Sterling, VA, October 10, 2006 – Infotech Enterprises America, Inc., formerly known as VARGIS, LLC, has recently completed the City of Helena project within 120 days from award. In June of this year, Infotech was selected through a competitive bid process; by the City of Helena, Lewis & Clark County, MT for digital orthophotography and planimetric data services. A combined Geographic Information System (GIS) that partially includes AutoCAD drawings, ArcGIS databases, and Aerial Imagery is shared by both City of Helena and Lewis & Clark County. This project was done as part of the City and County joint project with a basic design tailored to long term operations and future developments.
Providing the most up-to-date base-map product to be used in the City’s GIS system was the overall objectives for this project. The system will be populated with highly accurate spatial data products and digital orthophotography to support their current planning and future development needs. The project encompassed the entire metropolitan area, which involved updates to all aerial imagery as well as updated continuous contours, building footprints, & transportation features where changes have not occurred since 2001. All updates will support the city and county governments.
According to the Project Manager, Mrs. Elizabeth Gonzalez, “Infotech, with the most knowledgeable and experienced resources today, set an aggressive plan to execute this project with only the latest mapping technologies along with our most advanced and efficient production facilities we have in place. With our innovated technologies, project management experience, and our capacity we are confident that every expectations and requirements were met”.
Mr. Eric Spangenberg, City of Helena / Lewis & Clark County GIS Coordinator states, “Infotech completed the project ahead of schedule and met or exceeded our contract expectations. Additionally the open communication between the project manager and the County was timely and resulted in quick responses to our concerns or needs”.
Infotech Enterprises America, Inc. (Infotech), a 15 year old GIS services company formerly known as VARGIS, LLC, is a global geospatial consulting and professional services firm with an industry reputation for delivering complex geospatial solutions. Infotech provides a wide range of cost effective IT, GIS, and mapping services in the areas of software development, customization, data management and photogrammetry. Infotech’s US headquarters is located at 1700 Iowa Avenue, Riverside, CA. For more information, please visit