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Hexagon PPM releases TANK™ 2017 featuring API 579 Fitness for Service code support and easier verification of data accuracy
[October 11, 2017]

Hexagon PPM releases TANK™ 2017 featuring API 579 Fitness for Service code support and easier verification of data accuracy

HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CADWorx & Analysis Solutions announces the release of TANK™ 2017, the newest version of Hexagon PPM’s complete solution for the design, analysis and evaluation of oil storage tanks. This latest release supports American Petroleum Institute (API) standard 579 in addition to API standards 620, 650 and 653. API 579 is a Fitness for Service (FFS) standard to evaluate the integrity and remaining life of tanks. The updated version of TANK also offers new equations and substitution capabilities that make it easier to check the accuracy of calculations.

With its menu-driven interface for quick and easy input, TANK provides users with fast and accurate designs for new tanks and evaluation of existing tanks according to the latest API standards, helping their organizations increase productivity while ensuring compliance with industry standards. Rick Allen, president of CADWorx® & Analysis Solutions, said, “This latest release underscores our dedication to the tank industry. We are excited to see how our customers are responding to these latest technical advances.”

To learn more about TANK 2017, visit and register for the “What’s New in TANK 2017” webinar.

For information about TANK and other analysis products, visit For more information on CADWorx, visit  

About CADWorx & Analysis Solutions
CADWorx & Analysis Solutions is part of Hexagon PPM. It develops and supports the following products: CADWorx®, for plant design; CAESAR II®, for pipe stress analysis; PV Elite®, for pressure vessel analysis; and GT STRUDL®, for structural analysis.

Hexagon PPM is the world’s leading provider of enterprise engineering software enabling smarter design and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Hexagon PPM is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B;, a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes.

© 2017 Intergraph Corporation d/b/a Hexagon PPM. Hexagon PPM is part of Hexagon. All rights reserved. Hexagon PPM and the Hexagon PPM logo are trademarks of Hexagon or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

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