HUNTSVILLE, Ala., December 9, 2014 – Neste Jacobs, a preferred solutions provider in project management and control, engineering, procurement, construction, installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning solutions for a wide range of industries in the oil and gas, petrochemicals, chemicals and biotechnology fields, has entered into a multi-year agreement to use Intergraph® solutions globally. The company seeks to position itself as the go-to provider of engineering solutions in the increasingly competitive international marketplace by expanding their use of Intergraph solutions in its projects worldwide.
Neste Jacobs is a longtime user of Intergraph solutions and is committed to establishing global expertise in Intergraph Smart™ 3D, Intergraph’s next-generation, data-centric and rule-driven 3D design tool. The Intergraph SmartPlant® Enterprise portfolio utilized by Neste Jacobs includes all the main 3D and schematic design systems together with the system integration layer and tools required to efficiently maintain and develop the design environments of these systems. This portfolio ensures Neste Jacobs’ position as the preferred project management and control, engineering, procurement, construction, installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning solutions provider for medium-sized projects.
Teppo Kainulainen, Neste Jacobs’ Head of Engineering, said, “Neste Jacobs has been a longtime supporter of Intergraph solutions. Solutions from Intergraph are highly sought by owner operators and after identifying market trends and seeing the strong adoption of Intergraph technology, Neste Jacobs decided to extend the agreement globally to capture business opportunities and establish a worldwide offering.”
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, “The continuing relationship between Intergraph and Neste Jacobs has provided both companies the opportunity to work on tool advancements and share technology developments that are key to improving sector efficiency and easing challenges in the global marketplace.”
Intergraph’s SmartPlant Enterprise offers a powerful portfolio of industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solutions, enabling companies in the process, power, and marine industries to capture integrated engineering knowledge at the enterprise level for the competitive advantage needed in today’s and tomorrow’s market. SmartPlant Enterprise solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering efficiency by up to 30 percent.
Intergraph Technical User Forum (TUF) LinkedIn groups provide an online discussion forum for year-round networking between users. To learn more about Intergraph solutions and network with other Intergraph users, visit www.intergraph.com/go/tuf.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering solutions for plant design (process, power and marine), according to its “Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2018.”
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About Neste Jacobs
Neste Jacobs is a preferred solution provider of high-quality technology, engineering and project services for a wide range of industries in the oil and gas, petrochemicals, chemicals and biotechnology fields. It has more than 50 years of experience in technology development and industrial investment projects as well as maintenance and performance improvement in Europe, North and South America, Asia and the Middle East. In addition to the Nordic countries, Neste Jacobs is looking to grow in the expanding markets of the Middle East and Russia in particular. The company employs more than 1,000 professionals globally. www.nestejacobs.com.
Intergraph helps the world work smarter. The company’s software and solutions improve the lives of millions of people through better facilities, safer communities and more reliable operations.
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