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CompassTools Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence!

CompassTools is proud to be celebrating 20 years of empowering geospatial excellence! Through hard work and perseverance, we have been able to assist thousands of companies in creating and maintaining their GIS. We are proud to serve the Mapping and GIS community and couldn’t have done it without our loyal customers. Because of you, we are the leaders in geospatial data collection and management, and we thank you. When it comes to getting the job done right the first time around, you can count on us. Here is to another 20 years of excellence!

CompassTools Founder, W. Brant Howard, with Esri President and Founder, Jack Dangermond. CompassTools is a proud Esri partner and has been recognized for dedication and commitment to the GIS community.


CompassTools 2014 User Conference: What You Missed

CompassTools' annual user conference was on May 20, 2014 at our office in Centennial, Colorado. We would like to thank everyone that could make it! For those of you that couldn't make it, see what you missed!




Why Should You Consider Certified Training for Your Company?
Read this article about the benefits of Certified Training and how it can help you ensure you are collecting the best possible field data for your GIS.


We Invite You to Attend the CompassTools User Conference on May 20, 2014 at Our Office in Centennial, Colorado
CompassTools would like to invite you to attend our annual CompassTools User Conference in May. The conference will be held at our office May 20, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We will cover new and exciting technologies and field questions about mapping and survey data collection, new hardware and software capabilities, and more! If you would like to attend, please contact Melanie Zapata

Visit CompassTools at GeCo In the Rockies, Sept 22-26, 2014
Platinum Sponsor provides solutions for all GIS/GPS needs

GIS in the Rockies is teaming up with Geospatial Conference of the West in 2014 to create the GeCo in the Rockies Conference in beautiful Grand Junction, Colorado. Visit our booth to experience the latest in GPS/GIS technology and capabilities! We would love to share our insights and experiences with you! Read More>>


CompassTools Has Officially Launched Survey-Grade GPS Rentals!
We are now renting survey-grade GPS equipment with the same quality and expertise that you are used to with our mapping-grade equipment

If you are in need of survey equipment and don't want to buy expensive gear then renting is for you! We are now renting Trimble R8, R10, GeoXR6000, TSC3, and all of the accessories you need to get the job done! More About Survey Rentals>>


We Are Now Renting 3M Pipe and Cable Locators!
Amazing new technology that allows you to map underground utilities with one pass

Are you mapping buried utility lines or cables? Are you installing new utility lines and would like to find them in the future without worrying about losing traceability? Now you can locate without the need of a transmitter or tracer wire. Use with RFID Tape and Marker Balls to streamline your workflow! More About 3M Locators>>


Welcome to the CompassTools Family, Eli Crawley!

We are happy to welcome Elizabeth "Eli" Crawley to the CompassTools family! She will be taking lead of all rentals and helping to provide the best service possible to our customers. She is a smart and talented young woman and she will add tremendous strength to our team! Welcome Eli!


CompassTools Launches Base Station in Durango, CO

We have installed a GPS reference station in Durango, Colorado! It will provide free differential correction data to GPS users in the Four Corners area of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona. The correction data can significantly enhance the accuracy of location coordinates captured by GPS receivers used in mapping and surveying applications. Read More>>


CompassTools Offers Weedseeker From Trimble
Municipalities, Utility companies and others can use economical, ecologically-sound equipment

With the summer fast approaching, municipalities, parks and rec organizations, utilities and other organizations with easements, sidewalks, roadsides or pavements are now dealing with the annual problem of weed control. Read More>>

How Can Using GIS/GPS to Improve Water/Wastewater Management?

Click Here to read an article featured in ServiceLine Magazine!