Turning Points: December 2008
Also, Topcon expanded its partnership with GeoAge Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., a developer and supplier of mobile data collection, mapping and workforce productivity systems, to include nationwide coverage.
The STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTA-TION (CALTRANS) took delivery of 45 Trimble S6 robotic total stations from California Surveying & Drafting Supply Inc. (CSDS), Sacramento, Calif. The large-scale deployment was conducted over the course of four weeks by five CSDS trainers who provided hands-on instruction at nine Caltrans district offices.
Wilson & Company Inc., Albuquerque, N.M., acquired photogrammetric and geospatial mapping firm Western Air Maps Inc., Overland Park, Kan. The acquisition expands the services of Wilson & Company’s Survey, Geospatial and Remote Sensing Division with three new office locations and 50 additional staff members.
Also, Wilson & Company named Western Air Maps’ Eric Cenovich and Scott R. Perkins as associate vice presidents of Wilson & Company. Wilson & Company’s Vice President Ryan Branfort transitions into the role of manager for the entire division replacing Ronald Drake upon his retirement at the close of 2009.
Keystone Associates LLC, Binghamton, N.Y., acquired 18 years of land surveying records from David J. Beers Land Surveying, Hancock, N.Y., as part of an expansion effort into Delaware and Sullivan counties.
Pennoni Associates, Philadelphia, announced the relocation of its Pennoni Engineering & Surveying of New York PC office to 29 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001. The phone and fax numbers remain the same.
Merrick & Co. opened a new office at 1093 Commerce Park Drive, Ste. 200, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
Geospatial Holdings Inc., Pittsburgh, hired David Vosbein as executive vice president of worldwide strategic initiatives and a member of the board of directors.
Associate Editor Wendy Lyons compiles “Turning Points.” Contact her at 248/786-1620 or lyonsw@bnpmedia.