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Geospatial Media and Hexagon Enter Into Strategic Partnership
Geospatial Media & Communications Pvt Ltd, the leading geospatial media company in the world, has entered into a strategic partnership with Hexagon AB, the largest geospatial technology company in the world for the year 2013.
Hexagon, through its flagship companies Intergraph® and Leica Geosystems, and Geospatial Media are the key stakeholders of global geospatial industry. Both the companies see their positions as an opportunity to synergise their activities to raise the profile of geospatial industry, especially in emerging markets of Asia, Africa and Latin America.
As per the partnership agreement, Hexagon has decided to support, participate, contribute and sponsor the publications and conferences globally and assist Geospatial Media in raising awareness, facilitate knowledge transfer and create business development avenues for geospatial industry. While supporting Geospatial Media activities, Hexagon does recognise the value of these platforms for expanding and strenghtening its brand value, thought leadership and outreach.
Through the strategic partnership, Hexagon and Geospatial Media would work together throughout 2013 to expand the horizons of geospatial industry, connect with major economic industry verticals and thereby contribute to increasing the size and volume of geospatial industry globally. The partnership would also enable both the companies to consolidate their leadership positions while simultaneously facilitating the growth of geospatial industry globally.
Exuding confidence that the partnership will enable Hexagon drive the geospatial industry forward, Juergen Dold, President, Hexagon Geosystems said, “The geospatial industry is a major focus area for Hexagon, and we are committed to bringing geospatial information to the world via technological leadership. “Through our 2013 partnership with Geospatial Media, we look forward to continuing to drive the industry forward to one day empower a billion-plus people with actionable information.”
Appreciating Hexagon’s commitment to geospatial industry, Sanjay Kumar, CEO, Geospatial Media said, “It is very exciting to enter into strategic partnership with Hexagon for the year 2013. During my interactions with several key executives at Hexagon and its group companies, I found in them a keen interest and commitment towards investing in developing geospatial market, especially in emerging countries. This has been the foundation of this agreement. We, at Geospatial Media, believe that this relationship has provided significant value in terms of knowledge, resoruces, network and outreach which would motivate, enable and guide us towards undertaking our business mandate of bringing geospatial knowledge for socioeconomic development and evolution of spatial thinking.”
About Geospatial Media and Communications Pvt Ltd
Geospatial Media & Communications works to initiate a new era of industrialisation of geospatial technology by raising the profile and expanding the horizons of geospatial industry worldwide. Geospatial Media & Communications, through its publications and conferences, creates awareness about geospatial technology; connects the stakeholders; advocates for the right policy environment; and provides an ideal platform for business development activities.
Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B) is a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies. Hexagon’s customers design, measure and position objects, and process and present data, to stay one step ahead of a changing world. Hexagon’s technologies increase productivity, enhance quality and allow for faster, better operational decisions, saving time, money and resources.
Hexagon has over 13 000 employees in more than 40 countries and net sales of about 2 200 MEUR. Its products are used in a broad range of industries including surveying, power and energy, aerospace and defence, safety and security, construction and manufacturing. Learn more at www.hexagon.com.