Press Release: Orbit GT, NedGraphics to co-operate on BGT in The Netherlands


Published 19 April 2012 by P. Jongert

Lokeren, Belgium, and Vianen, The Netherlands, April 19th, 2012.
Orbit GeoSpatial Technologies and NedGraphics announce to co-operate on the national BGT project.
Orbit GeoSpatial Technologies and NedGraphics have signed a cooperation agreement to integrate Orbit GT’s software solutions for mapping into NedGraphics’ portfolio’s for government GIS solutions. BGT is the name of the Dutch project to create a country-wide detailed base map. BGT holds local governments responsible for their proper part of the country.

“We are very pleased to have an agreement with the most important company in the geo business in The Netherlands”, says Peter Bonne, VP Business Development of Orbit GT. “This agreement will help many Dutch government organizations to integrate their daily work with their new challenge of maintaining the BGT.”
“We’re happy to see our portfolio integrate with Orbit GT’s specialized tools for mapping and photogrammetry” , says Garmt Zuidema, commercial director NedGraphics. “It’s a perfect match and logic extension to provide our customers continued support in their challenges.”

About Orbit GeoSpatial Technologies
Orbit Geospatial Technologies (Orbit GT) is located in Lokeren, Belgium, and operated since 1972 until 2010 under the name of Eurotronics. Privately owned, Orbit GT has developed high level and multi-platform GIS solutions gaining market leadership in government, public safety and mapping industry businesses.

About Nedgraphics
Since 1992 we expressly present ourselves as an open and independent supplier of organisation-wide CAD and GIS solutions, tailored for the Dutch market. Our expertise includes the total field of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Operational Data Stores and Internet Access.
We have extensive knowledge of and experience with the application of Open CAD and GIS standards. In our opinion a CAD or GIS solution should be open and flexibly integrated with existing applications. They should support your workflows and not depend on the underlying technology. NedGraphics develops applications on all CAD systems used in the Netherlands, namely IGOS, AutoCAD and MicroStation. NedGraphics is part of the Cadac Group.