Latest Headlines

Leica Geosystems Announces Winner of the 2004 System 1200 Sweepstakes

January 20, 2005
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Leica Geosystems has announced the winner of the 2004 System 1200 Sweepstakes, featuring a 2004 Ford F-150 SuperCrew pick-up truck as the grand prize.

The winner was Pete Tuftee, computer aided design technician and crew chief with Welch Hanson Associates of Delafield, Wisconsin. Tuftee was given the keys to the truck in an award ceremony at the company's North American headquarters in Norcross, Georgia, December 8, 2004. The award was presented by Hans Hess, chairman and CEO of Leica Geosystems, and Bob Williams, president of the Surveying and Engineering Division for the Americas.

Presentation of the sweepstakes award was the culmination of Leica Geosystems' North American road show to promote the introduction of the new System 1200 technology for high-precision surveying. The six-month tour visited over 104 locations in 41 states and provinces in the United States and Canada, with product demonstrations at special events hosted by Leica Geosystems' dealers and sales representatives. Qualified U.S. visitors participating in the demonstrations were eligible to enter the grand prize sweepstakes.

Welch Hanson Associates is a division of Yaggy Colby Associates. Founded in 1970, Yaggy Colby is a multi-discipline firm that provides services in the areas of municipal, building and site design, transportation and land development. Headquartered in Rochester, Minnesota, the company has over 150 employees in three states.

Leica Geosystems, with worldwide headquarters in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, develops, manufactures and markets systems for surveying, mapping and position determination. The company has a turnover of almost 700 million Swiss francs and is listed on the Swiss Exchange. Leica currently has 2,370 employees, with 600 located in the United States. It is structured in six divisions: Surveying and Engineering, GIS and Mapping, Metrology, Special Products, Consumer Products and New Businesses. Along with the Swiss facilities, the company also has development and production subsidiaries in America and Asia. Leica Geosystems has 20 wholly-owned sales subsidiaries worldwide and representation in more than 120 countries.

Source: Leica Geosystems, Jan. 13, 2005

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

POB

POB July 2014

2014 July

In the July 2014 issue, POB explores the growth of photovoltaic (PV) installations in the United States across residential, commercial and utilities markets. Also, read how an innovative system ensures the vertical alignment of Gerald Desmond Bridge.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Drones

How long until drones will be commonly used in business?
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +