Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc., and Autodesk, Inc., announced they have signed a letter of intent under which both companies will collaborate to allow products within Autodesk’s leading design and construction software portfolio for Building Information Modeling (BIM) to more efficiently interact with Topcon’s on-site field positioning hardware.
DIT honors ‘outstanding leader in international business and innovation’
The Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) recently conferred the award of Honorary Doctorate on Ireland native Ray O’Connor, president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), a global leader in precision measurement instruments.
Tim Weyland, a human resource (HR) executive with more than 20 years of experience at various companies, has been named vice president of human resources for Topcon America Corporation.
In that position he will be responsible for Topcon Positioning Systems headquartered in California and Topcon Medical Services, headquartered in New Jersey.
Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announces the launch of Topcon TotalCare, an integration of the company’s customer care and its Topcon University training resources. The web portal has been developed as a complete source and training solution for both Topcon dealers and end users of positioning technologies and features both online resources and personal assistance.
Only two years after Topcon Corporation announced the promotion of Ray O’Connor to managing executive officer, the president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), has been promoted to company senior managing executive officer. He has also been named president of the newly formed Positioning Company division of Topcon Corporation.
For Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), located in Livermore, California, a subsidiary of Topcon Corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the amount of work needed for Japan to recover from the March 11, 2011 earthquake and ensuing tsunami disaster was fully realized by a group of employees who volunteered to help in cleanup efforts.
Twelve TPS employees, including Mick Yamazaki, chief operating officer, spent three days cleaning up debris in an area of the Tohoku (northeast) district of Japan.
The Wall Street Journal, one of the world’s most prestigious publications, recently examined remote asset management technology for the construction industry that not only monitors how machines are being used (and sometimes abused) but also can help slash energy costs, and determine machine location as well as prevent theft.
Topcon was listed as a company that develops and sells the technology and monitoring services to the equipment manufacturers and directly to equipment owners.
“How do you Topcon?” is the theme for Topcon Positioning Systems’ (TPS) new video contest aimed at showing how customers put TPS instruments to work.
The contest will run August 1 through October 31, 2011.