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Jason Pohlman, Employee of the Year

Ringing in the New Year, Surdex announced the 2018 Employee of the Year , Jason Pohlman, Flight Acquisition Manager. Each quarter, employees nominate their fellow employees who embody our vision of dedication and excellence, and one recipient is selected each quarter. At the end of the year, the Employee of the Year is selected fromLearn More
  • 18 Jan, 2019
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Craig Molander, Senior Vice President, Dies

Craig Molander, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Surdex, died on September 18, 2018. Craig worked for Surdex for 18 years and was very well known throughout the industry. He was a key member of the business development team and was instrumental in working with the USDA during the formative phases of the NAIPLearn More
  • 24 Sep, 2018
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Missouri Flooding Imagery

Two days after its acquisition, aerial imagery of Missouri’s Meramec River flooding is now available online. Using their browser, viewers can zoom in and pan (left-right, up-down) to see the severity and extensiveness of the devastation. This online viewing tool was developed by Surdex Corporation, which acquired and processed the imagery. Because of the ongoingLearn More
  • 4 May, 2017
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Merrick-Surdex JV Awarded Contract with USGS

July 7, 2016 – The Merrick-Surdex Joint Venture (JV) signed a five-year, multimillion dollar Geospatial Product and Services Contract (GPSC) with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to provide mapping and surveying services. GPSC is a suite of contracts used by federal, state, and municipal government entities. The contract will be administered through the NationalLearn More
  • 11 Jul, 2016
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New Backup Generator Assures Uptime

In the spring of 2016, Surdex installed a diesel-powered backup generator that automatically triggers during an interruption in power. The generator can fully sustain all production (all work stations and over 100 servers) in the event of loss of power. The large capacity fuel tank can be refueled as needed, enabling continuous, long-term operation. TheLearn More
  • 9 Jun, 2016
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Surdex Founder Earl Hoffmann Dies Age 89

Earl R. Hoffmann, Sr., founder of Surdex Corporation, died April 26, 2016, in Florida at the age of 89 due to complications arising from pneumonia. In 1949 he married his wife Jean and had four children: Earl, Jr., Randall, Ronald, and Russell Hoffmann. Earl began his career in aviation in WWII as a naval aviator,Learn More
  • 4 May, 2016
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USDA NAIP Awards Surdex Six Upgraded Resolution States

Surdex was just selected by the USDA to provide 4-band, 60 cm DOQQs for the states of  Indiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Dakota, Nebraska and South Dakota in 2016 for the National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP). This marks the 14th consecutive year Surdex has been involved in the national program, bringing the company’s aggregate effort toLearn More
  • 13 Apr, 2016
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Surdex Purchases 5th Leica ADS100

In early April, Surdex Corporation purchased its fifth Leica ADS100 Airborne Digital Sensor. This sensor is one of the premier sensors on the market today, a “pushbroom” sensor with a 20,000 pixel swath that provides high acquisition efficiency, excellent image quality, and reduced processing time. With the addition of a fifth sensor, Surdex has evenLearn More
  • 12 Apr, 2016
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Surdex Releases New Web-Based Image Inspection Tool

Surdex has released a new, more powerful version of its web-based image inspection tool, SurCheckSM 4.0 (formerly known as CPAT). This new version is the result of over 5 years of continuous improvement and has met with outstanding reviews. SurCheck makes it extremely quick and easy for customers to review and approve imagery. Artifacts andLearn More
  • 1 Apr, 2016
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