Mr. Simmerling formed Kodiak Measurement Services Inc. in February 1995. The business is to provide professional industrial metrology services to all types of industries using state-of-the-art, optical and laser alignment systems. Kodiak owns a full compliment of Leica industrial surveying equipment, which combined with the Leica AXYZ software forms a mobile, intelligent, industrial 3D measuring system. Our Fixtur-laser products are used to align rotating equipment. In 2006 Kodiak expanded its range of services to include terrestrial lidar with the purchase of an Optech ILRIS 3D laser scanner placing the company at the forefront of the laser based imaging technology. Some of the companies Kodiak has recently provided services and equipment to include; BC Hydro, Weyerhaeuser, BC Ferries, Cominco, Fording Coal, Alberta Newsprint, Victoria Shipyards, Dept. of National Defence, RCMP, Canfor, Manitoba Hydro, Scott Paper, FortisBC, Rolls Royce Energy Systems, TOLKO, Terasen Gas, Ramsay Machine Works, Klohn Crippen, Peter Kiewit Sons, GE Voith Hydro.