Press Release

Each year, GIS-industry leader Esri awards an outstanding group of users who have set new standards in the GIS community with their Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award. Thousands of nominations are made by ESRI employees, and the award winners are hand selected by Jack Dangermond, owner and president of ESRI.

This year Mapping Specialists was honored to be one of the few to recieve a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award from ESRI. Candidates included federal, state, and local governments as well as universities, & non-profits from all over the world. Over 300,000 organizations were considered this year for the award.

ESRI is recognizing Mapping Specialists our production of Hema Atlas as well as other high profile cartographic products such as the Earth Atlas, and working directly with ESRI staff to review their exporting, printing, cartography, and a host of other tools to help push GIS into the publishing industry.

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Mapping Specialists, Ltd.

3000 Cahill Main

Suite 220

Fitchburg, WI 53711

Phone 608.274.4004

Fax 608.274.9689

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