MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., USA - January 4, 2011 - East View is pleased
to announce it has purchased Map Link and relocated its operation from Santa Barbara,
California to Minnetonka, Minnesota. The leading supplier of worldwide travel and
adventure maps, East View Map Link is the integral link between publishers, resellers
and retail customers. A new website has also been created at
Complementing East View Map Link are its sister companies, East View Cartographic
(EVC) and East View Information Services (EVIS). EVC is a leading provider of authoritative
maps and geospatial data from around the world. EVIS is the leading provider of
Russian, Chinese and Arabic social science, statistical and census content.
East View now boasts a full spectrum of authoritative source material to underpin
its geospatial production and foreign language database production. East View serves
an audience of users as varied as scholars, petroleum geologists, intelligence analysts,
sailboat owners, adventure hikers and avionics engineers.
Kent D. Lee, East View's CEO, made the acquisition of Map Link "to ensure continued
service to consumers of adventure and travel maps from around the world but also
to add over five hundred new publisher relationships that aggregate or produce extremely
large scale mapping products in multiple scripts with millions of geonames. Human
Terrain/Human Geography is a growing topic of interest for some of our customers
and the Map Link acquisition, in complement to EVC and EVIS, gives East View unique
capabilities in assisting our variety of customers."
For more information, contact:
Chief Marketing Officer
East View Companies
10601 Wayzata Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55305 USA
About East View
East View was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. East
View is comprised of East View Information Services (www.eastview.com),
East View Cartographic (www.cartographic.com)
and East View Map Link (www.evmaplink.com).
East View maintains thousands of supplier/publisher relationships throughout the
world for geospatial data and Russian, Arabic and Chinese-produced social and hard
science content. East View maintains a data center in Minneapolis where it hosts
dozens of foreign language databases and millions of geospatial, Russian, Chinese
and Arabic metadata records.