KBR, a leading global technology, engineering, procurement and construction company, has selected and implemented Intergraph Smart™ 3D from Intergraph® Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) to improve the execution of key projects for the design and construction of offshore platforms and large LNG liquefaction plants around the globe.
The company chose Smart 3D and Intergraph’s enterprise suite of applications, SmartPlant® Enterprise, to facilitate its goals of improving data quality and design consistency to benefit customers. Intergraph’s flagship solution provides KBR with a single, integrated, collaborative design and fabrication knowledge management environment specialized for offshore design and fabrication. KBR will expand its use of Smart 3D onto other offshore and onshore projects in the future.
KBR Vice President of Engineering M.L. Morrow said, “We aim to optimize design efficiency and ensure that KBR is meeting the needs of our clients in the highly competitive offshore market. This is the reason why we opted for Intergraph’s enterprise suite covering the full project life cycle from engineering, procurement and project planning to fabrication, construction and project completion.”
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, “We are pleased to further extend our partnership with KBR and honored it chose the world’s most advanced 3D design solution for the design and construction of its large and complex projects around the world, both offshore and onshore.”
Smart 3D is the most advanced and productive 3D design solution that effectively enables optimized design, increasing safety, quality and productivity, while shortening project schedules. Companies in these industries often report as much as a 30 percent improvement in overall engineering design productivity.
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