Leading EPC in China chooses SmartPlant® Enterprise to gain further competitive edge
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 23, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — China Chengda Engineering Co. Ltd., the leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company in China, has renewed its Strategic Alliance Agreement with Intergraph®, reaffirming its commitment to a long-term strategic relationship between the two industry leaders. The extension of the agreement allows Chengda access to Intergraph SmartPlant® Enterprise solutions, as well as consulting and ongoing technical support.
The Intergraph SmartPlant Enterprise portfolio used by Chengda includes Intergraph Smart™ 3D, PDS®, SmartPlant Instrumentation, SmartPlant Electrical, SmartPlant Reference Data and SmartPlant Review. This portfolio not only ensures Chengda's position as the preferred EPC company in China, but also meets its growing business demands for increased global competitiveness.
"We have been using Intergraph technology for many years, and we are pleased to extend our long-term strategic relationship with Intergraph," said Chengda officials. "We have achieved great success through the implementation of SmartPlant Enterprise for our engineering projects, and we are confident that SmartPlant Enterprise will continue to deliver tremendous value to our company."
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "Chengda is an industry leader in China, and we are honored that Chengda continues to choose Intergraph as its trusted engineering technology partner. This strategic relationship further validates Intergraph's leading position in the Chinese petrochemical industry, and SmartPlant Enterprise will continue to power Chengda's engineering innovations for a competitive edge in the domestic and international market."
Welch Sun, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine Greater China Region general manager, said, "Chengda is a venerable and powerful EPC company in China, its social status is self-evident; while Intergraph is a technology pioneer in engineering solutions. There is no challenge too great or too difficult that it cannot be overcome by Chengda and Intergraph working together."
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 percent.
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China Chengda Engineering Co. Ltd. is located in Chengdu, the famous cultural city in southwest China. Chengda was formally known as No. 8 Design Institute of the Ministry of Chemical Industry and was established in 1950s. Over the decades, Chengda has grown into an international engineering corporation mainly engaged in engineering design activities. www.chengda.com.
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