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.