Topcon Positioning Group and specialized building construction North American dealers are inviting construction professionals to “Meetup. Learn. Network. Succeed.” through a traveling program focused on digital construction best practices.  The 2019 Vertical Construction Tour will be held in venues throughout the U.S. and feature the new GTL-1000 construction verification system.  The tour includes 11 dates and locations, free to registered participants, and kicked off in Baltimore, June 11, 2019.

“We’re connecting building construction professionals — executives, operations, VDC teams, superintendents, foremen and layout crew members — with our positioning technology experts in a relaxed, social hour setting to discuss the latest practices in construction verification, digital layout, 3D scanning, and integrated workflows.,” said Brice Walker, Topcon vice president of GeoPositioning solutions.

“The GTL-1000 featured in the tour combines a compact scanner integrated with a fully featured robotic total station enabling contractors to perform construction verification on an everyday basis,” Walker continued.  “The ability to layout and scan on a single set-up combined with ClearEdge3D Verity software creates a new standard in verification that can be completed in just a few hours,” said Walker.

Additional planned dates include:  July 18 in Tampa Bay, Florida; July 25 in Chicago, Illinois; August 8 in Kansas City, Missouri; August 15 in Columbus, Ohio; August 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada; and a date to be determined in Seattle, Washington.