Leica Geosystems appoints GAP Group as an authorised distribution partner

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(Heerbrugg, Switzerland, 04/06/2021) Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, today announces that the GAP Group, the largest independent hire company in the UK, will become one of the company’s authorised distribution partners.

GAP’s Survey and Safety division has full national coverage, with 15 stand-alone depots offering repair and calibration services at dedicated locations throughout the UK. This specialist division has recently formed a new Technical Services unit and will continue to invest further in new and innovative survey technology as our partnership develops.

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Karen Greenshields, Managing Director of GAP Technical and Environmental Services, commented,

“Forming a strategic partnership with Leica Geosystems as a UK authorised distribution partner was an important milestone for our Survey and Safety division, allowing GAP to provide our customers with the full Leica Geosystems range for hire, sales and, later this year, calibration and repairs. We are thrilled to be partnered with Leica Geosystems allowing us to provide this complete service to our customers.”

GAP’s continued investment into its Technical and Environmental Services divisions which include Survey and Safety, Lifting, Tanker Services, Trenching and Shoring and Event Services, makes strategic supplier relationships with partners such as Leica Geosystems paramount as the company continues to expand.

Jonn Hicks, Managing Director of Leica Geosystems UK, commented, “With modern technology and methodology continuously changing, it is a great time for Leica Geosystems to work alongside the GAP Group on upcoming opportunities and develop further the Leica Geosystems offering through their nationwide dedicated survey businesses.”

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
Revolutionising the world of measurement and survey for 200 years, Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, creates complete solutions for professionals across the planet. Known for premium products and innovative solution development, professionals in a diverse mix of industries, such as aerospace and defence, safety and security, construction, and manufacturing, trust Leica Geosystems for all their geospatial needs. With precise and accurate instruments, sophisticated software, and trusted services, Leica Geosystems delivers value every day to those shaping the future of our world.

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications. Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous — ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 21,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of 3.8bn EUR. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.


For further information, please contact:

Leica Geosystems AG
Mark Laud – Business Director, UK Distribution

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