shrug-l: Keck & Wood Announces Sale of GIS Services Group to eGIS Associates

Tripp Corbin tcorbin at egisassociates.com
Fri Sep 9 13:47:01 EDT 2011


Keck & Wood, Inc. announces the sale of its GIS and digital mapping 
business to Marietta, Georgia-based eGIS Associates, Inc. effective 
September 1, 2011.

"Recognizing the rapid change in GIS technology and its accessibility 
for local governments and companies, Keck & Wood has decided to sell our 
GIS Services Practice to eGIS Associates, Inc. and establish a 
partnership." said Edgar Williams, Keck & Wood President and CEO. "The 
new partnership will enable Keck & Wood to provide a higher level of GIS 
consulting and training for its clients as the trend toward portable 
devices and web-based applications continues."

eGIS is focused on providing efficient and cost effective GIS solutions 
that meet the growing needs of municipal government and business. Their 
dedicated staff of geospatial professionals has over 60 years of 
combined GIS implementation and development experience.

"Keck & Wood has developed a reputation for providing quality GIS data 
and training services. This combined with the enterprise and application 
development expertise eGIS brings to the table will allow both companies 
to provide an even wider range of services to eGIS and Keck & Wood 
clients." said Tripp Corbin, former Vice President of GIS/IT Services 
for Keck & Wood and now eGIS Associates Chief Executive Officer.

Mike Warrix, AICP, Keck & Wood VP for Planning and Community 
Development, will coordinate all aspects of the Keck & Wood side of the 
new arrangement.Mr. Warrix stated, "Keck & Wood, Inc. and eGIS 
Associates, Inc. are committed to providing excellent support for all 
our clients' current GIS needs as well as those of the future."

*About eGIS Associates, Inc. *

eGIS Associates, Inc. (www.egisassociates.com 
<http://www.egisassociates.com>) is focused on providing efficient and 
cost effective GIS solutions that meet the growing needs of municipal 
government and business. Our dedicated staff of geospatial professionals 
has over 60 years of combined GIS implementation and development 
experience. Services provided include: Application development, 
Training, Workflow & Analysis Automation, Systems Integration, Data 
Modeling, Web Hosting and more.


Contact: Tripp Corbin, CEO of eGIS Associates, Inc. 
tcorbin at egisassociates.com <mailto:tcorbin at egisassociates.com>

**

*About Keck & Wood, Inc.*

Founded in 1954, Keck & Wood, Inc. (www.keckwood.com 
<http://www.keckwood.com>), is a multidiscipline consulting firm engaged 
in providing a diverse range of professional services in the areas of 
civil engineering, environmental engineering, natural gas engineering, 
surveying, community planning, and related technical disciplines. Keck & 
Wood currently maintains offices in Duluth, Georgia, Charlotte, North 
Carolina and Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Contact:Edgar Williams, President and CEO of Keck & Wood, Inc.678-417-4010

-- 
Tripp Corbin, MCP, CFM, GISP
Chief Executive Officer
eGIS Associates, Inc.
www.egisassociates.com
Certified ArcGIS Desktop Associate|Esri Certified Trainer
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