HUNTSVILLE, Ala., August 23, 2006 -- Intergraph Corporation <NASDAQ: INGR> today announced Techint, the leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company in Argentina, has chosen SmartPlant Enterprise as its core engineering, construction and customer delivery solution. Working with Alas Engineering, Intergraph’s distributor in Argentina and Uruguay, Techint will streamline its project execution by standardizing on the SmartPlant portfolio of integrated, intelligent engineering applications, including SmartPlant 3D, which provides all of the capabilities needed to design a plant.
Techint is one of the world's major pipeline builders and a prime contractor for oil refineries and chemical or petrochemical plants. The company is recognized for its capabilities to develop complex infrastructure projects in harsh geographical areas. Building on these accomplishments, Techint has completed several civil and architectural works related to urban development projects and mining ventures.
“Techint’s choice to make Intergraph technology central to its operation validates again the rapidly growing, global acceptance of SmartPlant Enterprise,” commented Gerhard Sallinger, president of Intergraph Process, Power & Marine. “Leading EPCs are recognizing the value of standardizing their design and engineering information systems on SmartPlant Enterprise. This is a clear demonstration of our vision and the competitive advantage our solutions provide, as many organizations move to the next generation of plant engineering and design.”
Intergraph is the world leader in delivering software and services for the management and visual representation of complex information. Our commitment to the customers and markets we serve, history of innovation and proven solutions span 35 years. Governments and businesses in over 100 countries around the world rely on our technology and services to support better and faster operational decisions. Intergraph’s stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the symbol (INGR) and the company can be found on the web at www.intergraph.com.
Techint is the global Engineering & Construction Division of the Techint Group of Companies, which has been executing a wide range of large and complex projects throughout the world for 60 years. Since its foundation Techint has been present in the energy sector through the design and construction of facilities for the production, transportation and processing of oil and gas, and power generation and transmission systems in Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Its experience and management capabilities, combined with the knowledge of the local business practices and culture of the countries where it works, position Techint as the ideal supplier of EPC services for the development of infrastructure in the energy, mining, oil & gas, refinery and petrochemical sectors. www.techint.com
About Alas Ingenieria
Alas Ingenieria is the distributor’s company in Argentina and Uruguay of Intergraph Corporation.
The company started operations in Bahia Blanca in 1991 and it constitutes a pioneering business’ model in the country. It focuses its business in offering advanced solutions adjusted to each customer’s reality assuring the optimal yield of the companies’ resources, counting for it with a staff of professionals highly enabled in different disciplines. In order to have access to more information, visit the Web page: www.alasingenieria.com.
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