Develop quick, easy, and intelligent 2D plant designs with Intergraph® CADWorx® DraftPro™!
HOUSTON, Texas, January 9, 2012 – Develop quick, easy, and intelligent 2D plant designs with Intergraph® CADWorx® DraftPro™!
What is CADWorx DraftPro?
CADWorx DraftPro is a newly released Intergraph product, an intelligent AutoCAD®-based plant design package that is offered for free for the plant design and engineering community. CADWorx DraftPro is easy to learn and use, it uses the same piping specifications as CADWorx Plant Professional and even works with multiple versions of AutoCAD.
Ten reasons why you should start using CADWorx DraftPro:
- Create your 2D plant layouts, sections, elevations, and plans efficiently
- Connect your items easily and break your piping automatically
- Use hundreds of specifications in metric and imperial formats
- Customize and draw your components on demand
- Easily modify your piping specifications with intuitive spec editor
- Adapt your files to any language that you need
- Work with any supported version of AutoCAD
- Quickly upgrade to 3D and convert those specs
- Create accurate user-configurable bills of materials
- Completely FREE product!
Intergraph® announces CADWorx and Analysis user competition winners
HOUSTON, Texas, August 10, 2011 – Intergraph has announced the winners of the 2011
Drivers of Success Competition, selected by judges from among submissions from users of
Intergraph CADWorx®, CAESAR II®, and PV Elite®. The top three winners to be honored at
CADWorx & Analysis University 2011 on September 19-21 in Houston, Texas, USA, are
Harder Mechanical Contractors of Portland, Oregon, USA for CADWorx; Mott MacDonald of
India for CAESAR II; and Larsen and Toubro of India for PV Elite. Harder Mechanical Contractors
used CADWorx for 3D modeling and design of a California chemical plant. Mott MacDonald used
CAESAR II on a key project to analyze stresses in piping systems and for producing automatic
isometric drawings. Larsen and Toubro leveraged Intergraph PV Elite in designing vessels
and related process equipment for a major project. These winners receive a complimentary
round trip to CAU2011 including airfare, hotel accommodations, and conference fees.
Each of two runners up in each product line receive an Apple® iPod® Touch.
CADWorx ® Analysis University (CAU2011) is a global user-oriented plant design and
engineering conference with 55+ sessions, including demonstrations, user presentations,
and interactive labs on CAD and engineering analysis. For information about CAU2011,
including registration and sessions, visit http://www.cau2011.com/.
Intergraph® CAESAR II® Productivity Training course on September 12-16 in Houston, Texas to focus on static pipe stress analysis
HOUSTON, Texas, August 2, 2011 – Intergraph will conduct a CAESAR II Productivity
Training course on September 12-16, 2011 in Houston, Texas. This course provides
managers, engineers, and designers involved in piping design and pipe stress analysis with
knowledge about static considerations based on case studies developed from helping
thousands of users solve real-world problems. Attendees will learn how to apply CAESAR II
for cost-effective piping design by using the software to analyze and address actual
Course contents include piping code requirements for piping models; pipe and pipeline
analysis; modeling and analysis of transmission lines, jacketed risers, FRP piping systems;
and more. Attendees receive 35 Professional Development Hours upon completion of the
For information and registration details, visit
ECE Opens CADWorx Office in Tulsa, Oklahoma
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - OCTOBER 20, 2010 - ECE Design, an Intergraph CADWorx and Analysis Solutions (ICAS) Global Network Partner, announced today continued growth and expansion in the Intergraph CADWorx and Analysis Solutions Marketplace. On October 20, 2010, Greg Silva joined ECE Design to expand its office locations into Oklahoma.
Bill Vasey, President of ECE Design, states "With Greg's background in petrol-chemical, refineries, gas processing, pipelines, terminals and many other plant designs, ECE gains another valuable sales and technical resource for its customers in Oklahoma and the surrounding region."
Greg Silva comes to ECE with over 25 years of Piping Design experience and provides a strong local technical resource in the Central United States. As the President of the Tulsa AutoCAD User Group since 1997 and a Certified AutoCAD Professional, Greg adds another level of Technical Sales and Support Professionalism to ECE and our CADWorx Users.
John Brinlee, Director of Business Development, states "Since ECE Design is now an ICAS Global Network Partner with the ability to sell products throughout the United States, hiring Greg allows us to quickly and easily support our growing customer base in the region. Greg has been interacting and training CADWorx Users for many years with great success, so it was only natural for us to add him to our team of industry professionals."
Intergraph® Discovery Tour events in Denver on October 12 and Salt Lake City on October 14 to feature CADWorx® Plant Design Suite
HOUSTON, Texas, October 6, 2010 – Intergraph will host Discovery Tour events on October 12, 2010 in Denver, Colorado and October 14, 2010 in Salt Lake City, Utah that will feature overviews of Intergraph CADWorx® Plant Design Suite and a preview of the upcoming release of CADWorx 2011, due for release this fall. Attendees will also see presentations featuring the unique design and engineering integration that exists between CADWorx and Intergraph CAESAR II®, the world’s most widely used pipe stress analysis software; and Intergraph PV Elite™ for vessel and heat exchanger analysis. These sessions will outline how Intergraph solutions are helping break down barriers between engineering and design by helping both groups share information seamlessly in an integrated work environment. There will also be a discussion regarding plans and visions for this integration in the SmartPlant® Enterprise environment.
The events are being co-sponsored by ECE Design, the Intergraph CADWorx & Analysis Solutions Global Network Partner in the region.
2009, 12 - Gary Mellinger and John Brinlee to Join ECE Design January 1, 2010
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - DECEMBER 17, 2009 - ECE Design announced today their expansion in the COADE Plant Design Marketplace. On January 1, 2010, Gary Mellinger (formerly of MELLINGER & ASSOCIATES) and John Brinlee (formerly of COADE) will join ECE Design to expand office locations into Texas and Louisiana. Bill Vasey, President of ECE Design, states "Joining forces with Gary and John will provide COADE customers with the most knowledgeable Plant Design force in COADE Dealer history."
Gary Mellinger comes to ECE with over 30 years of experience in the Plant Design Sector. Since 1995, Mellinger & Associates has been selling, training, integrating and supporting the CADWorx product line. Gary stated, "I am excited about merging my company into ECE because now I can provide customers more resources and solutions."
John Brinlee comes to ECE Design direct from COADE with a desire to "reenter the distribution channel and focus more on the integration aspects of CADWorx with the most proactive COADE reseller in the world". Over the last 10 years, John's real-world experience in plant design is readily apparent from the thousands of technical product presentations to the hundreds of training sessions he has performed around the world as Sales Manager for Plant Design Solutions at COADE.
CMO of ECE Design
About ECE Design
ECE is a mechanical, electrical and software integration company that resells and develops software for multiple plant design and engineering disciplines. ECE is trusted throughout the US and Canada to deliver software engineering solutions that leverage companies' existing infrastructure to improve overall productivity. ECE's training, implementation services and software product line includes: COADE CADWorx, Intergraph, and Synergis ADEPT Document Management. In addition, ECE Design sells and supports the PIDMO and PLANTMO-CAD Productivity Tools for CADWorx.
For more information, visit www.ecedesign.com.
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2009, 1 - PLANTMO Pipe Support Module Released
Chicago, January 26, 2009 – ECE Design announced today an updated edition of its PLANTMO software. This software is an Add-on for CADWorx PLANT Professional which enables users to leverage the component information within 3D Piping Models. PLANTMO now offers users the ability to define unique piping supports, assign illustrations and maintain bills of material. In addition, the automated pricing features will tally up the cost of each support design and the overall support hardware cost on a project. All the support design data is easily imported and exported using Excel worksheets.
2008, 10 - PIMDO Introduction
HOUSTON--(Business Wire) - COADE announced today that ECE Solutions introduced its new PIDMO product as part of its exhibit participation during COADE's CADWorx User Conference in Houston on October 20-22. ECE Solutions, based in Chicago, Illinois, USA, participated as one of a select group of exhibitors as a way to introduce the product to the 300+ plant designers and engineers from 26 countries in attendance.