|Key people||Dirk Blaauw (CEO)|
|Revenue||NOK 335 million (2012)|
|Operating income||NOK 1,7 million (2012)|
|Net income||NOK -66,6 million (2012)|
About BLOM GROUP
Blom is a leading European service provider within acquisition, processing and modelling of geographical information. Blom maintains unique European databases with collections of map, images and models. With particular focus on online services, Blom provides data and solutions to customers in government, enterprise and consumer markets and enables partners to create applications using Blom’s databases, location based services and navigation solution. Blom has more than 600 employees and subsidiaries in 10 countries. The company headquarters is in Oslo, Norway. Blom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker BLO) (OSE: BLO). For more information, visit www.blomasa.com
Blom ASA was founded in 1954 by hydrographer Ole H. Blom. By 1988 the company was listed on Oslo Stock Exchange.
Blom focuses on the following main market segments:
• Defence & Security • Resources & Environment • Government & Public Administration • Utilities & Infrastructure • Web & Mobile Solutions
Blom uses large format cameras mounted in twin-engined fixed-winged aircraft or rotor wing helicopters assisted by Global Positioning System (GPS) with Inertial Measurement Units (IMU) to perform oblique and vertical aerial photography. In addition, the company capture map data using survey cameras, laser scanners (LiDAR) and Hyperspectral scanners.
Blom maintains a large database of oblique and vertical aerial photography, laser data, map models such as 3D city models, digital surface models and digital terrain models, and digital orthophoto images .