Whessoe Engineering Limited Enhances Engineering Document Management with Intergraph® SmartPlant® Foundation

16 February 2017

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., January 24, 2017

Whessoe Engineering Limited, a global technology and engineering company, has implemented Intergraph® SmartPlant® Foundation to modernize engineering information management.

As a top global engineering and technology company, Whessoe Engineering Limited’s project scope has been growing both in complexity and geographical diversity. The company was searching for a modern engineering information management system that offered flexibility and provided a centralized database where all the engineering information, data, and documents could be saved. Whessoe Engineering Limited also was keen to improve data security, integrity and the ability to more efficiently locate engineering information.

As a user of Intergraph Process, Power & Marine 2D schematics and 3D design software, Whessoe Engineering Limited was familiar with the high quality and ease-of-use of the Intergraph suite of products. SmartPlant Foundation was chosen to replace the existing in-house software for its document management capabilities and the potential for creating a complete and integrated information management system in the future. In addition, the integration capability and the ability to enable sharing of engineering data across all engineering platforms was paramount for the company.

Whessoe Engineering Limited currently uses Intergraph software on a global Project Management Consultation project covering multiple geographies, including South Korea, the Middle East and the United Kingdom. The company will be building all of its future projects on the SmartPlant Foundation platform.

Commenting on the decision to select Intergraph’s engineering information management solution as their in-house engineering information management system, Len Taylor, CEO, Whessoe Engineering Limited said, “SmartPlant Foundation has exceeded our expectations. We have been particularly impressed with how quickly we can set up new projects and the assistance provided by the team at Intergraph who have helped make the transition as smooth as possible.”

Mattias Stenberg, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, “I am pleased to see how we helped Whessoe Engineering to improve data security and integrity by supporting the modernization of its engineering information management.”

SmartPlant Foundation is the Intergraph total solution for plant information management. It ensures secure access to plant information, including engineering designs, vendor data, purchase orders, RFQs, specification sheets, and all ancillary documents. For more information about SmartPlant Foundation, visit ppm.intergraph.com/products/information-management-product-family/smartplant-foundation.

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 its capabilities, http://ppm.intergraph.com/technical-user-forums.

The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering solutions for plant design (process, power and marine), according to its “Engineering Design Tools for Plants & Infrastructure Global Market Research Study Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2020.”


About Whessoe Engineering Limited

Whessoe Engineering Limited, a subsidiary of Samsung C&T, is a global technology and engineering company serving hydrocarbons, and energy sectors for LNG and other cryogenic hydrocarbons. Whessoe Engineering is a global company with head offices in the UK, with customers across the world. To learn more about Whessoe Engineering Limited, visit www.whessoe.co.uk.


About Intergraph Process, Power & Marine

Soon to be rebranded simply as Hexagon PPM, the Intergraph Process, Power & Marine division of Hexagon is the leading global provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities.

Process, Power & Marine is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity improvements across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

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