AllTerra PR Release March 15, 2023
AllTerra Grows Its UAV Portfolio by Becoming a GeoCue Distributer
AllTerra Central, Inc., the world’s #1 Trimble geospatial dealer, has joined the distribution network of GeoCue. AllTerra will now provide the full line of TrueView 3D Imaging Sensors, an innovative UAV LiDAR and photogrammetry solution. It allows for fast, automated generation of true 3D colorized point clouds, oblique imagery, and orthophotos from a single UAV flight.
Geocue’s Kris Kelley had this to say about AllTerra:
“We couldn’t be happier having AllTerra Central as part of our Geocue team and we already know they will be successful. AllTerra has been supporting the Southwestern United States as a reputable Trimble dealer for decades. Having them sign on with Geocue to expand their menu and build up the marketplace with new payload options/geospatial software is a solid sign of faith in our company, as well as initiative for development and growth on both ends.”
AllTerra is also authorized to sell LP360 LiDAR & photogrammetry 3D point cloud software. LP360, an advanced desktop LIDAR software package, makes easy work of extracting information and generating deliverables in an intuitive GIS environment.
AllTerra Central is committed to providing geospatial solutions that fit all the needs of the modern surveyor. Part of that mission is being up to date on the latest technologies. In Geocue, AllTerra Central has a partner with a solid track record of providing reliable hardware and software for UAV LiDAR and imagery.
Chris Mauldin, AllTerra’s Technology Sales Manager
AllTerra’s Technology Sales Manager, Chris Mauldin said, “We are excited to add GeoCue to our geospatial portfolio. AllTerra Central prides itself on our ability to, not only offer the greatest in technology products, but to support them as well. We believe that by staying on top of technology products, we can help our customers become more efficient and grow their business.”
If you’re interested in UAV LiDAR, photogrammetry, and/or geospatial data processing software, please follow this link for more information.
AllTerra PR Release February 3, 2023
AllTerra RTKnet is now available in Arizona!
Austin, TX., Feb. 3, 2023 - AllTerra Central announces the launch of the Arizona portion of our 4 state VRS network. Network-wide access now includes Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona. You get 4 states with just 1 subscription to the AllTerra RTKnet.
“We have hundreds of receivers that make up our network across the 4 states," said Bobby Hempfling, President of AllTerra Central. “The AZ network will continue to improve, currently there is a VRS island for Phoenix as well as 10 additional Single Base solutions around the state. Our expansion into Arizona includes coverage of major metro areas and most populated areas.”
For more information, visit https://allterracentral.com/rtknet
About AllTerra Central, Inc.
AllTerra Central has offices throughout Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arizona. AllTerra Central offers Trimble and Spectra Precision solutions in Surveying, MGIS, Marine, Forensics, Mobile Mapping and Infrastructure and provide sales, rentals, repairs, and support for these products. Additionally, they offer mobile/airborne LIDAR and Photogrammetry solutions from GeoCue and Microdrones.
AllTerra PR Release January 7, 2022
AllTerra Central / Frontier Precision announce acquisition of assets and business of BuildingPoint West
Austin, TX., Jan. 7, 2022 - AllTerra Central and Frontier Precision are excited to announce the acquisition of the assets of BuildingPoint West, based out of Golden, Colorado. BuildingPoint West served: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. AllTerra Central will be taking over the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma, while Frontier Precision will take over the states of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho and in the future – Utah and Nevada.
“We look forward to serving the construction professionals in the Rocky Mountains,” said Dennis Kemmesat, President and CEO of Frontier Precision. “BuildingPoint West has years of building construction and technology experience, we want to build on that longstanding service BuildingPoint West has provided to the region, with expanded portfolios of new products and services along with a more accessible local presence for service, repair, and technical support – we are certainly excited to now to have the full portfolio of Trimble Building Construction products to offer our customers in this region.”
Frontier Precision will be bringing the portfolio of products from Trimble to the region, along with new training, professional service, and support products to ensure customers get optimum value and return from their equipment purchases.
“We have long had an interest in more fully entering the vertical construction market” said Bobby Hempfling, President of AllTerra Central and now BuildingPoint Central. “We look forward to combining the layout expertise of AllTerra, the domain knowledge of BuildingPoint and the service/tech support infrastructure to better support our general contractors and MEP trade partners. With 6 service centers and tech support teams in all the major markets around Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arizona, we can fully support our customers and bring a more robust solution to our customers.”
“We are very excited to join AllTerra Central and expand our contractor offerings with local support and service throughout our coverage area,” said Jim McCartney, BuildingPoint West Sales Manager. “This combination of workflow expertise and business infrastructure means an even better user experience for our valued client base.”
About AllTerra Central, Inc.
AllTerra Central Inc. was formed in 2018 by the merger of Western Data Systems (WDS) and Martin Instrument, two Trimble dealers in Texas and Oklahoma. The Trimble MGIS territory of New Mexico was added in 2019 with the purchase of assets from Compass Tools. In December of 2021, AllTerra Central purchased Allen Instruments’ Arizona location. AllTerra Central now has offices throughout Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arizona. AllTerra Central offers Trimble and Spectra Precision solutions in Surveying, MGIS, Marine, Mobile Mapping and Infrastructure and provide sales, rentals, repairs, and support for these products. Additionally, they offer mobile/airborne LIDAR and Photogrammetry solutions from GeoSLAM and Microdrones.
About Frontier Precision
Frontier Precision is an employee-owned company with over 34 years of experience serving survey, mapping, engineering, construction, GIS, drones/UAS/unmanned, forensics, forestry, water resources, mosquito and vector control, invasive plant control, and natural resources professionals throughout the western United States.
From our original office in Bismarck, North Dakota, we’ve grown our footprint thousands of miles in every direction. Today, you’ll find us in South Dakota, Minnesota, Colorado, Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. Additionally, Frontier provides service in the states of Wyoming, Utah, Florida, and Texas. We pride ourselves on offering exemplary customer service; and our industry professionals are here to help you find a solution to fit your needs.
AllTerra PR Release November 3, 2021
AllTerra Central and CSDS announce the acquisition of Allen Instruments & Supplies
Austin, TX., Nov. 3, 2021 - AllTerra Central and California Surveying & Drafting Supply, Inc. (CSDS), two leading Trimble Geospatial dealers globally, announce the purchase of Allen Instruments & Supplies from Empire Technology Holdings, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. Allen Instruments, a family business since 1969, is a Trimble Geospatial dealer with active representation in the Southwest USA. Acquired by Empire Technology holdings in 2015, Allen Instruments has been a leading provider in GPS, Robotics, LIDAR and survey solutions in Southern California and Arizona. The acquisition will be effective on November 30, 2021.
"We are extremely excited to welcome the California-based Allen Instruments group of employees to the CSDS team," states Tom Cardenas, President of CSDS "As a leader in the geospatial and large format printing solutions in Northern California for over 35 years, it is extremely important that we expand our coverage into Southern California and combine the forces of both organizations to offer the highest level of expertise to the industries that we serve. This is an important acquisition for CSDS, as it will offer California clients a single point of contact for all their precision positioning and workflow optimization needs. With 3 new offices in Ventura, Anaheim and Escondido it will position CSDS as a leader in Trimble Geospatial solution distribution and expand our expertise into innovative surveying solutions such as 3D laser scanning, UAV, mobile mapping and the largest and most reliable commercial real time network surveying networks (RTN) in the Western US."
AllTerra Central, the leading dealer of geospatial equipment in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico will now expand its product offerings and professional solutions into Arizona, with an office and storefront in Scottsdale. With the expanded territory of Arizona, AllTerra Central will cover the largest portion of the Southwest United States with Trimble GPS, Robotics and LIDAR systems. "Allen Instruments has always had a strong reputation in the surveying community" states Mike Minick, Owner/VP of Sales for AllTerra Central. "We look forward to continuing that work ethic and degree of professionalism to provide the highest level of service to the Arizona customers."
For sales and operational questions, please continue to contact your local Allen Instruments representatives.
About AllTerra Central, Inc. AllTerra Central Inc. was formed in 2018 by the merger of Western Data Systems (WDS) and Martin Instrument, two Trimble dealers in Texas and Oklahoma. The Trimble MGIS territory of New Mexico was added in 2019 with the purchase of assets from Compass Tools. AllTerra Central currently has offices throughout Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico and now Arizona. AllTerra Central offers Trimble and Spectra Precision solutions in Surveying, MGIS, Marine, Mobile Mapping and Infrastructure and provide sales, rentals, repairs and support for these products. Additionally, they offer mobile/airborne LIDAR and Photogrammetry solutions from GeoSLAM and Microdrones. Learn more at www.allterracentral.com
About CSDS For over 35 years CSDS has helped clients capture, transform and manage data leading to increased efficiency and profitability. CSDS was recently acquired by Cansel, the largest distributor of land-based positioning gear in Canada, who expanded its business into the U.S through this acquisition. Together we provide precision positioning, GIS and documentation solutions to engineering, surveying, construction, mining, utilities, and government sectors to improve productivity in the complete field to finish workflow. CSDS is headquartered in Sacramento, CA. Learn more at www.csdsinc.com & www.cansel.ca
AllTerra PR Release March 2, 2021
Trimble Announces Rugged, Lightweight Field Data Controller for Land and Construction Surveying
The Trimble TSC5 features a 5-inch screen, keypad and all-day battery for reliable field data collection. Its ergonomic design is lightweight, easy to grip and ideal for rugged environments. The TSC5 is resistant to shock, dust and water. A brightly lit, anti-glare screen and backlit alphanumeric keypad enable fast, efficient operation in tough conditions, even while wearing gloves. The controller's battery provides all-day power on a single charge, with the optional removeable battery doubling the power for extended use.
"Surveyors expect to encounter challenging environments and must rely on their equipment to perform as expected in harsh conditions," said Ron Bisio, senior vice president, Trimble Geospatial. "The TSC5 controller is a high-value, reliable solution that land surveyors can leverage for field data collection tasks performed all day, every day."
AllTerra PR Release February 16, 2021
New Trimble SX12 Scanning Total Station Adds Features and Applications for Versatile Everyday Surveying and Scanning
AllTerra PR Release September 1, 2020
Trimble R12i GNSS receiver incorporates tilt compensation
AllTerra PR Release November 5, 2019
New Trimble R12 Receiver Boosts Surveying Performance
Advanced RTK Engine Delivers Increased Accuracy and Productivity in Challenging GNSS Environments
AllTerra PR Release September 16, 2019
Trimble Blends Performance and Simplicity with New X7 3D Laser Scanning System
Innovative High-Speed 3D Laser Scanning System Simplifies Use, Increases Efficiency and Provides Confidence in the Field to Capture Digital Data
-Smart Trimble X-Drive technology to eliminate the need for annual calibration
-Survey-grade self-leveling to ensure consistent data quality
-Professional quality and sturdy IP55 rating backed by an industry leading two-year warranty
AllTerra PR Release September 16, 2019
Trimble's New High-Accuracy Handheld Augmented Reality System Takes Data Visualization Outdoors
Trimble SiteVision Provides an Innovative Way to Visually Explore and Understand Complex Information
AllTerra PR Release May 21, 2019
Trimble Releases Next-Generation Integrated Smartphone and GIS Data Collector - The TDC600 Handheld
Professional GNSS Performance in a Rugged Smartphone
PR Release January 17, 2018
In the photo (from left to right): Wendy and Mike Hefer, owners of WDS, join Martin Instrument's President Bobby
Hempfling and Vice President Mike Minick in announcing the merger.
Martin Instrument and WDS announce merger to create AllTerra Central
Combined company will drive technological innovation, addressing the needs of surveying, mapping, engineering and construction industries
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 18, 2018 - Martin Instrument and Western Data Systems (WDS) today announced that the companies have completed a merger agreement to create AllTerra Central. The combined staff will allow AllTerra Central to better focus on bringing Trimble Optical, GNSS and GIS solutions and complete field supply availability to the Surveying, Mapping, Engineering and Construction markets across Texas and Oklahoma. The Management team will be headed up by Bobby Hempfling as President and Mike Minick as Vice President, with continued operation supported by the all the great employees of both companies.
“Both of our companies have prospered for more than 25 years because of their technical knowledge, strong customer relationships and focus on great customer service. When the opportunity became available to merge the talents of both, everyone involved knew that something incredible would result. This company will be unstoppable in providing support and high-tech solutions to the industry,” said Hempfling.
The new AllTerra Central will be headquartered in Austin, TX, with locations in Houston, Dallas/Ft Worth, San Antonio, McAllen, Oklahoma City and Midland/Odessa.
“We have long admired Bobby and Mike and the incredible success story they have created at Martin Instrument. I strongly support the AllTerra vision for the future and the culture of innovation and great customer service," said Michael Hefer, owner of WDS.
AllTerra Central will continue to provide sales of both new and used equipment, service centers to repair that equipment, and rental/leasing services to various industries/municipalities. Additionally, it will operate the most complete VRS network in TX and OK, and will continue to serve customers with a robust online solution - allowing easy access to products, services, and information to everyone.
For questions about this exciting news, please contact Bobby Hempfling at 512-282-4099 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit www.allterracentral.com.
About Martin Instrument
Martin Instrument is Trimble's Premier Authorized Dealer for Survey Equipment. The team is comprised of highly experienced and dedicated people committed to providing the best knowledge and customer service in the surveying equipment industry. Martin Instrument was founded 23 years ago by Marty and Gina Richardson. Martin Instrument sells new and pre-owned Trimble, Nikon, and Spectra Precision survey products with a large selection of pre–owned GPS Systems, total stations, data collectors, and accessories, available online at martininstrument.com or at our stores in Austin and San Antonio, Texas.
About Western Data Systems
Western Data Systems provides cutting edge positioning technology and solutions to the Geospatial Industries through Trimble Sales, Rentals, Training, Service, and Support of the best products at the best prices. WDS was founded by Michael Hefer in 1983 and is committed to building long‐term personal and professional relationships through genuine concern and appreciation for our customers, our vendors, our company, and our team members: thereby providing opportunities for growth and development for each.
Martin Instrument PR Release May 1, 2017
Surveying All New Territories - Martin Instrument Expanding to All of Texas and Oklahoma
Austin, Texas; May 1, 2017 - Martin Instrument, the premier, authorized Trimble dealer of survey and construction equipment in Austin and San Antonio, Texas, announced today it would be expanding into all of Texas and Oklahoma. “The Martin Instrument team has worked really hard over the past several years taking care of our customers and we are very proud and excited that Trimble has granted us this additional territory,” said Bobby Hempfling, Martin Instrument President. “We’re looking forward to getting out there, meeting people and bringing the same excellent level of customer service to Dallas, Houston and all of Oklahoma.”
Martin Instrument PR Release June 6, 2016
In the photo (from left to right): New owners Mike Minick and
Bobby Hempfling with founders Gina and Marty Richardson
Martin Instrument Announces New Ownership
Austin, TX, June 6, 2016 - Martin Instrument, the premier, authorized Trimble dealer of survey and construction equipment in Texas, has announced Bobby Hempfling and Mike Minick as new owners. Although all of the employees have an equity interest in Martin Instrument, Bobby and Mike are now the majority shareholders and in control of the direction of the company. The new leadership team will assume responsibilities immediately and will succeed Marty and Gina Richardson, who have stepped down to focus their energy on BuildingPoint Texas, a construction technology solution company.
Bobby Hempfling, the new President, has been part of the Martin Instrument team for 11 years, managing the sales department. During that time he has helped grow the revenues of the company more than three fold with his leadership. He will be taking charge of the overall management and strategic direction of the company. Co-owner and new Vice-President Mike Minick, who has been with the company over 12 years, will be in charge of seeking out new business opportunities and managing the company’s new technology expansion into UAV drones and 3D laser scanning.
“We have been so lucky to have had the opportunity to work for Marty and Gina over the years, and in the process have learned a lot about running a small business effectively. Mike and I plan on capitalizing on our past successes and growing the business further with our ability to listen to customers and provide them with the solutions they need,” said Hempfling.