The first weather company to computerize raw weather data and package it into customized formats, Weather Services International serves customers in broadcast, aviation, energy and utilities, government and consumer markets. Founded in 1978, it continues to be one of the leaders in developing advanced systems and in turning mountains of meteorological information into meaningful data, products and services that contribute to the customer's business mission or the consumer's quality of life. The company now delivers weather solutions designed to meet the intense operations and planning demands of professionals in a variety of increasingly competitive and cost sensitive industries. Weather Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Landmark Communications, Inc., a privately held media company based in Norfolk, Va. with interests in newspapers, television broadcasting, cable programming and electronic publishing. It is headquartered in Andover, Mass., with offices in Birmingham, England.