Established in 1989 and headquartered in Guangzhou, China, South has developed into a professional manufacturer and supplier to the geographic information industry with fully integrated R&D, marketing and other services.
Building on its solid foundation of more than two decades of experience, with South Navigation, South high-speed railway and five affiliated factories in Beijing, Wuhan, Changzhou and Guangzhou, South has expanded its coverage to 30 provincial branches and over 110 municipal offices in China. At the same time, its footprint has spread to more than 120 countries all around the world, resulting in the establishment of a close-linked distribution network at international level.
For many years, South has been underpinned by a powerful sense of mission to further revitalise the national industry. By remaining creative and innovative, South has progressively made the distant meter, electronic theodolite, total station, GPS and CORS localisation a reality. It has accumulated numerous independent intellectual property achievements and ranks itself number 4 in the global surveying manufacturing industry.
Committed to promoting the development of China’s surveying and geographic information industry, South continues to strive to become a world-class surveying instrument and geographic information industry supplier.