HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 14, 2006 – Intergraph Corporation <NASDAQ: INGR> today announced Fives Cail Group has selected SmartPlant Enterprise as its standard plant engineering, design, information and materials management solution. Based in Villeneuve d’Asq, France, Fives Cail Group offers engineering, design and equipment for cane and beet sugar factories and refining plants around the world.
Following a benchmark study including SmartPlant 3D, Fives Cail implemented SmartPlant Enterprise for a large project in Turkey. In mid-2005 Fives Cail Group decided to start production on this strategic project with a complete set of tools including SmartPlant PID, SmartPlant 3D, SmartPlant Instrumentation and SmartPlant Foundation. Now nearing completion, the project has successfully demonstrated the benefits of SmartPlant Enterprise through critical productivity improvements that drive efficiency and accelerate the design and production process.
“SmartPlant 3D was the top solution in our benchmark study due to its integrated workshare, appealing features and integration with other SmartPlant offerings. SmartPlant will enable Fives Cail Group to improve design productivity as well as our design quality,” said M. Alain Fruchart, Head of Information Systems at Fives Cail.
Fives Cail has realized improved
deliverable quality and has leveraged SmartPlant as a platform for integration
with other leading software packages.
“We have seen growing demand for the enterprise-wide integration of engineering data delivered through the SmartPlant Enterprise software portfolio,” commented Gerhard Sallinger, President of Intergraph Process, Power & Marine. “SmartPlant Enterprise is revolutionizing the way in which Fives Cail Group and other leading food industry organizations engineer and build their plants.”
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.
As a division of Fives-Lille, Fives Cail based in Villeneuve d’Asq, France, offers engineering, design and equipment for cane and beet sugar factories, refining and ethanol plants around the world. Fives-Lille is an industrial engineering group of international scope that designs, produces and sells equipment mainly for the automotive, aluminum, steel and cement sectors. This Group is also present in other market sectors, such as sugar, glass, power generation and handling systems for industry. Visit www.fivescailgroup.com.
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