Blue Marble Expands Reach into Europe

Blue Marble Expands Reach into Europe Through Partnership with screen & paper’s "mapshop-online"

Gardiner, Maine – October 12, 2004 – Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce a new partnership with German mapping software vendor, screen & paper.  Blue Marble has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for over 11 years.  The industry-standard Geographic Calculator is used worldwide by thousands of basic to advanced GIS analysts at universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, surveying, technology, enterprise GIS groups, and military organizations. "We are pleased to have screen & paper’s “mapshop-online” join our world wide network of partners that we like to call Blue Marble GeoPartners," said Blue Marble President Patrick Cunningham. "The problems of data, coordinate system, imagery, and geodesy management are problems that all GIS users around the world must face.  We hope that this partnership will help us to better assist European map users create the most accurate maps possible.”  Screen & paper’s “mapshop-online”-division, founded in 1993, has had a special focus on GIS and digital cartography from the beginning. "Not only selling, but using the software was always the main focus", said Andreas Haux, Chairman of screen & paper.  "Because our roots are in landscape planning based on GIS, we have always had a deep connection to this special kind of software. Through various GIS-based cartographic projects and a long time experience in selling GIS software we’ve found our own market niche for our products and our services."  With Blue Marble‘s geographic software products, screen & paper can now offer a range of solutions that fits in perfectly to what our company is selling now.  "In particular the Geographic Calculator and the Geographic Transformer are valuable products and a solution for common tasks of our customers,” concluded Andreas Haux.

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Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, Maine is a leading developer and provider of geographic software products that provide sensible solutions for users and developers of geographic data.
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For more Information on Blue Marble GeoPartnering, please contact:
Jessica Whitworth
Blue Marble Geographics
Gardiner, ME, USA / 800-616-2725