FieldWorks and Leica Geosystems announced a strategic distribution alliance for the sale and service of the extensive line of Leica Geosystems products in the states of Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri and Indiana. In a related announcement FieldWorks made public plans for the company's expansion into the St. Louis metropolitan area. The new location will be named "FieldWorks Missouri" and is scheduled to open November 1, 2002.
Michael S. Adkins, FieldWorks' President and CEO stated, “Our partnering with Leica Geosystems significantly enhances the depth and diversity of our current product and technology offerings and represents an exceptional fit with regard to FieldWorks' future business strategies. Our planned expansion into the St. Louis market is just one example of how our companies can work together to provide a quality presence where current alternatives are limited. We consider it an honor to represent one of the most respected names in the business and a company with a longstanding reputation for sustained excellence and innovative thinking. We look forward to the opportunities this partnership provides for FieldWorks.”
Leica Geosystems, Inc. President Matthew Smith said, “FieldWorks has the proven expertise, manpower and service capabilities essential for achieving a high level of customer satisfaction, a goal our companies share. I’m convinced that the people at FieldWorks are well positioned to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers in the Mid-West.”