HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 15, 2009 – SISGRAPH, the distributor for Intergraph® enterprise engineering and geospatially powered software in Latin America, has opened an office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to meet the service and support demands of Intergraph’s growing customer base.
Sao Paulo-based SISGRAPH is the exclusive distributor for Intergraph Process, Power & Marine enterprise engineering solutions in Brazil. It is also a distributor for Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure geospatial software for public safety and security, government, transportation, utilities and communications, and photogrammetry customers throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and Mexico.
SISGRAPH’s new office in Rio de Janeiro will enable the company to serve Intergraph’s growing regional customer base including renowned Brazilian enterprise engineering software customers and Petrobras, the Brazilian international energy company, as well as the Public Safety Secretariat of Rio de Janeiro State.
In addition to serving Intergraph customers, the two companies also have partnered on major projects such as the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro when they provided emergency incident response, planning and reporting solutions and support for 15 command and control centers.
“In keeping with serving and expanding Intergraph’s global customer base, SISGRAPH’s newly-opened office in Rio de Janeiro will enable Intergraph to further grow and support the needs of our rapidly growing customer base in Brazil and South America,” said Intergraph President and CEO Halsey Wise. “We are delighted to work with SISGRAPH in continuing to bring Intergraph solutions to our customers in this fast-growing and important market.”
“The opening of SISGRAPH’s office in Rio de Janeiro marks the expansion of our firm and our commitment to Intergraph,” said SISGRAPH Marketing Director Fernando Schmiegelow. “We welcome this new location to expand SISGRAPH’s resources and support for Intergraph’s global customers.”
In addition to providing Intergraph solutions and training, SISGRAPH also offers services such as consulting, software development and support from qualified, highly-trained engineering experts. The office will also offer a variety of training courses to promote user education.
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SISGRAPH has been providing Intergraph solutions to Brazil since 1980. SISGRAPH, which is headquartered in São Paulo, provides exclusive sales, consulting, implementation and training services - in its Training Center or in its customers' facilities as well - for all Intergraph Process, Power & Marine products in Brazil and for all Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure products in Latin America and the Caribbean. SISGRAPH's technical team of more than 100 engineers and specialists has deep knowledge of Intergraph products, its applications and the markets to which they are destined. For more information about SISGRAPH, visit www.sisgraph.com.br.
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 into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence. Intergraph’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 and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially-powered solutions to the defense and intelligence, public safety and security, government, transportation, photogrammetry, utilities, and communications industries. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
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