Jul 26, 2011

Intergraph® 2011 Greater China Commences

Intergraph®, the leading global provider of engineering software, has opened Intergraph 2011 Greater China today in Qingdao, China, bringing together China’s top businesses and organisations for four days of informative sessions and networking among industry leaders.

Intergraph 2011 Greater China will be held July 25-28 at InterContinental Hotel in Qingdao. The industry-leading user conference will feature keynote sessions by Intergraph global and regional management, and process, power and marine industry representatives from major organisations, including SINOPEC Engineering Incorporation, SINOPEC Ningbo Engineering Company, China Power Engineering Consulting Group, Shengli Engineering and Consulting Company Limited, China National Offshore Oil Corporation, Wison Group Holding Limited, Luoyang Petrochemical Engineering Corporation, China Offshore Oil Engineering Corporation, Shanghai Nuclear Engineering Research and Design Institute and East China Electric Power Design Institute. This conference will give Intergraph’s engineering customers a unique opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments, and leverage best practices from other companies.

Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, “China is the world’s second-largest economy and the fastest-growing major economy, and it is a global leader in industrial output. It is an important market to be in, and Intergraph is pleased to continue supporting our Chinese customers in the process, power and marine industries. Intergraph 2011 Greater China gives our customers a platform to learn about the latest business solutions to meet any challenges, while enhancing their global competitiveness and driving continued business growth in a thriving economy.”

“Intergraph’s industry-leading SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise engineering solutions can enhance safety, improve quality, boost productivity, reduce timelines, and ensure data accuracy across the facility lifecycle,” said Franz Kufner, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine senior vice president in Greater China. “Our customers have always been Intergraph’s key focus, and Intergraph 2011 Greater China will inspire new levels of innovation in engineering technology to address their needs in an increasingly competitive business environment. We look forward to welcoming our customers and other industry leaders from around China and the Asia-Pacific region at this conference, and to deliver a valuable education experience for continued leadership and success in the years to come.”

SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise offer a powerful portfolio of industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solution, 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 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 the No. 1 overall engineering design 3D software and process engineering tools (PET) provider worldwide according to its PET Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast through 2013.