph Intergraph helps the world work smarter. The company's software and solutions improve the lives of millions of people through better facilities, safer communities and more reliable operations.
Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) is the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering software enabling smarter design and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) is the leader in smart solutions for emergency response, utilities, transportation and other global challenges. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B; www.hexagon.com), a leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data.