Gardiner, Maine – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) announces they have acquired Global Mapper LLC of Parker, CO. Blue Marble and Global Mapper share the same common goal of offering powerful user friendly GIS software to all types of users. This merger promises to bring new and exciting tools to Blue Marble and Global Mapper users in the coming months and years.
Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software, oil and gas, mining, civil engineering, surveying, and technology companies, as well as governmental and university organizations.
Blue Marble formally announced the acquisition of Global Mapper on Wednesday November 2nd, at their Third Annual User Conference in Denver, CO. Recognizing the cost effective yet powerful solutions Global Mapper has brought to the industry, Blue Marble is looking forward to bringing these new tools to a wider audience. Blue Marble will also be adding Mike Childs to their team. Childs is the software developer behind Global Mapper and he will play an important role in the product merge and expansion.
“We are extremely pleased to announce our purchase of Global Mapper,” stated Blue Marble President Patrick Cunningham, “Mike Childs has developed an excellent GIS visualization, translation and analysis tool that will greatly enhance our current product offering. We are pleased to welcome Mike to our team.”
About Blue Marble Geographics: Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, ME is a leading developer and provider of software products and services for highly accurate geospatial data conversion solutions. Blue Marble is known for their coordinate conversion expertise and is the developer of The Geographic Calculator and GeoCalc SDK. The company has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for over 18 years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide.
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