Seiler Instrument Announces Asset Purchase Agreement to Acquire Midwest Survey Supply and Michigan Surveyors Supply

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L-R: Jim Driftmeyer, Ted Muns and Tom Seiler.

May 13th 2019, STL – Seiler Instrument & Manufacturing Company Inc. acquired the assets of Midwest Survey Supply and Michigan Surveyors Supply operations in Detroit and Lansing, Michigan.  The offices in Detroit and Lansing will add to the existing geospatial offices Seiler operates in St. Louis, Kansas City, Omaha, Milwaukee and Indianapolis.

The Seiler family is excited for the opportunity to invest and build upon the solid Trimble Survey & Mapping business and the relationships established by Jim Driftmyer, previous owner of Midwest Survey Supply, and Ted Muns, sales and general manager with the sales and support team in Michigan.

Tom Seiler, executive vice president, along with Jim Driftmyer, have worked hard to ensure a smooth transition of the Michigan Surveyors Supply team for customers and staff.  Per Jim Driftmyer, “Both companies and families have benefited and achieved success through our legacies of hard work, honest and ethical treatment of our customers and employees.”  Ted Muns will continue to lead the team in Michigan as key account and business development for Trimble Geospatial sales along with Michael O’Grady, survey manager of Seiler Geospatial.

Seiler Geospatial will be adding employees to the Michigan industry solutions team with survey and mapping GIS sales domain experts.  Seiler plans to feature Trimble Geospatial surveying equipment and software, along with innovative indoor and outdoor vehicle-mounted mobile mapping, and 3D spatial imaging systems.  Additional innovative industry offerings will be added by the Seiler Design Solutions business segment including; Autodesk AEC software, drone and mobile mapping solutions from manufacturers such as; DJI, Microdrones, Delair and GeoSLAM.

Lansing BuildingJPGSeiler has provided high quality and value-add solutions to customers for over 30 years with premier world class USA based public companies including; Trimble Geospatial and Construction as an Authorized Distribution Partner and Autodesk  AEC Software Gold Partner.   Per Tom Seiler, “We are grateful for the opportunity to continue growing the Seiler Geospatial team in Michigan and leveraging our deep Trimble survey and mapping/GIS domain knowledge to provide the excellent solutions and services that our customers and organizations deserve and expect.  Our goal is to be more than just a vendor; our goal is to be our customers most trusted and valued partner in helping grow their business.”

Seiler Instrument Geospatial operates much like Michigan Surveyors Supply, with an emphasis on customer satisfaction by reliably delivering transformational Trimble Geospatial productivity solutions, and excellent repair and customer service.  Seiler Instrument & Manufacturing Company Inc. is a closely held 4th generation family business and will be celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2020. Seiler is involved in four diverse business areas, including aerospace and defense manufacturing, Trimble Geospatial solutions and Autodesk CAD solutions, medical microscope solutions and planetarium and projector solutions from ZEISS and Seiler.  Contact us via email at: or toll free: 888-263-8918.