shrug-l: Keck & Wood Announces Sale of GIS Services Group to eGIS
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.
Certified ArcGIS Desktop Associate|Esri Certified Trainer
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