Learn, Grow, Connect at the Intergraph® PP&M 2014 User Conference

 

Cloud computing, brownfield plant modernization, integration, globalization of engineering projects and collaboration fill a comprehensive program

YOKOHAMA, Japan, July 8, 2014 – Intergraph®, the leading global provider of engineering software, opens its annual user conferences, Intergraph PP&M Asia-Pacific 2014, today in Yokohama, Japan. To be attended by more than 2,000 delegates from the region’s process, power and marine engineering sectors, the series continues to ten cities across Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Australia, Korea, Singapore and Indonesia.

Built on the theme of "Learn, Grow, Connect", Intergraph PP&M Japan 2014 provides engineering customers with a unique opportunity to connect with the industry’s experts, learn about the latest engineering developments and leverage best practices from other companies.

Intergraph PP&M 2014 features keynote sessions by customers Toyo Engineering, Chiyoda and JGC, and the Institute of JUSE (I-JUSE). Intergraph’s Executive Vice President of PP&M Asia-Pacific, Franz Kufner, will present an outlook for energy in the region, talking about the drivers and emerging technology trends. Several Intergraph technical specialists will address issues such as digitizing a large brownfield plant, exploiting the value of the digital plant asset, and securing advantage in a global market from the power of smart engineering. The comprehensive program also covers cloud computing, integration and collaboration.

"Japan is a strategically important market for both Intergraph PP&M and for the global economy. Being home to some of the world’s largest engineering companies Japan is of vital importance to our Asia Pacific business and for the future of the energy sector in general," said Kufner. "We are excited to be sharing our perspective on emerging industry trends while we are here, including cloud technologies and brownfield modernization. We also look forward to our continued partnership with owner operators and engineering firms in Japan."

The conferences are held by Intergraph’s Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) division that for over 30 years has provided local expertise and services to support engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies and owner operators (O/Os) executing projects and operating facilities in Japan, delivering enhanced safety, quality, interoperability and productivity.

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 design tools for plant design according to its global market research study, "Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure: Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2017."

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About Intergraph
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.

Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) is the world’s leading provider of enterprise engineering software enabling smarter design and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) is the leader in smart solutions for emergency response, utilities, transportation and other global challenges. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.

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

David Cryer
Director of Marketing, Asia-Pacific
+61 2 9956 4011
david.cryer@intergraph.com

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