Mitcham Industries, Inc. is the largest independent lessor of advanced seismic equipment in the world. Through our Seamap business unit we also design, manufacture, sell and service specialized equipment for the marine segment of the seismic industry. Since our founding in 1987, we have grown to nine locations around the world, providing 24/7 support and service to geophysical contractors.
Through our leasing segment, we provide short term rentals of geophysical and other equipment used primarily by seismic data acquisition contractors to perform seismic data acquisition surveys on land, transition zones and deep water marine areas. Our land equipment lease pool includes seismic recording land channels, geophones and cables, heli-picker equipment and other peripheral equipment. Our lease pool of marine seismic equipment comprises streamers, air compressors, air guns, streamer positioning equipment, energy source controllers, and other equipment. From time to time we sell used lease pool equipment. We also sell new equipment, consumables, systems integration, engineering hardware and software maintenance support services to companies in the seismic, hydrographic, oceanographic, environmental and defense industries, primarily in Australia and Southwest Asia.
Our Seamap segment designs, manufactures and sells a broad range of proprietary products for the seismic, hydrographic and offshore industries. Our primary products include the GunLink seismic source acquisition and control systems and the BuoyLink RGPS tracking system.
Our Klein Segment is the world’s leading supplier of side scan sonar equipment and waterside security and surveillance systems. Klein Marine Systems enjoys a worldwide reputation of excellence founded on high-quality products and customer service. Klein side scan sonar systems are respected as the standard of excellence in the industry and are deployed by governments, navies, port authorities, surveyors, oil companies and universities worldwide.