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WGIC Member Updates

WGIC’s Horizons Q2 NewsLetter

August 3, 2021

This Newsletter is aimed to look back at last quarter’s activities by the World Geospatial Industry Council (WGIC).

New season of Topcon Talks Agriculture

May 4, 2021

The Agriculture division of WGIC Member Topcon has launched the fourth season of the Topcon Talks Agriculture podcast series. The previous three seasons are still available for streaming or download and have spanned a wide variety of topics in more than twenty episodes.

Autodesk to acquire Upchain

April 28, 2021

Autodesk, Inc. has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Upchain, a provider of instant-on, cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) and product data management (PDM) solutions. The acquisition positions Autodesk to deliver more value for engineers, manufacturers, suppliers and other product stakeholders by increasing collaboration across the decentralized product value chain, regardless of CAD system.

FARO Global Sustainability Goals to Advance ESG Efforts

April 9, 2021

Recently WGIC member FARO Technologies, Inc., a global leader for 3D measurement, imaging and realization solutions for 3D Metrology, Architecture, Engineering & Construction, and Public Safety Analytics, announced two new strategic goals in support of its Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) efforts.

Fugro Joins Forces with dCarbonX on Decarbonisation Exploration

April 8, 2021

Fugro has signed a strategic framework agreement (SFA) with dCarbonX, a pioneering geo-energy resource company, for decarbonisation exploration projects supporting the development of offshore geo-energy resources in the UK and Ireland.

Dr Zaffar Honorary Fellow of SSSI

April 2, 2021

On March 31, 2021, Dr Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse has been conferred as an Honorary Fellow of the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI).

Trimble Joins the Responsible Business Alliance

March 17, 2021

WGIC member Trimble announced that the company has joined the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), an industry coalition dedicated to corporate social responsibility in global supply chains.

Fugro in Dutch Financial Times

March 17, 2021

WGIC member, Fugro CEO Mark Heine was recently featured in the Dutch Financial Times, discussing last year’s successful refinancing.