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Sewall is awarded Massachusetts ITS33 contract for GIS services

The Operational Services Division (OSD) of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has awarded James W. Sewall Company an Information Technology Services (ITS33)--Solutions Providers contract for the development, customization, selection, and implementation of geographic information systems (GIS). Under the terms of this procurement, Sewall is pre-qualified to provide a range of GIS services, including data conversion and maintenance, database design and application development, software and systems integration, and web services to government agencies, municipalities, and other public institutions within the Commonwealth. The two-year contract, effective 1 July 2008, allows statewide entities to contract Sewall directly without utilizing the public bid process.

Sewall is one of eight GIS vendors awarded the contract based on project experience, staff expertise and capacity, proven performance across platforms, and best value. The ITS33 contract is the primary statewide contract used by Commonwealth agencies for the procurement of GIS services.

Founded in 1880, Sewall is an integrated team of geospatial, engineering and natural resource consultants who partner with clients to create practical, sustainable solutions. The company’s diverse portfolio is based on 100 years' experience in surveying and engineering; 60 years' in aerial mapping; and 20 years' in GIS and software application development. Recently the company formed Geospatial Solutions, a new GIS-oriented technology group that will develop and deliver innovative products and services to Sewall clients in government and industry.

To obtain more information on Sewall’s ITS33 contract, contact: Lisa Schoonmaker, Communications Director, at (207) 827-4456, x218; Email:; or visit


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