Altus Positioning Systems Selects Rhodes Communications, Inc. as PR Firm

Norfolk, Va. – May 3, 2011 – Rhodes Communications, Inc., an international PR and marketing communications firm based in Norfolk, Va., today announced that it has been selected to provide PR and marketing services for Altus Positioning Systems.

Altus is a manufacturer of high-precision surveying instruments based on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology for applications such as public works, civil engineering, construction, boundary surveys, mapping, seismic exploration and law enforcement. Founded in 2006, Altus is based in Torrance, Calif., with an international network of sales representatives in key countries around the world. The company is privately held.

“Our partnership with Rhodes Communications will elevate our presence in our target markets,” said Neil Vancans, president and CEO of Altus. “We selected them to be our PR firm because of their many years of experience in our technologies and proven track record of successful PR campaigns in the international surveying market.”

“We have more than 25 years of experience in GNSS technology, and are thoroughly familiar with Altus’ product lines and markets, as well as the key trade media outlets worldwide,” said Jim Rhodes, president of Rhodes Communications. “That means we can hit the ground running with an effective PR program that will see results almost immediately.”

About Rhodes Communications, Inc.
Founded in 1983, Rhodes Communications ( is an international marketing and PR firm specializing in business-to-business promotions in vertical markets for national and international clients.