PDMSWorld.com and Leica Geosystems Join Forces to Better Reach Laser Scan Technology Users Online

(Norcross, Ga., 13 March 2007) PDMSWorld.com and Leica Geosystems, Inc. have joined forces to assist the rapidly growing online community of plant data management system (PDMS) users. The new partnership enables the two companies to work together to raise visibility and increase education regarding laser scan technology to the largest online community of PDMS users.

Since the launch of PDMSWorld.com in March 2006, it has grown to over 1500 members. As an industry leader in scanning, Leica Geosystems, Inc. joins the sponsorship team to inform the online community of the latest in laser scan technology as well as the available interfaces between PDMS software and Leica Geosystems’ laser scanners.

“Leica Geosystems is constantly looking for new ways to interact with our customers in order to help increase their overall level of success. Our new partnership with PDMSWorld.com provides Leica Geosystems with a unique and powerful way to actively participate in a user community dedicated to the expansion and improvement of AVEVA’s advanced technology,” stated Chris Thewalt, director, scanning software business, Leica Geosystems, Inc. “Leica Geosystems believes PDMSWorld.com will be a valuable tool for helping CloudWorx customers attain their full productivity potential in PDMS and will also be an excellent knowledge base for expert user feedback.”

PDMSWorld.com is an online forum of users of the PDMS product by AVEVA. The members of the community are given around-the-clock attention to questions that arise while using the PDMS software. The forum contains step-by-step instructions to most of the frequently asked questions about the software. “Our large member base assures prompt response to most questions. PDMSWorld.com is very active in the PDMS-user community and the conferences that take place worldwide,” said Daniel Lopez, founder, PDMSWorld.com. “As the leader in laser scan technology, Leica Geosystems was the clear choice for PDMSWorld.com to select as a partner.”

Leica Geosystems, Inc. – when it has to be right
With close to 200 years of pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems, Inc. products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems, Inc. is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily and visualize and present spatial information.

Those who use Leica products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems, Inc. is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 2,400 employees in 22 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems, Inc. is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.