HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph® has formally opened the newly-expanded Intergraph office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This expansion ensures that Intergraph is fully equipped to support customers in Malaysia, enabling them to implement SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise suites of engineering solutions for enhanced productivity in their local projects.
The economy of Malaysia – the third-largest economy in Southeast Asia – has experienced strong growth, boosted by a vibrant oil and gas industry. The Malaysian government strongly encourages foreign oil company participation through production sharing contracts, resulting in about 40 percent of oil fields in Malaysia getting developed. Intergraph's expanded presence in Malaysia will help to support the growth in local oil and gas projects, with a dedicated team providing technical expertise for successful implementations of the integrated SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise suites of solutions. Intergraph will continue to support both local and global companies in the growing Malaysian market across the process, power and marine industries.
"Malaysia is an important market for us and we welcome the expansion of Intergraph in the country," said Grant McPherson, engineering manager for Vietnam operations and department manager for piping design in Malaysia at Ranhill WorleyParsons. "Intergraph's increased presence in Malaysia will foster a closer partnership with Ranhill WorleyParsons, and enable us to leverage the industry expertise of a global leader in the enterprise engineering software market for continued success."
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "The expansion of the Intergraph office in Kuala Lumpur brings us closer to our customers in Malaysia and the region, enabling us to deliver superior support in the integrated engineering approach of our next-generation SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise solutions. With dedicated local support, this will ensure smoother implementations of Intergraph technology for enhanced safety, quality and productivity of local engineering projects in Malaysia."
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 by 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."
WorleyParsons is a leading provider of professional services to the resources and energy sectors and complex process industries. The company's services cover the full asset spectrum both in size and life cycle – from the creation of new assets to services that sustain and enhance operating assets. As resource projects continue to grow in size and complexity, WorleyParsons is one of the few global companies with the resources, technical capabilities and systems to meet the demands of large-scale projects. www.worleyparsons.com
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 and classified business.
Intergraph is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexagon AB (Nordic exchange: HEXA B). For more information, visit www.intergraph.com and www.hexagon.com.
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