As a service to our members, we have compiled this list of GIS products and services from various sources. This information is being provided as a service for those who are looking for GIS resources. The Consortium expects you will carefully evaluate any GIS vendor to insure their work will meet your needs.
1. Exhibitors at our 2016 state conference
2. State IT Master Contract Program
1. Exhibitors at our 2016 State Conference (text from conference program)
AE2S is a specialized civil/environmental consulting engineering firm that provides professional services and our unique brand of extreme client service to clients in the Upper Midwest.
Aerial Services, Inc.
Aerial Services, Inc. (ASI) is an integrated team of professionals providing premier Aerial Acquisition, Digital Ortho, Vector Mapping, Terrain & LiDAR services to government, utilities, engineers, and other geospatial clients. Based in the Iowa heartland for nearly 50 years, Aerial Services’ strong work ethic, cutting edge technology, and experienced staff combine to harness the power of geographic information and provide solutions you need.
Applied Imagery makes the Quick Terrain Modeler, a powerful LiDAR and other 3D data exploitation software optimized for both point clouds and DEMs. In addition to interactive visualization and intuitive analysis of enormous 3D data sets, Quick Terrain Modeler provides visual and quantitative answers to difficult statistical questions. Applied Imagery’s software is available in 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
Responding to the evolving needs of our clients – that's what we've been doing for half a century. Ayres Associates brings a client-focused philosophy to mapping projects around the country. We've been a leader in orthoimagery production, LiDAR, surveying and GIS data development for decades. Geospatial production is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.
Bolton & Menk, Inc.
Bolton & Menk’s vast experience in providing GIS services to counties and municipalities places us in a unique position to integrate the latest technologies into your infrastructure management plan. Whether a community is interested in developing new GIS initiatives or finding ways to maintain and enhance its existing systems, Bolton & Menk brings its team of Certified GIS Professionals (GISPs) to the task.
Cartegraph is an operations management solution designed for local government organizations. It connects seamlessly with the ArcGIS platform, empowering users to leverage spatial data to solve problems in a whole new way.
CES Imaging has been in business for over 25 years. We offer complete reproduction equipment solutions and services. From large format plotters/printers and scanners (from manufacturers Like Canon, KIP, HP, Epson) to small format solutions (from manufacturers like Sharp, Oki Data, HP). We also service everything we sell. Along with our equipment options, we do offer reproduction services.
Since 1996, Cityworks® has been helping organizations maintain smart, safe, and resilient communities by streamlining the care of public infrastructure, permitting, and property. Built exclusively on Esri® ArcGIS® technology, Cityworks' Web GIS-centric™ platform combines the authoritative asset inventory in a geodatabase with business process applications for managing workflow, scheduling resources, and prioritizing activities. Time-tested and proven, Cityworks is Empowering GIS® at more than 600 organizations around the world, saving time and money while improving operational efficiencies.
Utilizing CrescentLink Solutions' powerful extensions built for ArcMap, our clients can take a project from the design, cost estimation, and staking phases, to splicing fiber-optic cable and managing copper and coaxial networks. If you manage a fiber, copper or coaxial network, CrescentLink Solutions has the right tools for you.
de maximis Data Management Solutions (ddms) is a serviceoriented company that provides world-class environmental data management, analysis and visualization services to the environmental remediation, energy, natural resource industries and engineering community. ddms employs industry leading project managers, scientists, database administrators, geospatial analysts, programmers and cartographers who provide their clients with value services that advance their business and technical project objectives and positions.
Esri® helps organizations map and model our world. Esri’s GIS technology enables them to effectively analyze and manage their geographic information and make better decisions. They are supported by an experienced and knowledgeable staff and an extensive network of business partners and international distributors.
Frontier Precision, Inc.
Geospatial Analysis Center - University of Minnesota Duluth
Frontier Precision has been a leading consultant of high quality Mapping/GIS equipment and supplies since 1988, a Trimble Dealer since 1991, most notably a Trimble Gold Partner. We focus on helping you put the pieces of the GIS Mapping puzzle in place. With offices in 7 Midwestern States, Frontier has become one of Trimble’s largest volume dealers, being recognized annually as one of their largest volume distribution partners. Frontier boasts 4 Trimble Certified Service Centers, 4 Trimble Certified trainers, and our own toll-free technical support line.
The Geospatial Analysis Center at UMD has a mission to promote and facilitate the sustainable integration of geospatial tools and perspectives into UMD teaching, research, service, and operational activities. We do this through research and contract work, both on and off campus, to provide students with meaningful experiences and to support campus and our community with GIS solutions.
GIS Workshop, LLC
GIS Workshop, LLC has been helping organizations get to a better place through GIS solutions since 1999. We specialize in all things GIS — from GIS Data Creation, Collection, and Maintenance to GIS Application Development, Consultation, and Training. GIS Workshop delivers specialized web-based, desktop, and mobile applications that increase operational efficiency to local government entities, public works departments, and private enterprises.
Houston Engineering, Inc.
Houston Engineering, Inc. (HEI) is a full service, multi-disciplined consulting firm that provides engineering, surveying, environmental, GIS, and planning services local and national clients. Our geospatial group has grown due to high demand for new solutions and collaborations. HEI’s technology complements traditional engineering strengths, and our diverse project portfolio demonstrates that we are ready to take on any challenge.
Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve
Latitude Geographics Group, LTD.
The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve works in partnership to improve the understanding of Lake Superior estuaries and coastal resources, addressing issues affecting coastal communities through an integrated program of research, education, outreach and stewardship. The Reserve was designated by NOAA in 2010 to be part of a national system and network of 28 Reserves.
Latitude Geographics helps organizations succeed with web-based geography and make better decisions about the world around them. Latitude Geographics’ Geocortex software transforms how organizations design, develop and maintain Esri ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online web mapping applications, paving the way for them to do even more, faster, at less cost and risk, and with better results. ArcGIS by Esri is the world’s leading GIS platform, and Latitude has been an Esri Platinum Partner since 2010.
At Martinez Geospatial, our mission is to help our clients grow, sustain, and transform. We take tremendous pride in developing innovative geospatial solutions and are continuously exploring new and better ways to provide our data. We have been in business since 1974 and specialize in Photogrammetry, Land Survey, Mobile LiDAR Mapping, High-Definition Laser Scanning, 3-D Spatial Modeling, and Visualizations. MTZ is local to the Twin Cities, but also serves nationwide clients. Come check us out!
Moore Engineering, Inc.
Moore Engineering is an employee-owned civil engineering and land surveying company, with specialized expertise in GIS applications. Working with over 100 cities, counties, campuses, developers and water resource districts throughout the region, Moore uses the latest technology to apply sound solutions while always respecting budgets. Through innovative project planning, technical excellence and a real pride in this region, we strive to improve lives and create economic opportunities by building the infrastructure that makes communities strong.
For more than 50 years, The Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors (MSPS) and its predecessor, Minnesota Land Surveyors Association, has provided surveyors with a wealth of resources and professional benefits including education, fellowship, and communication.
North Point Geographic Solutions
North Point Geographic Solutions (NPGS) is an innovative Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Information Technology (IT) firm located in Duluth, Minnesota. We specialize in Federal, State and Local Government, as well as Forest Management GIS applications and solutions. Using the latest in today’s GIS technology, software programming languages and Agile development techniques, we provide high quality, responsive application development and data management services tailored to our individual client’s needs.
Panda Consulting (Panda), a GIS consulting firm located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, created in 1998 to provide its clients with new and creative ways to apply GIS technology in ways that empower organizations and the individuals within those organizations. Panda is an Esri Business Partner, developer, reseller, consultant, beta testers and was recognized with the Esri New Business Partner of the Year award for 2000.
Pictometry International Corp., is the unparalleled provider of aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions serving the government and public utility sectors. The company’s patented image capture processes and 3D modeling algorithms coupled with analytic tools empower end-user workflows with scalable, efficient and highly accurate answer sets in support of emergency response, assessment, corridor mapping and more. For more information contact (866) 659-8439 or visit www.pictometry.com
Pro-West and Associates, Inc.
Pro-West is one of the Midwest’s longest-established firms dedicated to helping public and private entities integrate location technology into their business processes. We deliver GIS services that align with business needs and bring value to our clients. We are committed to providing unrivaled service, clarifying clients’ visions, and ensuring the results they receive are well understood and offer long term solutions.
Quantum Spatial, Inc.
Quantum Spatial is a full-service geospatial firm specializing in spatial data generation, integration, and analysis for clients worldwide. Quantum Spatial brings decades of collective experience in providing quality geospatial solutions throughout North America. Quantum Spatial delivers solutions for clients across all industry verticals with specialized expertise in energy, transportation, utilities, environmental, mining, national security, federal agencies, state and local government, and commercial applications.
RESPEC is an integrated consulting and services firm with over 230 full-time employees and annual revenue over $30 million. Since our founding in 1969, RESPEC has remained committed to its original purpose of providing clients with high-quality technical and advisory services. Because of this commitment, we place particular emphasis on personnel experience and expertise, as well as the reliability and quality of our services.
The Sidwell Company
Sidwell is an industry-leading geospatial solutions provider specializing in GIS products and services for state and local government. We offer cadastral mapping and land records management software and solutions, photogrammetric products and services, GIS asset management solutions, GIS website development and hosting, civic engagement solutions, and GIS consultation.
Surdex Corporation is a top aerial acquisition, digital orthophotography, digital mapping, and geospatial service provider since 1954. Our ownership has a strong foundation in aerial data acquisition and geospatial data services. Our clients include federal, state, and local government, private engineering, defense mapping/Homeland Security, and utilities. With in-house resources of a fleet of specialized acquisition aircraft, large- and medium-format digital sensors, Airborne LiDAR sensor, and other equipment and staff for even the largest project.
Wisconsin Land Information Association
Founded in 1987, the Wisconsin Land Information Association (WLIA) is a grassroots organization representing a collection of concerned professionals and students working to develop, maintain, and apply a network of statewide land information systems. We are united by an interest in land records modernization, GIS, and related technologies, and by the need for government policies and programs to support their efficient and effective application.
WSB & Associates, Inc.
Since 1995, WSB has remained dedicated to creating a culture of relationship building, forward thinking, and collaboration that enables technically-advanced, thoughtful, and creative engineering and design solutions that build a legacy – your legacy.
2. State IT Master Contract Program
This program, established by the State's MN.IT Services BUY-IT program, is designed to help Minnesota state agencies and vendors connect with one another to complete Information Technology (IT) project work, acquire hardware and software, or to provide agencies with additional IT personnel needed to assist in completing current IT projects.