GeoSam Oy Wins Ashtech Machine Control, GIS, GNSS Contract

Ashtech continues to build a strong distribution channel in the Scandinavian countries

Helsinki, April 19, 2011 —  GeoSam Oy, a newly-formed Finnish distributor of global positioning and surveying equipment, has been selected to represent  Ashtech® machine control, GIS, GNSS and GPS products. 
GeoSam Oy has teamed with Ashtech “because the Ashtech brand and its heritage, Magellan® and Thales®, are well-known and respected in Finland,” said Jukka Lindstrom, GeoSam Oy Manager and Director. “The Finnish user is very sophisticated, and the market has a large number of network RTK customers, which is a good fit for Ashtech solutions,” Lindstrom noted.
“GeoSam Oy personnel are highly experienced in machine control solutions, land survey and construction markets,” said Ashtech EMEA Sales Director, Jean-Marc Ferre. “We expect  that GeoSam’s strong expertise and their commitment to fielding a dedicated Ashtech sales and support team will very soon make GeoSam Oy and Ashtech a strong leader in the Finnish market,” Ferre added.
GeoSam Oy will market the Ashtech MobileMapper® 100, the ProMark™ 100/200/500 series and the ProFlex™ product series.
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Ashtech continues to build a strong business in the Scandinavian countries, and it’s looking for committed distributors, dealers and partners in the region. Interested parties should contact
About Ashtech
Recognized as an industry innovator, Ashtech has been developing GNSS technology for more than 25 years.  Ashtech is the creator of BLADE technology, which introduces a unique patented method to the market using multiple GNSS constellations for high-accuracy positioning.  Ashtech has also introduced the MobileMapper® series of products for GIS and mapping, as well as the ProFlex™ 500 and ProMark™ series, including the ProMark 500, ProMark 100 and 200, a well-recognized GNSS Land Survey product line currently on the market. Ashtech S.A.S. is privately held and headquartered in Carquefou, France, with offices in Beijing, China, and Singapore, as well as affiliates in Santa Clara, California (Ashtech LLC) and Moscow (Ashtech A/O LLC).