Plant Design Solutions Partners with EDGE Solid Solutions

Plant Design Solutions to market and support Plant EDGE, P&ID EDGE and EDGE BOM

Plant Design Solutions, founded in 2009 with offices in Houston, Texas, and Milford, New Hampshire, is a provider of engineering software products, services and solutions for the power and process industries. Plant Design Solutions provides such services as consulting, sales and licensing, and implementation and training. Products it provides include Leica Geosystems, DotProduct, Applied Flow Technology and Intergraph Software.

On the subject of Intergraph Software, Plant Design Solutions lists itself as the fastest growing Intergraph global network partner and reseller in the United States. They also recently announced a new partnership with EDGE Solid Solutions in which Plant Design Solutions will market and support the applications developed by EDGE Solid Solutions: Plant EDGE, P&ID EDGE and EDGE BOM, which are purpose-built for project managers and CADWorx designers to improve visibility and interaction with their projects. EDGE Solid Solutions is a division of IMAGE Custom Engineering Consultants, also based in Houston.

Plant EDGE highlights include:

  • Sort, filter, group by any combination of columns
  • Smart line, equipment, valve, instrument tags
  • Smart BOM item bubbling utility
  • Enhanced weight and CG calculation method
  • Powerful search features
  • Zoom to, flash, hide and show selected entities
  • Drills down to pull in x-ref data
  • Tail dimension base point location audit

P&ID EDGE highlights include:

  • Sort, filter, group by any combination of columns
  • Save multiple user-defined views of any table
  • Create updateable multi-line text using DB field values
  • Powerful search features
  • Zoom to, flash, hide and show selected entities
  • Export/import any table data to/from Excel
  • Drag-and-drop attachment of documents to multiple entities
  • Keeps history of every database update

EDGE BOM provides a template-based consolidated bill of materials (BOM) reporting and 3D model material tracking that defines material variations between points in time in the form of a simple add/delete report.

Carl Adams, co-owner of Plant Design Solutions, stated, “We see the partnership with EDGE Solid Solutions as a means to deliver CADWorx clients greater functionality and performance with their investment in the most durable application for piping and plant design: CADWorx.”

About the Author

Jeffrey Heimgartner has more than 20 years of experience in the computer-aided drafting and design field. He manages the Lincoln, Nebraska-based drafting and design firm, Advanced Technical Services. His main responsibilities include managing the CAD team, sales, scheduling and coordinating projects, drafting and design, as well as marketing and all IT functions.

Jeffrey earned his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology with an emphasis in Computer Aided Drafting and Design from Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska. He has a background in farming and construction and has authored many published industry-related articles.