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Trimble Announces Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Trades Workshop
3-Day Workshop Focuses on Estimating, Project Management, CAD Detailing and
SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 18, 2011—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today its first mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) Workshop to be held August 9-11, 2011 in Bethesda, Maryland. The workshop will provide the opportunity for trade professionals to expand their knowledge on current Accubid®, QuickPen® and Trimble® software and hardware solutions, while uncovering new efficiencies to help support the Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflow.
Focused on estimators, engineers, detailers and project managers, the Trimble MEP Workshop is designed to help attendees better utilize the current suite of products they currently own. In addition, attendees will have the chance to explore new features and functionalities that can help to stimulate an increase in efficiency and productivity within their organizations.
Attendees will find a selection of classes ranging from beginning to advanced, covering the following solutions: Accubid Classic Estimating and Accubid Enterprise Estimating; QuickPen AutoBid Mechanical and QuickPen AutoBid SheetMetal; QuickPen PipeDesigner 3D; QuickPen Vulcan Fabrication Software; and the Trimble MEP Layout Solution.
About Trimble's Building Construction Business
Trimble's Building Construction Division is a leading innovator of productivity solutions for the building construction contractor. Trimble's solutions target general, concrete, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing contractors on large and small commercial, industrial and residential jobsites. Trimble is focused on delivering solutions that tightly link office based process and information with the field crew—including taking Building Information Modeling (BIM) and other design data to the field for highly accurate positioning and layout of foundations and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. Trimble solutions provide a high-level of process and workflow integration from the design phase through to the finished project—delivering significant improvements in productivity throughout the building construction lifecycle.
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, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Media Contact: LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808