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University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh Makes Avenza’s MAPublisher Their Choice for Cartographic Software

Toronto, ON, May 28, 2007 – Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher cartographic software for Adobe Illustrator and Geographic Imager spatial tools for Adobe Photoshop, is pleased to announce that The Department of Geography & Urban Planning at The University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, has chosen MAPublisher software for use in their Cartography and GIS lab.

“We are very pleased to add MAPublisher to our Cartography and GIS lab at UW Oshkosh. This software, the best of its kind on the market, will allow our students and faculty to produce publication quality maps” said Kazimierz Zaniewski, Associate Professor and Chair. “It will benefit a growing number of faculty members incorporating maps into their research and teaching”, he added.

MAPublisher will be primarily used in the software lab by staff and students towards their degrees as well as in faculty-student collaborative research projects evolving from grants, contracts, and various other sources. All users will be able to take advantage of the graphics capabilities of MAPublisher to produce high-quality maps.

More About MAPublisher
MAPublisher is powerful map production software for creating cartographic-quality maps from GIS data. Developed as a suite of plug-ins for Adobe Illustrator and Macromedia Freehand, MAPublisher leverages the superior graphics editing capabilities of these applications with the strength and power of GIS data. Full details and downloadable demo versions are available at

More about Avenza Systems Inc.
Avenza Systems Inc. is a privately held, award-winning supplier of powerful map-making software and affordable geodata products. The Company also offers product training and consulting services. Visit for more details.

More about the Cartography and GIS Lab at The University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
Established in 1993, the cartography and GIS lab has the latest equipment for cartography, computer cartography, digital image processing and GIS. The GIS facilities are noted among the best of any university in the State of Wisconsin. Geography technique courses such as Cartography, Computer Cartography, Introductory and Advanced GIS, and Remote Sensing of the Environment are taught in the laboratory.

For further information:
Avenza Systems ● 416-487-5116 ● ●
Geography Department at UWOSH ● 920-424-4105 ● ●

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