Gardiner, Maine - May 21, 2008 - Blue Marble Geographics (www.bluemarblegeo.com) is especially pleased to announce that they were honored with the Governor's Award for Technology Company of the Year at the TechMaine Technology Awards Showcase on May 20, 2008. The Governor's Award acknowledges Blue Marble's success in creating a financially stable, cutting edge business that supports the people of Maine by providing skilled technology jobs. Blue Marble's geospatial data manipulation and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software companies, universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, surveying, technology, enterprise GIS groups, government and military organizations.
Presented by John Richardson, Maine's Commissioner of Economic Development, the Governor's Award focuses on companies that contribute significantly to Maine's technology sector by demonstrating long-term growth, profitability, and outstanding achievement during the previous year. The selected companies are recognized for their impact on the technology industry and their contribution as a leader in corporate citizenship.
"We are honored to receive this award and recognition," stated Blue Marble President Patrick Cunningham. "Maine is known as a state with a strong background in surveying and mapping technology. As we have experienced continued exceptional growth in both profitability and revenues over the past four years, we have been able to expand with a great team of talented technologists that want to stay and work in Maine. We owe our success to that team."
About TechMaine: The Technology Association of Maine (TechMaine) is the statewide trade association for Maine's technology industries. TechMaine enhances the technology sectors through programs designed to increase awareness of the industry, develop community, industry perception and workforce development.
About Blue Marble Geographics: Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, Maine is a leading developer and provider of geographic software products that provide sensible solutions for users and developers of geographic data. Blue Marble has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for 15 years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. Learn more at www.bluemarblegeo.comKris Berglund