Keck & Wood Announces Sale of GIS Services Group to eGIS Associates

Keck & Wood, Inc. announces the sale of its GIS and digital mapping business to Marietta, Georgia-based eGIS Associates, Inc. effective September 1, 2011.

“Recognizing the rapid change in GIS technology and its accessibility for local governments and companies, Keck & Wood has decided to sell our GIS Services Practice to eGIS Associates, Inc. and establish a partnership.” said Edgar Williams, Keck & Wood President and CEO. “The new partnership will enable Keck & Wood to provide a higher level of GIS consulting and training for its clients as the trend toward portable devices and web-based applications continues.”  

eGIS  is focused on providing efficient and cost effective GIS solutions that meet the growing needs of municipal government and business. Their dedicated staff of geospatial professionals has over 60 years of combined GIS implementation and development experience.

“Keck & Wood has developed a reputation for providing quality GIS data and training services. This combined with the enterprise and application development expertise eGIS brings to the table will allow both companies to  provide an even wider range of services to eGIS and Keck & Wood clients.”  said Tripp Corbin, former Vice President of GIS/IT Services for Keck & Wood and now eGIS Associates Chief Executive Officer. 

Mike Warrix, AICP, Keck & Wood VP for Planning and Community Development, will coordinate all aspects of the Keck & Wood side of the new arrangement.  Mr. Warrix stated, “Keck & Wood, Inc. and eGIS Associates, Inc. are committed to providing excellent support for all our clients’ current GIS needs as well as those of the future.” 

About eGIS Associates, Inc. 

eGIS Associates, Inc. (www.egisassociates.com) is focused on providing efficient and cost effective GIS solutions that meet the growing needs of municipal government and business. Our  dedicated staff of geospatial professionals has over 60 years of combined GIS implementation and development experience. Services provided include: Application development, Training, Workflow & Analysis Automation, Systems Integration, Data Modeling, Web Hosting and more.

Contact:  Tripp Corbin, GISP, CFM, CEO of eGIS Associates, Inc. tcorbin@egisassociates.com

About Keck & Wood, Inc.

Founded in 1954, Keck & Wood, Inc. (www.keckwood.com), is a multidiscipline consulting firm engaged in providing a diverse range of professional services in the areas of civil engineering, environmental engineering, natural gas engineering, surveying, community planning, and related technical disciplines. Keck & Wood currently maintains offices in Duluth, Georgia, Charlotte, North Carolina and Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Contact:  Edgar Williams P.E., President and CEO of Keck & Wood, Inc.  678-417-4010

Tripp Corbin, MCP, CFM, GISP
Chief Executive Officer
eGIS Associates, Inc.
www.egisassociates.com
Certified ArcGIS Desktop Associate|Esri Certified Trainer

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