Topcon, AeroTech Sign OEM Agreement

California-based firm to Sell TPS Mobile Control Products

Livermore, Calif. – January 21, 2009 – Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) has signed an agreement with AeroTech Sales LLC., of Fountain Valley, California, to represent the OEM market for TPS’ mobile control products.

AeroTech has extensive experience in servicing large defense, transportation, space and related industries throughout Southern California.

James Murphy, Topcon director of sales and marketing, OEM products, said, “Having Topcon’s OEM GPS and GLONASS products and technology represented by an experienced and well respected firm like AeroTech in these important market segments is quite exciting. 

“AeroTech has an extensive network of contacts and strong record of success in the defense, transportation and aerospace industries and in combination with Topcon’s leading edge technology, I foresee a very formidable competitive tandem.” 

AeroTech’s strengths include the “more than 80 years of combined experience in representing electronic manufacturers to key industries,” Murphy said. “Their representatives meet with engineers, program managers and procurement specialists of many of the largest systems integrators on a daily basis.

“They will now be in a position to leverage their reputation to spread the Topcon brand and technology in a new arena.”

AeroTech’s Todd Jones, managing member of AeroTech Sales, said, “We are privileged to represent Topcon in the Southern California territory. AeroTech Sales specializes in electronic subsystems and systems that are innovative and proven reliable in multiple types of environments. 

“Topcon will be an easy sell for us because their high-precision GNSS products are the perfect solution for many of our customers’ current critical positioning requirements.”
About Topcon Positioning Systems
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc., (TPS) designs and manufactures precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets. The company has worldwide employee operations and dealer networks. Topcon Corporation was founded in 1932. It is the parent company of TPS and is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (7732). Website:

About AeroTech Sales, LLC
AeroTech Sales is a manufacturers’ representative organization. Its sales philosophy is based upon a professional approach to complementary multiple-line selling in the marketplace. AeroTech Sales provides a veteran, well-connected sales team who understands the dynamic Southern California customer base.  Website: