HUNTSVILLE, Ala., August 25, 2005 – Intergraph Corporation
Highlights of the conferences include keynotes from Intergraph and customer executives, as well as sessions led by industry experts from around the world. Customer companies from both engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies and owner/operators filled the conference agenda, as well.
“The record attendance at this year’s events is a tribute to our people and our ongoing commitment to delivering leading technology to our customers and the markets we serve,” said Gerhard Sallinger, president, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine. “The continued growth of PDS® and the market adoption of SmartPlant® 3D and IntelliShip® persist in driving Intergraph forward as a leader in the process, power and marine industries.”
Keynote speakers from Intergraph included: Halsey Wise, Intergraph president and chief executive officer; Gerhard Sallinger, Process, Power & Marine division president; and Kevin Stanley, Process, Power & Marine senior vice president for Asia-Pacific and the Americas.
Some of the most respected executives in the process, power and marine industries also gave keynote speeches, including Dr. Armin Knors, Bayer Technology Services vice president; Frank Matthewson, Bechtel corporate manager of EPC systems; Robert McNamara, Fluor Corp. senior group president; William Poirier, Westinghouse Electric Co. vice president of Nuclear Power Plants China; Maurice Tayeh, Technip senior vice president and chief information officer; G. Patrick Thompson, The Shaw Group senior vice president and chief information officer; and Bjorn Haugland, DNV Maritime Greater China regional manager.
Among the world-leading EPC customer companies presenting solutions to their complex business issues were: ABB, Bechtel, Daelim Industrial Co., Foster Wheeler, Fluor, Hatch, KBR, Parsons, Technip, Toyo Engineering and Washington Group. Global, best-in-class owner/operator presenters included: BASF, ChevronTexaco, Eli Lilly, ExxonMobil, Petrobras, Procter & Gamble, SECCO China, Shell and The Dow Chemical Co.
In China, 580 people representing 130 companies in 28 countries attended APEX Shanghai. For APEX New Orleans, 450 people from 105 companies in 16 countries participated. “This diverse and enthusiastic representation proves the global reach of Intergraph,” Sallinger said.
Intergraph Corporation (NASDAQ: INGR) is the leading global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software. Security organizations, businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on the company's spatial technology and services to make better and faster operational decisions. Intergraph's customers organize vast amounts of complex data into understandable visual representations, creating intelligent maps, managing assets, building and operating better plants and ships, and protecting critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
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