SmartPlant portfolio will increase plant reliability, reduce down time andimprove work processes
LAS VEGAS, June 4, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — Cellier Activity, a solution provider of the Process Automation Division of ABB France, has chosen Intergraph® SmartPlant® Enterprise to improve the quality of its designs and the overall efficiency in plant operations. As a specialized process engineering company offering its expertise to industries such as paper, paint, lubricants and chemicals, Cellier Activity seeks to increase performance and productivity in its facilities to respond to increasingly demanding markets. The selection of Intergraph solutions includes the applications Intergraph Smart™ 3D, SmartPlant P&ID, SmartPlant Foundation, SmartSketch® and SmartPlant Review.
After a benchmark analysis among several vendors, ABB valued SmartPlant solutions features, its contribution to work process improvements and the positive impact in productivity. ABB purchased a set of tools that could provide better integration among disciplines and a holistic approach to executing design, engineering schematics and document management. The company also valued that SmartPlant is based on Microsoft SQL Server and is not a proprietary database. Intergraph's comprehensive product portfolio will serve the company needs and developments into the future.
"ABB has purchased Intergraph SmartPlant products to increase reliability, reduce down time and maximize output in our facilities, providing better response to increasing demand from the market," said Herve Barlet, Engineering office manager.
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "We see an increasing number of companies choosing long-term strategic engineering solutions that can grow alongside their challenges and needs and adapt to fast-changing markets. We are proud to work with leading technology and systems contractors, such as ABB, in providing reliable technology solutions and services for the future."
Intergraph's SmartPlant Enterprise offers a powerful portfolio of industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solutions, enabling companies in the process, power, and marine industries to capture integrated enterprise-level engineering knowledge for the competitive advantage needed in today's and tomorrow's market. SmartPlant Enterprise solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering efficiency by up to 30 percent. This is why the majority of plants built worldwide are designed using Intergraph solutions.
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The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design tools for plant design according to its global market research study, "Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure: Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2017."
About Cellier Activity from ABB France
Cellier Activity from ABB France, part of ABB Group, offers expertise in a number of industrial processes, with specialization in formulation plants, batch and in line production and associated technologies. Industries served include lubricants, grease, chemicals for pulp and paper, paint, resins, and specialty chemicals. Their scope of services consists in technology package and includes process engineering, design and manufacture of core process equipment and process control systems.
About ABB Group
ABB ( www.abb.com) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 150,000 people.
Intergraph helps the world work smarter. The company's software and solutions improve the lives of millions of people through better facilities, safer communities and more reliable operations.
Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) is the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering software enabling smarter design and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) is the leader in smart solutions for emergency response, utilities, transportation and other global challenges. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.
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