LAS VEGAS, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies from Australia, Europe and Asia received the top prizes in the annual Golden Valve and Platinum Pipe Awards customer competitions sponsored by Intergraph®. The awards were presented here during Hexagon 2012, the annual user conference for Intergraph's Process, Power & Marine division and Hexagon AB's other businesses.
The Golden Valve Awards Competition annually recognizes the most innovative and well-executed uses of software supported by Intergraph Process, Power & Marine. The competition is open to all SmartPlant® Enterprise and SmartMarine® Enterprise engineering design software users and the subject matter must relate to the process, power, offshore or shipbuilding industries.
WorleyParsons Ltd. (ASX: WOR) received "Best of Show" in the 12th annual Intergraph Golden Valve Awards Competition for the company's intricately detailed view of a process facility produced using SmartPlant 3D, SmartPlant P&ID, SmartPlant Review, SmartPlant Electrical, SmartPlant Instrumentation and SmartPlant Foundation. WorleyParsons' winning entry was submitted by Rhys Ryan in the Discipline-specific category. With headquarters in North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, WorleyParsons is a provider of professional services to the resources and energy sectors and process industries.The Platinum Pipe Awards Competition annually recognizes the most innovative automation ideas for SmartPlant 3D and SmartMarine 3D (collectively known as Smart 3D), or SmartPlant P&ID, SmartPlant Electrical and SmartPlant Instrumentation (referred to as SmartPlant Engineering & Schematics). Spain's Empresarios Agrupados and Samsung Heavy Industries Ltd. of Korea (KOSPI: SHI) earned first prize in the third annual Platinum Pipe Awards Competition in the Engineering & Schematics and 3D categories, respectively. Empresarios Agrupados, a diversified international architect-engineering organization with headquarters in Madrid, Spain, claimed first place in the 2D Engineering & Schematics category. Its winning entry featured a numbers of automations on SmartPlant P&ID, creating a customized system in compliance with all the requirements needed to be used in projects, either standalone or integrated with SmartPlant Foundation, SmartPlant 3D and SmartPlant Instrumentation. The entry was submitted by Juan Garcia Rendon. Second place in Engineering & Schematics was presented to Sinopec Ningbo Engineering Company Limited ( China) and third place to SNERDI I&C Group ( China). Samsung Heavy Industries, a SmartMarine 3D user since 2004, claimed first prize for the third year in a row with its win in the 3D Design category. Its winning entry, submitted by ByungCheon, Min, used SmartMarine 3D to develop a lifting lug modeling and consistency check program.