About Us:

Established in 1987, M.A.N. Mapping Services, Inc. is a photogrammetric

mapping firm that strives to provide the very best quality mapping to meet the needs

of our clients.  M.A.N. Mapping Services offers complete photogrammetric services

including: aerial image acquisition, aero-triangulation, conventional and digital

photographic lab services, digital topographic mapping, and digital orthophotographic

imagery. 



Our History:

M.A.N. Mapping Services, Inc. was founded in 1987 by Larry Mumford and Bob

Niepert.  Larry and Bob brought together their experiences from private industry and

the military to establish a photogrammetric services company to serve the mapping

needs of private and governmental organizations.   Larry Mumford continues as the

owner and president of the company while Bob Niepert is semi-retired. 




Our Approach:

Although many projects can be efficiently completed using time-tested methods,

some projects call for innovative approaches to meet unique requirements.

We will do our best to find the approach that meets your needs and fits your budget.

Read about some of our projects


Our Staff:

LARRY MUMFORD - President

Education

B.S., Business Administration, Franklin University
Photogrammetry - Ohio State University Military Technical Schools

Experience

25+ years experience in all phases of map production with 15 years managing a medium-size photogrammetry company.  Larry is the president and owner of M.A.N. Mapping Services. He has negotiated and supervised approximately 4,000 photogrammetry projects ranging in size from a few acres to multi-county projects. Larry is a member of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing as well as the Professional Land Surveyors of Ohio.

lmumford@manmapping.com



BOB NIEPERT - Co-Founder (RETIRED)

Education

Photogrammetry - Ohio State University Military Technical Schools

Experience

25+ years of experience with technical responsibility for map production in both government and private sectors.  Bob has been a working manager using analog and analytical stereo instruments with digital and conventional map output.  Bob has directly supervised an estimated 2,500 projects for M.A.N. Mapping Services and 5,000 projects with others.   Bob is a member of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping as well as the Professional Land Surveyors of Ohio.

Although retired, Bob helps with aerial photography and map production on an as-needed basis.



DENNIS SHIMER - Technician

Education

A.S., Photogrammetry, Ferris State University

Experience

Involved in the mapping industry since 1982 operating analog, analytical and soft-copy instruments with CADMAP, VrOne and VrTwo software.  Dennis has been responsible for an estimated 2500 projects that included collection of data and translation to other software.  He is in charge of the digital photo image section which includes scanning, aerotriangulating and rectifying digital images.  Dennis is a member of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Dennis has served as adjunct faculty for Columbus State Community College teaching "Elements of Photogrammetry".  Dennis has a blog promoting the use of Python programming in VrOne, better known as VrPython.  The blog can be found at http://dshimer.blogspot.com/.

dshimer@manmapping.com




CHRISTIAN BACHMAN - Technician

Education

A.S., Surveying Technology, The Pennsylvania State University - Wilkes Barre Campus
B.S., Surveying Engineering, The Ohio State University
S.I.T., State of Ohio

Experience

Prior to joining M.A.N. in 1996, Christian worked as a surveyor for 2 Columbus area firms.  At M.A.N. Mapping, Christian handles project planning, photo laboratory services, map editing, and orthophoto production.  Christian also compiles map data using the VrTwo softcopy system.

cbachman@manmapping.com

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Contact us:

M.A.N. Mapping Services, Inc.
4090 Weaver Court South
Hilliard, Ohio 43026
Phone: (614) 876-3663

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