(EnergyAsia, July 9 2012, Monday) — US-based Intergraph said it has expanded its Kuala Lumpur office in Malaysia to support customers in implementing SmartPlant® and SmartMarine® Enterprise suites of engineering solutions.

Boosted by a vibrant oil and gas industry with a strong international presence, the Malaysian economy has experienced strong growth in recent years.

Intergraph said its expanded dedicated team provides technical expertise for successful implementations of its integrated SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise suites of solutions to support the growth in oil, gas, power and marine sector projects

“Malaysia is an important market for us and we welcome the expansion of Intergraph in the country,” said Grant McPherson, engineering manager for Vietnam operations and department manager for piping design in Malaysia at Ranhill WorleyParsons.

“Intergraph’s increased presence in Malaysia will foster a closer partnership with Ranhill WorleyParsons, and enable us to leverage the industry expertise of a global leader in the enterprise engineering software market for continued success.”

Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said:

“The expansion of the Intergraph office in Kuala Lumpur brings us closer to our customers in Malaysia and the region, enabling us to deliver superior support in the integrated engineering approach of our next-generation SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprise solutions.”

SmartPlant and SmartMarine Enterprises offer a portfolio of industry-leading design and data management solutions that enable companies in the process, power, offshore and marine industries to capture integrated engineering knowledge at the enterprise level.