Partnership Will Provide Integrated Solutions for Commercial and Government Organizations Who Need Improved Access to
Critical Spatial and Infrastructure Data
Quakertown, PA September 10, 2003--- Synergis“ Technologies, Inc., the premiere Autodesk“ Solutions Provider in the Mid-Atlantic region and nationally authorized reseller of Autodesk“ MapGuide“, announced today they have created an alliance with Michael Baker Corporation (Baker) (AMEX: BKR), an internationally recognized leader in engineering design and energy services, to provide integrated Autodesk MapGuide“ solutions and implementation services to organizations who want to better manage and distribute their combined GIS data and CAD design applications.
The services provided by Synergis and Baker will address the growing need of commercial and government organizations to query, display and analyze real-time geospatial data for planning, design and emergency management.
"This alliance will provide simple and complete implementation and support solutions for Autodesk's Mapguide products. With Baker's extensive engineering expertise and Synergis' position as the premiere provider of Autodesk's Mapguide products, we will offer our customers a unique opportunity to maximize their technology investments," said Matthew Sanfilippo, Information Systems Executive for Baker's Applied Technology Division.
"This alliance extends our expert knowledge of Autodesk GIS solutions on a national basis," said Kristen Tomasic, vice president of Synergis Technologies Commercial Solutions Division. "Together, Synergis Technologies and Baker provide a unified source of expertise for developing, implementing, and supporting Autodesk MapGuide solutions."
Seminar Features Customer Successes with Innovative MapGuide Solutions
Baker and Synergis Technologies, Inc. are hosting a free Autodesk MapGuide seminar from 2:00PM to 4:30PM on October 9, 2003 at Dave and Buster, 325 N. Columbus Blvd., Pier 19 North, Philadelphia, PA. The seminar will highlight real world customer success stories in which Autodesk MapGuide helped reduce the cost of operations and improve decision-making. For more information or to register for the seminar, call Synergis Technologies at 800-836-5440 or visit
About Michael Baker Corporation
Michael Baker Corporation (
www.mbakercorp.com) provides engineering and energy expertise for public and private sector clients worldwide. The firm's primary services include engineering design for the transportation and civil infrastructure markets, operation and maintenance of oil and gas production facilities, architecture, environmental services, and construction management for building and transportation projects. Baker has more than 4,200 employees in over 30 offices across the United States and internationally.
About Synergis Technologies, Inc.
Synergis Technologies, Inc. is the premiere Autodesk Solutions Provider in the Mid-Atlantic region and Authorized Autodesk Systems Center for Building Systems, Civil Engineering/GIS and Manufacturing. Synergis provides design professionals in AEC, Government, Manufacturing and related industries the best quality training, consulting and implementation services to ensure maximum productivity and return on investment. Synergis is the innovative developer of Synergis-Adept, a simple and affordable engineering document management software solution that helps design, engineering and related departments reduce concept-through-manufacturing cycle time, improve teamwork and communication between local and distributed workgroups, and eliminate costly document and revision errors.