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New Trimble Productivity Module Enables Real Time Grading and Compaction Control Analysis

Contractors Can Get More Productivity from their Machines and Report Progress Faster

DAYTON, Ohio, July 10, 2007 - Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today announced the release of the Trimble Productivity Module as part of its Connected Construction Site solutions. The Productivity Module is a new component of Trimble SiteVision® Office version 7.0 and delivers new functionalities for monitoring and analyzing earthmoving machine productivity. With this new capability, heavy and highway contractors can assess project status, optimize earthworks machine usage, and drive increased productivity from their equipment fleet.

The announcement was made today at Trimble's Construction Boot Camp 2007, a field-based, hands-on training event for the construction industry.

The Productivity Module compiles and indexes data collected on machines using the Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System and the Trimble CCS900 Compaction Control System. Collected data includes information about machine productivity—system utilization, mapping of graded areas, and terrain logging of all excavated data—in addition to last pass information and machine-specific productivity statistics. The collected data can then be queried for productivity statistics and progress volume information based on time, particular machine or operating area in the Productivity Module. With this information, the contractor can make better informed decisions on fleet usage, machine configuration, and project scheduling.

The new Productivity Module for Trimble SiteVision Office version 7.0 is now available through the Trimble worldwide distributor network.

About Trimble's Construction Business

The construction business of Trimble is focused on developing technology and solutions for earthmoving, site preparation, and general, interior and underground construction contractors. Trimble construction solutions help to get the job done faster, with less machine time and personnel. For each phase of the construction cycle—designing, grading, site checking, building and asset management—Trimble offers a broad portfolio of integrated construction positioning systems designed to improve productivity.

About Trimble

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has a worldwide presence with more than 3,400 employees in over 18 countries.


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LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808



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