Photo Science to Purchase HJW Geospatial
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Photo Science to Purchase HJW Geospatial

July 22, 2010 -- Photo Science is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of HJW Geospatial (Oakland, CA). “This agreement directly supports Photo Science’s ongoing growth strategy centered on services diversification and geographic expansion,” stated Mike Ritchie, President and CEO. “With the recent establishment of our Colorado Springs location and the addition of our new Oakland facility, Photo Science is positioned to more effectively serve our national client base.”

In addition to enhanced client support, this agreement increases the firm’s flight operations capacity to 10 aircraft. With operations staging from this new location, Photo Science is able to more efficiently support our client’s acquisition requirements. Photo Science is now operating four large-format frame cameras that include both Z/I DMC and Vexcel UtlraCam X sensors.

Founded in 1974, Photo Science is a professional services provider with a proud record of performance delivering innovative geospatial solutions to federal, state, local, and private sector markets. Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, Photo Science employs 200 geospatial professionals operating from nine facilities nationwide. Photo Science specializes in: systems integration and development; aerial imagery & LiDAR acquisition; remote sensing; and geospatial analysis.

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