HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 06, 2013
ŠKODA JS, an engineering provider for the nuclear sector in the Czech Republic and abroad, has purchased Intergraph® SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators (SPO) to better execute significant engineering projects. The specific solutions include SPO Core and the Requirement Management and Traceability modules. ŠKODA JS has been assigned to carry out the instrumentation and control renovation projects for the NPP Dukovany site and the completion of the newly built NPP Mochovce 3 and 4 sites.
After a long period of technology evaluation, Intergraph SPO Core solution and the Requirements Management & Traceability solution have been selected as the most suitable tool to store, track and relate requirements, designs, licensing bases and other plant documentation in a complex and demanding environment.
With this solution, ŠKODA JS will have a direct “line-of-sight” with each requirement and the affected plant systems, structures, components and associated documentation, so users can quickly and easily assess the impact of any change in either the plant design or requirements. This is critical for operating in such a highly regulated sector as the nuclear power industry.
“The power demand is growing fast in the Czech Republic, and Intergraph’s SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators solution offers us a dynamic and integrated tools to optimize our work processes during the whole life cycle of the plant,” said Jiří Janeček, director of ŠKODA JS, I&C Division.
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, “This collaboration with ŠKODA JS strengthens the position of Intergraph Process, Power & Marine as the leading provider of enterprise engineering information systems, specifically tailored to the needs of nuclear industry. Our SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators solution performance will provide a good reference for further expansion into the Czech and Eastern Europe power industry.”
Leading plant owners choose SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators to enable them to rapidly implement Intergraph’s preconfigured business processes to support both CAPEX and OPEX phases of the plant life cycle. SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators is specifically designed for asset owners with an integrated suite of design and data management solutions to enhance plant safety, reliability, and interoperability, while ensuring information integrity across the owner operator system landscape.
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