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2012-06-04 23:02:23

New-generation machine control systems from Leica Geosystems cut earth-moving time in half, compared to manual controls, for one Georgia contractor. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Josh Mathews, a Byron, GA, earthmoving contractor, fitted two bulldozers and one excavator with Leica Geosystems´ PowerGrade 3D machine control systems last year. The systems paid for themselves in one 14-acre building project, says Mathews, the owner of Sunco. Because the Leica PowerGrade 3D machine...

2012-05-10 02:34:51

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in South Korea. SITECH Korea joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the heavy civil construction contractor. SITECH Technology Dealers represent Trimble® and Caterpillar® machine control...

2012-05-08 02:23:57

NEW ORLEANS, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today the Aardvark DR+GPS module that combines Dead Reckoning (DR) with Global Positioning System (GPS) technology on a single, compact board. The Trimble Aardvark DR+GPS module provides reliable and accurate positioning information when GPS signals are limited or not available, such as in urban canyons and tunnels. The Aardvark DR+GPS module is an ideal solution for system integrators or OEMs who are...

2012-04-16 02:29:10

PARIS, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced an innovative new system configuration for the affordable and easy-to-use GCSFlex(TM) Grade Control System. The addition of GPS guidance extends the system's functionality and allows a contractor to work faster and with more freedom than other traditional laser-referenced grade control systems for excavators. With the benefit of GPS guidance and in-field design templates created directly from the cab on the...

2011-08-23 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the Trimble® CCSFlex(TM) Compaction Control System for soil and asphalt compactors. The CCSFlex is designed to offer both asphalt and earthmoving contractors an easy-to-use and affordable system for pass count mapping. Ideal for both small contractors as well as contractors with large fleets, the CCSFlex can be used on soil and asphalt compactors for work on a variety of...

2010-02-02 05:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today announced that the latest version of its Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System now supports trimmer machines often used in new road construction projects. By expanding the GCS900 system heavy equipment machine mix to include trimmers, Trimble reinforces its commitment to meet the contractor's needs for productivity technology across all types of development projects and all phases of the construction...

2009-09-18 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today introduced a new version of its Trimble(R) GCS900 Grade Control System. This new release further expands the mix of machines supported by the GCS900 system to include milling machines (cold planers) helping contractors to bid more competitively on many stimulus funded resurfacing projects, and to maximize the return on their investment in advanced technology. By expanding the heavy equipment machine mix to...

2009-02-23 05:33:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today introduced version 11 of its Trimble(R) GCS900 Grade Control System. The Trimble Grade Control System portfolio is the most complete, scalable and modular 2D and 3D product line available today to the heavy and highway contractor. GCS900 version 11 can enable higher machine utilization through expanded machine mix and configurations allowing contractors to be even more productive and complete projects faster and...