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Intergraph® PP&M 2013 Global User Group Conferences Attract 6,700 Customers

Worldwide series of events featuring latest solutions held in record 30 countries in 2013

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 6,700 users of Intergraph® Process, Power, & Marine (PP&M) solutions for the power generation, oil and gas, chemical, shipbuilding and metals and mining industries attended user group conferences held in 30 countries throughout 2013. The global series of user conferences featured the latest technology releases from the Intergraph PP&M division. 

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The total includes more than 1,000 PP&M customers attending Hexagon's annual international users' conference, HxGN LIVE 2013, which was held in June at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year, Hexagon's international users' conference, HxGN LIVE 2014, returns to Las Vegas June 2-5, 2014. Registration and information for HxGN LIVE 2014 can be found at www.hxgnlive.com.

User group conferences were held in eight countries of the Americas Region (North America and South America), 13 countries of the Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa Region (EMIA), and nine countries in Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Greater China.

For more information on Intergraph Process, Power & Marine user conferences, visit www.intergraphusersconference.com.

Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "Our conferences offer the opportunity for users from the process, power and marine industries to learn about Intergraph's most current product releases and the benefits they offer for increasing safety, quality, interoperability and productivity. Users can attend keynote presentations about Intergraph's latest offerings and learn how the solutions meet real-world industry needs, while having the chance to network with their peers."

Intergraph SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprises offer a power 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 in today's and tomorrow's market. The integrated suites of SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering efficiency and design productivity by up to 30 percent. Intergraph solutions are endorsed and used by the world's industry leaders.

For users who cannot attend user conferences in person, Intergraph Technical User Forum (TUF) LinkedIn groups provide an online discussion forum for year-round networking between users. To learn more about Intergraph solutions and network with other Intergraph users, visit www.intergraph.com/go/tuf.

 The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design tools for plant design according to its global market research study, "Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure: Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2017."

About Intergraph
Intergraph helps the world work smarter. The company's software and solutions improve the lives of millions of people through better facilities, safer communities and more reliable operations.

Intergraph Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) is the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering software enabling smarter design and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I) is the leader in smart solutions for emergency response, utilities, transportation and other global challenges. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.

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.

© 2014 Intergraph Corporation. All rights reserved. Intergraph is part of Hexagon. Intergraph and the Intergraph logo are registered trademarks of Intergraph Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. Other brands and product names are trademarks of their respective owners.

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