Intergraph® 2012 Australia Commences in Brisbane


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

SYDNEY, Australia, August 27, 2012 -- Intergraph®, the leading global provider of engineering software, opens its annual Intergraph 2012 Australia users’ conference today in Brisbane, Australia, bringing the country’s top process, power, offshore and marine companies together for a day of informative sessions and networking among industry leaders. The conference then continues in Adelaide on Wednesday before wrapping up in Perth at the end of the week. These events are 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 Australia, delivering enhanced safety, quality, interoperability and productivity.

Intergraph 2012 Australia features keynote sessions by Graham Walters of Santos, as well as 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. Intergraph technical experts will also speak, covering the broad Intergraph SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise solution portfolios, giving our engineering customers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments and technology updates.

“With the current energy and resources boom, Australia has one of the fastest-growing advanced economies in the world,” said Franz Kufner, Intergraph PP&M senior vice president for Asia-Pacific. “Australia continues to experience dynamic growth with an increase in large-scale resource projects, and we are committed to meet our customers’ engineering needs for these projects. Intergraph 2012 Australia 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 analysis firm, ranks Intergraph as the global leading supplier of process engineering tools, engineering design tools and engineering design 3D software, according to its “PET Market Analysis and Forecast through 2015.”

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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.

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Eileen Tan
Senior Communications Specialist, Asia-Pacific
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