The two companies have worked together for a number of years by reselling each other’s products. Additionally, MB-International data has been integrated into Global CRESTA Plus. This highly successful data product is a digital implementation of the CRESTA (Catastrophe Risk Evaluating and Standardising Target Accumulations) zoning standard used by insurers and reinsurers world-wide.
Europa Technologies will add NAVSTREETS street-level mapping from Nokia (Navteq) to its data portfolio, for which MB-International is an official distributor. Uniquely, its clients will have the opportunity to consume this high quality mapping as a service directly into their web, desktop and mobile applications, using the award-winning viaEuropa hosted map platform.
Additionally, Europa Technologies will offer global postal and demographic data from MB-International, working in harmony with its own global base maps and administrative data.
Europa Technologies’ founder and director Warren Vick said: “We have enjoyed working with MB-International in recent years and are delighted to extend our collaboration with this new partnership. Our mutual business to date demonstrates the complementary nature of our respective product portfolios. We look forward to the new opportunities provided by this highly valued partnership.”
Ray Roberts-York, MB-International’s managing director, added: “I am very happy that our collaboration which has been successful for so long is now being strengthened even further. I am very pleased that we can react with a more effective and targeted response to the individual needs of our customers.”
About Europa Technologies
Europa Technologies is an award-winning specialist in digital maps and associated services for a wide variety of market sectors and applications. Our resources allow organisations with international interests to better understand their customers, assets and markets, in a geographic context, to gain a competitive or strategic advantage. Mapping products and services from Europa Technologies are used by many Fortune Global 500 companies, governments and missions of the United Nations.
The company has global licence agreements with a number of leading Internet-based service providers including Google. Through deployment via Google Earth and Google Maps alone, our world data products have been seen by over 700 million people, approximately 1 in 10 of the world’s entire population.
MB-International, a sister company of MB-Research, offers a wide range of data products for business-critical geospatial analysis. MB-International’s products include Population, Households, Age Bands, Unemployment as well as Purchasing Power, Retail Turnover and Consumer Spending on most geographical levels. They also produce and license vector postcode (ZIP) and administrative boundaries for most countries worldwide.
MB-International assists businesses who want to make better informed investments with market data. With a team of experienced consultants they have a collective 30 years of experience in the Global GIS and Geo-data industry. They are specialists in providing tailor-made data products according to each customer’s individual requirements, for the purpose of sales targeting, expansion planning and site location analysis using a wide range of Geomarketing and Business Intelligence applications.
For more information, visit www.europa.uk.com, follow us on Twitter at @europatech or on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/europa-technologies