Empresarios Agrupados Signs Long-Term Agreement to Use Intergraph® SmartPlant® Enterprise Solutions
Spanish company seeks to achieve higher quality design, more centralized data handling and improved workflows in power plant projects
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Empresarios Agrupados, one of Spain’s largest engineering companies focusing on the development of power generation projects, has signed a new 3 1/2-year agreement to use Intergraph(®) SmartPlant(®) Enterprise as its main design and data management solution. The company seeks to invest in a technology suite that would provide it with competitive advantages in engineering in the longer term and allow it to position itself as a cutting-edge engineering company in the international marketplace.
In Intergraph SmartPlant Enterprise, Empresarios Agrupados found a suitable technology solution capable of facilitating global design, improving production and optimizing the life cycles of the plants it designs. The company seeks to achieve higher quality design, more reliable and centralized data-handling and improved workflows. This will lead to enhanced engineering activities and allow Empresarios Agrupados to provide the owner operator with better decision support capabilities and increased efficiency during project execution.
The Intergraph SmartPlant Enterprise portfolio suite includes Smart 3D, SmartPlant P&ID, SmartPlant Instrumentation, SmartPlant Electrical Detailed, CAESAR II(®), SmartPlant Review and SmartPlant Foundation. The portfolio will help Empresarios Agrupados improve the development and implementation of engineering projects, especially for power generation plants.
“Empresarios Agrupados has used Smart 3D, SmartPlant P&ID and SmartPlant Instrumentation in a number of relevant combined cycle power generation plant and nuclear plant projects, experiencing productivity increases,” said Rafael Huete, IT department manager. “The company plans now to expand the use of the tool in projects in Africa and in the Middle East, while focusing on optimizing the implementation of SmartPlant Electrical Detailed and achieving further integration with other systems.”
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, “The renewed trust from Empresarios Agrupados validates Intergraph’s efforts to provide our customers with the most advanced design and data management tools needed to remain competitive in today’s fast-changing world.”
Intergraph’s SmartPlant Enterprise offers a powerful portfolio of industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solutions, enabling companies in the process, power, and marine industries to capture integrated engineering knowledge at the enterprise level for the competitive advantage needed in today’s and tomorrow’s market. SmartPlant Enterprise solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering efficiency by up to 30 percent.
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.”
About Empresarios Agrupados
Established in Spain in 1971 and a leader in its field, Empresarios Agrupados is an architect-engineering organization of international standing and diversified activity, operating mainly in the areas of power generation and space. EA has provided engineering and consultancy services and carried out full-scope projects in more than 37 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.empre.es.
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 an independent subsidiary for SG&I’s 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.
For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
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