IHI E&C International Corporation Selects Intergraph® SmartPlant® Foundation
and SmartPlant Materials as Corporate Standard to Fulfill its Data Management
and Material Management Requirements
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 21, 2013
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --IHI E&C International
Corporation ("IHI E&C") of Houston, Texas, a wholly owned subsidiary of IHI
Corporation, has selected Intergraph^® SmartPlant^® Foundation as its standard
life cycle engineering document and data management solution. IHI E&C also has
chosen Intergraph SmartPlant Materials following an evaluation of its legacy
materials management tool, measured against Intergraph's industry-leading
materials management technology.
IHI E&C will use SmartPlant Foundation and SmartPlant Materials in the
execution and delivery of its projects, including front end engineering
development (FEED) studies and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)
IHI E&C selected SmartPlant Foundation after determining that it is one of the
more technically superior solutions available in the marketplace. SmartPlant
Foundation's capabilities will support all of the company's requirements,
including the management and implementation of engineering changes for
enhanced safety, improved quality of data and increased productivity and
Both SmartPlant Materials and SmartPlant Foundation have been adopted as
corporate standard solutions by IHI E&C. The implementation of Intergraph's
solutions began in April and was completed in July.
Iain Christie, Senior Director of Project Services at IHI E&C, commented, "We
have selected Intergraph SmartPlant Foundation and SmartPlant Materials to
satisfy our data management and material management requirements on all
upcoming projects. Not only will SmartPlant Foundation allow us to manage our
day-to-day document management requirements, but it will also greatly assist
with the production of final project documentation for our clients."
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "IHI
E&C's selection of SmartPlant Foundation for document management and
SmartPlant Materials for materials management validates that our solutions
surpass competitors' systems. Intergraph provides a long-term data-centric
strategy, and IHI E&C appreciated that we offer tactical and strategic
solutions to assist in the growth of its organization."
SmartPlant Foundation is the world's No.1 standards-based capital Project Life
Cycle Management (cPLM) solutions with proven performance in the process,
power, and marine industries. It has been selected as the information
management and integration system of choice by hundreds of companies, EPC
organizations, and owner operators worldwide in projects both large and small.
For more information about SmartPlant Foundation, visit
SmartPlant Materials is the only solution available on the market that fully
supports the unique materials management processes needed in the process,
power, and marine industries, offering a total materials management and
subcontract management solution for their plants and projects. It is proven
technology and has been adopted by industry-leading engineering firms around
the world – users of SmartPlant Materials report improved procurement
efficiency with lower risks and costs through accurate and effective materials
management. For more information about SmartPlant Materials, visit
Intergraph Technical User Forum (TUF) LinkedIn groups provide an online
discussion forum for year-round networking between users. To learn more about
SmartPlant Foundation and SmartPlant Materials 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 solutions for
industry according to its "Engineering Design Tools for Industry and
Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2016."
About IHI E&C
IHI E&C provides engineering and construction services to the global oil and
gas industry, specializing in design, engineering, procurement, construction
and project management for the gas processing, LNG, power, petrochemicals and
chemicals, refining, synthesis gas and mining markets. IHI E&C is based in
Houston, Texas. To learn more, please go to www.ihi-ec.com.
IHI Corporation (IHI) is a global engineering, construction and manufacturing
company with approximately 27,000 employees in more than 10 manufacturing
centers in Japan, 18 branches and sales offices in Japan, 14 offices and 142
subsidiaries worldwide. For more information, visit
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 an independent subsidiary for SG&I's
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
For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
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and in other countries. Other brands and product names are trademarks of their
Contact: Jerry Felts, Communications Manager, PP&M, +1.256.730.3074,
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