Intergraph® 2012 Korea Commences in Seoul


Engineering experts convene at industry-leading conferences to discuss safety, quality, interoperability and productivity

SYDNEY, Australia, Sept. 4, 2012 – Intergraph®, the leading global provider of engineering software, opens its annual Intergraph 2012 Korea users' conference today in Seoul, South Korea, bringing the country's top process, power and marine companies together for two days of informative sessions and networking among industry leaders. The event is sponsored by Intergraph's Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) division, which for nearly 30 years has provided local expertise and services to support engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies and owner operators executing projects and operating facilities in South Korea, delivering enhanced safety, quality, interoperability and productivity.

Intergraph 2012 Korea features keynote sessions by Hun Cheol Cheon of Korea EximBank and Hyo Won Suh of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, as well as Gerhard Sallinger, president of Intergraph PP&M; Charles Evans, chief technology officer and executive vice president of development for Intergraph PP&M; and Franz Kufner, senior vice president of Intergraph PP&M Asia-Pacific. The conference also features customer presentations by process, power and marine industry representatives from major organisations, such as Daelim Industrial Company Limited, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, Inha University, Hyundai Engineering Company Limited, SK Engineering & Construction and others. Intergraph 2012 Korea gives our engineering customers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments and leverage best practices from other companies.

"South Korea is the world's largest shipbuilding nation and also home to several big-name engineering firms, so it is a very important market for Intergraph," said Franz Kufner, Intergraph PP&M senior vice president for Asia-Pacific. "As a demonstration of our commitment and dedication to our customers, we recently expanded the Intergraph Global Marine Centre in Busan, the heart of shipbuilding industry in South Korea, and this centre of excellence will support customers in Korea and throughout the world for their marine and offshore projects. Intergraph 2012 Korea provides the opportunity to show our customers how our industry-leading solutions can help them enhance safety, improve quality, enable interoperability, boost productivity, reduce timelines and ensure data accuracy across the facility life cycle."

Intergraph's SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprises offer a powerful portfolio of industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solutions, enabling companies in the process, power, offshore and marine industries to capture integrated engineering knowledge at the enterprise level for the competitive advantage needed in today's and tomorrow's market. The integrated suites of SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering efficiency and design productivity of up to 30 percent. Intergraph solutions are endorsed and used by the world's industry leaders.

The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph® as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design solutions for industry according to its "Engineering Design Tools for Industry and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2016."

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About Intergraph
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 to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company'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, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions, including ERDAS technologies, to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation responsible for the SG&I U.S. federal business.

Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B), a leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data.

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Eileen Tan
Senior Communications Specialist, Asia-Pacific
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