Intergraph® PP&M Japan 2013 Commences


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

SYDNEY, Australia, July 11, 2013 – Intergraph®, the leading global provider of engineering software, opens its annual Intergraph PP&M Japan 2013 user conference today in Yokohama, Japan, bringing together Japan’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 over 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 Japan, delivering enhanced safety, quality, interoperability and productivity.

Intergraph PP&M Japan 2013 features customer keynote sessions by JGC Corporation, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co., Ltd., Chiyoda Corporation and TOYO Engineering Corporation. Patrick Holcomb, the PP&M division’s executive vice president of global business development, will address how our customers can gain real business advantage throughout the project life cycle. Several Intergraph technical experts will also speak at the event. Intergraph PP&M Japan 2013 gives our engineering customers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments and leverage best practices from other companies.

"Japan is home to some of the world’s biggest engineering companies and continues to be an engineering powerhouse in the global economy," said Franz Kufner, Intergraph PP&M senior vice president for Asia-Pacific. "It is a key market for us to support in Asia-Pacific, and Intergraph PP&M Japan 2013 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® Enterprise offer a powerful portfolio in 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 improve engineering efficiency and design productivity by 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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