October 07, 2009 10:00 ET

Quantapoint Awarded GSA Laser Scanning IDIQ Contract

Selection Based on Quantapoint's Significant Experience, Broad Expertise and Coverage of All GSA Regions of the United States

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwire - October 7, 2009) - Quantapoint (http://www.quantapoint.com) -- provider of laser scanning technology and services that provides precise facility as-built information for engineering analysis and asset management -- announced that it was awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Laser Scanning Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The IDIQ contract is for Quantapoint and its partners to provide laser scanning and related services for all GSA regions of the United States in support of Building Information Modeling (BIM), building modifications and performance upgrades such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. The contract has a maximum value of $30 million over five years.

Quantapoint's unique combination of significant experience, broad expertise and coverage of all GSA regions were major factors in the award. Quantapoint is one of the world's most experienced laser scanning companies, having executed more than 1,400 laser scanning projects over 18 years in facilities ranging from historic structures and multi-story office buildings to refineries, nuclear power plants and offshore platforms. Quantapoint also has a broad range of laser scanning expertise, having created multiple generations of laser scanner hardware and viewing and analysis software that have been used for projects around the world.

"Quantapoint originally developed the concept of 360 degree laser scanning to support the documentation of public buildings, so we are pleased that the GSA has decided to adopt laser scanning as an effective and accurate method of developing BIM for renovation and restoration projects," said Eric Hoffman, Founder of Quantapoint. "We look forward to using our practical experience and technological expertise to help develop standards, work processes and best practices to advance the usage of laser scanning."

Added John R. Wilson, Quantapoint's President and CEO, "We are delighted that the US government have recognized Quantapoint's leadership role in laser scanning by the award of this contract. We look forward to working with our partners to deliver value to the government and playing a significant role in the preservation and improvement of this county's inventory of public buildings."

Quantapoint's Laser Scanning IDIQ team includes Martinez+Johnson Architecture; EMO Energy Solutions; Rolf Jensen & Associates; Protection Engineering Group; AMT Engineering; Hinman Consulting Engineers; Arnold Animations and Certainty3D.

For more information on laser scanning or related services, please contact Lisa Buff at +1-248-310-3200 or lbuff@quantapoint.com.

About Quantapoint

Quantapoint uses patented laser scanning technology to create a high-resolution Digitized Facility™ of Laser Models™ (not "point clouds") that can be accessed directly, within various CAD packages or integrated with facility and asset information. By putting critical facility as-built information at our client's fingertips, Quantapoint has helped them reduce costs, optimize schedules, increase quality and improve safety. For more information on our technology and services, please visit www.quantapoint.com, e-mail info@quantapoint.com or call +1-412-653-0100.

Contact Information


  • For additional information, please contact:

    James McGill
    VP of Marketing
    Quantapoint, Inc.
    Telephone: 412-653-0100, x-200
    E-mail: jmcgill@quantapoint.com