HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 22, 2007 – Bayer Technology Services GmbH (BTS) Germany has signed a Global Alliance Agreement (GAA) with Intergraph Corp. to use Intergraph’s design and operations software suite for its chemical and pharmaceutical plants worldwide.
BTS offers fully-integrated solutions along the life cycle of chemical and pharmaceutical plants from development through engineering and construction to process optimization for existing plants. Intergraph’s SmartPlant Enterprise suite provides a variety of interoperable, modular applications to engineer, procure, construct, operate and maintain plants from design to decommissioning.
“The Global Alliance Agreement is a milestone in the years of collaboration between BTS and Intergraph. We have used Intergraph solutions previously and the GAA now gives us the necessary flexibility to quickly meet our needs for design projects and make them available globally,” said Dr. Ralf Sick-Sonntag, head of engineering and senior vice president of Bayer Technology Services.
Gerhard Sallinger, president of the Intergraph Process, Power & Marine division, said, “I am pleased that our long-time and successful partnership with Bayer is now formalized with this global agreement. Bayer and Intergraph have always shared the common goals of excellence in products and performance.”
Bayer Technology Services GmbH offers fully-integrated solutions along the life cycle of chemical/pharmaceutical plants – from development through engineering and construction to process optimization for existing plants. The Bayer subsidiary employs nearly 2,200 experts worldwide at its headquarters in Leverkusen and other German locations, as well as in regional offices in Baytown, Texas, USA; Antwerp, Belgium; Mexico City, Mexico; and Shanghai, People's Republic of China. 2006 sales totaled approx. EUR 380 million. Additional information about Bayer Technology Services is available at www.bayertechnology.com.
Intergraph Corporation 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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