Navigation Technologies, a provider of digital maps for vehicle navigation, Internet/wireless applications and business solutions, announced Apr. 22 that Rand McNally has selected Navtech data to be used in creating selected print maps.

Rand McNally, a provider of mapping, routing and travel solutions, will combine Navtech data with Rand McNally's content to produce street maps and city/street atlases. According to the company, Navtech data has been used in on-line maps and driving directions on since 2000.

"Continuous innovation in mapmaking has made Rand McNally the market leader," said Joel Minster, Rand McNally senior vice president of Geographic Information Services. "The accuracy and outstanding quality of Navigation Technologies' data helps Rand McNally maintain our high standards and stay on the leading edge."

"Rand McNally is recognized worldwide as a leader in maps," said John MacLeod, executive vice president, North America & World Markets, Navigation Technologies. "It's a testimonial to the quality of our data to have a company like Rand McNally select Navtech data to power their printed street product." About Rand McNally

Rand McNally & Company, founded in 1856, is a provider of mapping, routing and travel solutions for consumers and business via print, software, the Internet and handheld devices. In addition to publishing the Rand McNally Road Atlas, the company operates 26 Map & Travel Stores across the United States and provides online travel services at . In addition to creating geographic information for reference and education, the company includes Thomas Bros. Maps, Rand McNally Canada and Rand McNally-TDM, Inc. About Navigation Technologies

Navigation Technologies creates digital maps that power navigation and location-based services around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and is privately held. The Company's 1,200 employees are in over 100 offices in 18 countries. For more information, visit