Huntsville, Ala. - Intergraph Corporation today announced the availability of SmartPlant 3D 2007. SmartPlant 3D delivers increased designer productivity for initial modeling, detail design and design modifications, and reduced time to produce and update intelligent drawings.
With extended design automation capabilities to drive productivity during 3D plant design, SmartPlant 3D 2007 supports tight integration with the SmartPlant Enterprise portfolio. Among other enhancements for all design disciplines and automatic drawing production the new version include new modeling functions which extend the capabilities of SmartPlant 3D to meet the unique structural requirements of power plants, pharmaceutical projects and offshore projects.
“Intergraph continues to extend, improve and provide new capabilities and performance with this next-generation 3D plant design solution. SmartPlant 3D continues to transform the way designers undertake 3D plant modeling, empowering customers with schedule reduction, increased designer productivity and increased engineering quality,” noted Patrick Holcomb, executive vice president of Intergraph Process, Power & Marine. “With this key component of SmartPlant Enterprise, Intergraph is offering even greater levels of data integrity and application integration across the entire SmartPlant portfolio.”
Adoption of SmartPlant 3D is growing quickly. With SmartPlant 3D, organizations are addressing human resources shortages and longer-term competitiveness, and they are benefiting from improved productivity. Worldwide, sales of SmartPlant 3D have grown aggressively due to customer satisfaction: 2006 saw 200% growth over the previous year.