SPAR Point Group Hires New Editor

SPAR Point Group announced the hiring of Sam Pfeifle, experienced technical journalist to focus on 3D imaging market.

Portland, ME. (September 16, 2010) SPAR Point Group, a leader in creating actionable information for the 3D imaging marketplace and purveyors of the SPAR International, SPAR Japan, and SPAR Europe conferences, has hired Sam Pfeifle as SPAR Point Group editor. Pfeifle will be charged with gathering and distributing the most important news, data, and analysis to a growing market hungry for information.

Most recently the executive editor of the security group at United Publications, head of Security Systems News, Security Director News, and the TechSec Solutions conference, Pfeifle has extensive experience in reporting on technology markets.

SPAR Point Group managing director Tom Greaves says, Were thrilled to have Pfeifle on board to continue our mission to help engineering firms, asset owners, manufacturers, service providers, consultants, and end users make smart decisions about their investments in 3D imaging technologies and workflows. Our industry is on a journey to use these technologies to mitigate risk, compress project schedules and reduce costs for capital project execution for industrial facility, civil transportation and building infrastructure work.

Please feel free to reach out to Pfeifle of SPAR Point Group, to discuss where you see the market heading, or to suggest areas of research.

Pfeifle can be contacted at or 207-842-5676 or on LinkedIn. Follow SPAR Point Group on Twitter at

About SPAR Point Group and Diversified Business Communications
SPAR Point Group ( investigates and reports on 3D scanning, imaging and position capture technologies used to improve the productivity, quality, safety and risk profile of engineering, fabrication, construction and manufacturing operations. Wholly-owned by Diversified Business Communications, based in Portland, Maine, US, the company’s annual SPAR conferences in the United States and Japan attract project managers, engineering and technical leads, industrial metrologists and surveyors, security and law enforcement professionals and experts in historic preservation and documentation. The events showcase new data capture and processing technologies used for 3D surveying and dimensional control for work on offshore platforms, nuclear power plant modifications, refinery revamps, discrete and process manufacturing, transportation, building and civil infrastructure projects, historic preservation as well as forensic investigations and security planning.

Diversified Business Communications provides information and market access through face-to-face events, magazine publishing, and online resources on four continents. Diversified serves a number of industries including: food, technology, commercial marine, oil & gas, and business management. Diversified operates divisions in Australia, Hong Kong, India, the UK and Canada. For more information, visit: