Gardiner, Maine - June 13, 2008 - Blue Marble Geographics (www.bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the establishment of a business partnership with GeoDesign International (www.geodesign.com.br), a GIS services firm located in Lorena, SP, Brazil. 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.
The partnership will expand Blue Marble's reach into South America by providing sales and technical support in both Portuguese and Spanish languages. The GeoDesign Team is well versed in geospatial technology, with ten years of in-depth experience in GIS services and sales.
"We've been providing geospatial software solutions to customers in South America for many years," says Kris Berglund, Vice President of Sales. "This relationship with GeoDesign is exciting because it will broaden our reach, and provide South American customers with direct native language support and service."
"It is with great pleasure that we include the geospatial software solutions from Blue Marble to the line of high-technology geospatial products that we represent in South America," says Reinaldo Escada Chohfi, GeoDesign's President. "The business partnership with Blue Marble will allow us to provide specialized and dedicated technical assistance to their South American users, as well as expand sales in the region."
About GeoDesign International: GeoDesign Internacional (www.geodesign.com.br) was established in 1998 as a service provider and consulting firm in geographic information system (GIS) and remote sensing. Application of these technologies is targeted at the corporative, urban, agribusiness and the environmental sectors. The company has dedicated specialized staff, software and hardware to accomplish these tasks. GeoDesign offers state-of-the-art intelligence and technology. GeoDesign's office is located in Lorena, SP, Brazil.
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.comJohn Bowne