Intergraph Corporation a global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software, recently announced that it has acquired POPPENHÄGER GRIPS GMBH, a software company based in Neunkirchen/Saarland, Germany. Poppenhäger Grips provides geospatial analysis software and services to municipalities and utility companies and has approximately 170 customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The combined organization will continue to market, develop and support the Poppenhäger Grips portfolio of software applications, including GRIPS, GRIPSinfo and GRIPSmedia. The GRIPS family of products supports the creation and management of distribution facility data and the network operations for municipalities and utility companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Intergraph Corporation is a global provider of spatial information management (SIM) software.