Record educational order
By Chris Sleight12 May 2008
The Polish Ministry of Education has agreed to buy more than 860 surveying instruments from Topcon. The order, comprising 430 total stations and 430 optical levels is thought to be a world record.
The equipment will be delivered by TPI - Topcon's exclusive dealer in Poland - to secondary schools and technical colleges throughout the country, following the signing of an agreement on 5 May. The models being delivered are Topcon's GPT3107N reflector-less total stations and AT-G6 levels.
Commenting on the deal, Topcon Europe Positioning director of marketing and sales, Ewout Korpershoek said, "The Ministry of Education has made a wise long-term investment in Poland's future, by making sure that the surveyors of tomorrow get acquainted with state-of-the-are technology at an early phase of their lives.