SKODA JS selects Intergraph(R) SmartPlant(R) Enterprise for Owner Operators to Significantly Improve the Management of Relevant Engineering Projects
The SPO solution will enable the company to quickly and easily assess the impact of any change in either the plant design or its requirements
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — SKODA JS, an engineering provider for the nuclear sector in the Czech Republic and abroad, has purchased Intergraph® SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators (SPO) to better execute significant engineering projects. The specific solutions include SPO Core and the Requirement Management and Traceability modules. SKODA JS has been assigned to carry out the instrumentation and control renovation projects for the NPP Dukovany site and the completion of the newly built NPP Mochovce 3 and 4 sites.
After a long period of technology evaluation, Intergraph SPO Core solution and the Requirements Management & Traceability solution have been selected as the most suitable tool to store, track and relate requirements, designs, licensing bases and other plant documentation in a complex and demanding environment.
With this solution, SKODA JS will have a direct “line-of-sight” with each requirement and the affected plant systems, structures, components and associated documentation, so users can quickly and easily assess the impact of any change in either the plant design or requirements. This is critical for operating in such a highly regulated sector as the nuclear power industry.
“The power demand is growing fast in the Czech Republic, and Intergraph’s SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators solution offers us dynamic and integrated tools to optimize our work processes during the whole life cycle of the plant,” said Jiri Janecek, director of SKODA JS, I&C Division.
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, “This collaboration with SKODA JS strengthens the position of Intergraph Process, Power & Marine as the leading provider of enterprise engineering information systems, specifically tailored to the needs of nuclear industry. Our SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators solution performance will provide a good reference for further expansion into the Czech and Eastern Europe power industry.”
Leading plant owners choose SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators to enable them to rapidly implement Intergraph’s preconfigured business processes to support both CAPEX and OPEX phases of the plant life cycle. SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators is specifically designed for asset owners with an integrated suite of design and data management solutions to enhance plant safety, reliability, and interoperability, while ensuring information integrity across the owner operator system landscape.
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 SKODA JS
SKODA JS a.s., was present at the creation of the Czech and Slovak nuclear power industry and is one of the leading engineering and production companies, with worldwide experience in the construction and service of nuclear power plants. The company Skoda was established in 1859 and the origins of its activities in nuclear power industry can be tracked back to 1956. Throughout its existence, the company has supplied engineering, equipment and service for nuclear power plants, research reactors and fuel storage facilities in Central and Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, France, Germany, the United States and the Far East. SKODA JS a.s. is a member of OMZ Group.
For more information, visit www.skoda-js.cz.
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.
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