Intergraph Process, Power & Marine has acquired Blue Iron Systems, Inc. of Calgary, Alberta, and its flagship radio-frequency identification (RFID) and bar code product, IronScan. Blue Iron’s founder and staff have joined Intergraph as part of the acquisition and will be based in Calgary.
Blue Iron Systems’ IronScan offers RFID and bar code tagging technologies as part of a fully integrated plug-in for SmartPlant Materials. IronScan is a bolt-on application to SmartPlant Materials that gathers material site data. No integration is required between IronScan and SmartPlant Materials.
IronScan will help Intergraph customers and users of SmartPlant Materials achieve unprecedented efficiency in procurement and supply chain management for both project and asset life cycles. Blue Iron Systems, Inc. brings to Intergraph 15 years of software engineering experience and 10 years of materials management experience with large-scale oil and gas projects.
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