Finnish multidisciplinary engineering and information management company Citec has announced its expansion of Intergraph’s SmartPlant® Enterprise throughout several projects and regions. The decision came in response to client demand and is expected to further increase Citec’s reach and accessibility to other potential clients preferably implementing SmartPlant Enterprise solutions.
The multi-year agreement will see Citec expand its current license agreements and purchase additional software licenses for upcoming, client-based projects. The initiative will begin in Finland with the aim of multi-regional expansion.
Citec oil and gas industry area director Sakari Koivuniemi said: "Citec’s vision is to become the most efficient and trusted partner of engineering and project services to the energy industry. One of our key aims is to further enlarge and strongly match Citec’s engineering services with engineering software solutions according to our growing customer demand. We see that Intergraph’s SmartPlant Enterprise fulfills our customers’ needs and consequently raises our competitiveness in energy and oil and gas projects worldwide."
Intergraph process, power and marine president Gerhard Sallinger said: "It is a priority for Intergraph to foster the success of our clients and their partners. It’s a testament to Intergraph’s position in the market and the increasing implementation and success of our solutions that this agreement with Citec has taken place."
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 engineering knowledge at the enterprise level 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%.
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