Intergraph® engineering and data management solutions beat competitors’ at the heart of BP engineering provider in Germany
VTA relies on SmartPlant® Enterprise to enhance efficiency through better system configuration, effective tracking and articulated change management07 March 2013
Verfahrenstechnik und Automatisierung GmbH (VTA), an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) provider and 100 percent subsidiary of BP Europa SE, has purchased Intergraph® SmartPlant® Enterprise engineering and schematics suiteand SmartPlant Foundation software and services. VTA sought intelligent solutions for process engineering, instrumentation and electrical engineering and design, as well as information management, to increase its customer-related services and engineering efficiency.
In a more than six-month benchmark process, VTA became convinced that SmartPlant Enterprise solutions were superior to Intergraph’s competitors’ software. VTA valued the system configuration, the integration with other tools and systems, and the effective tracking and change management applications. The first phase will see the implementation of SmartPlant Foundation and SmartPlant P&ID, and afterward the company plans to expand its portfolio to SmartPlant Instrumentation and SmartPlant Electrical Basic.
VTA offers innovative technologies, engineering services and automation technologies, as well as comprehensive application experience in the areas of refineries, petrochemicals, chemicals and environmental. VTA’s range of services covers the entire project portfolio, starting with studies, planning, procurement and installation of quality control through to commissioning. The company’s engineering projects include all areas of plant planning, ranging from feasibility studies, installation quality control through to commissioning support.
“To stay ahead of the game in the broad number of services we provide and in our various areas of interest, we need a flexible and scalable set of solutions that can easily integrate other systems and accommodate rapid change. This is what Intergraph SmartPlant Enterprise offers,” said Nicolas Zartenar, engineering manager at VTA.
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, “We are very proud of our long history of serving EPCs and owner operators in Germany. The deal strengthens Intergraph’s position in BP and the German onshore sector, and it opens new opportunities among VTA regional engineering partners.”
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 Foundation is the world’s No.1 standards-based capital Project Life Cycle Management (cPLM) solution with proven performance in the process, power and marine industries.
The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design solutions for industry according to its “Engineering Design Tools for Industry and Infrastructure Worldwide Outlook Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2016.”
VTA Verfahrenstechnik und Automatisierung GmbH is an independent subsidiary of BP Europa SE. The company staff consists of engineers with many years of practical experience and highly trained, competent employees. As a result, they form the cornerstone of success for our customers. The company’s range of services covers the entire project portfolio, starting with studies, planning, procurement and installation of quality control through to commissioning. Its engineering projects include all areas of plant planning, ranging from feasibility studies, installation quality control through to commissioning support.
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph’s industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company’s software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.
Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions, including ERDAS technologies, to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is an independent subsidiary for SG&I’s U.S. federal business.
Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B; www.hexagon.com), a leading global provider of design, measurement, and visualization technologies that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and present data.
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