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3-D scans give firm an edge

September 12, 2008
A family-owned Arizona surveying company uses state-of-the-art 3D laser scanning technology to drive its company's growth.


By Dan Sullivan

Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 09.09.2008

A local surveying company has seen its growth soar by giving clients a new way of looking at things - in three dimensions.

Darling Environmental and Surveying Ltd., a family-owned company, boasts cutting-edge, 3-D laser scanning technology that has been put to work for NASA, Fortune 500 companies and locally at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

Mary and Richard Darling launched the surveying and environmental-consulting company in 1996 as the company's only employees.

Mary Darling, who holds a wildlife biology degree and a law degree, and Richard Darling, a registered land surveyor, met at a firm in Nevada where they worked together before falling in love with Tucson and deciding to open their own firm.
 
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