Trimble Navigation Limited
935 Stewart Drive
Post Office Box 3642
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Trimble Introduces Rugged Pipe Lasers for Construction
The New Spectra Precision Laser DG711 and DG511 Pipe Lasers
Built Tough to Withstand Harsh Construction Conditions
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2002 - Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today introduced the new Spectra Precision Laser DG711 and DG511 pipe lasers, featuring a rugged design and a variety of unique technological capabilities. The pipe lasers withstand corrosion from acids, chemicals, salts and other destructive underground elements as well as the physical abuse typical in the construction industry.
Built tough for long lasting performance and reliability, the DG711 and DG511 pipe lasers from Trimble are completely waterproof and designed to ensure easy cleanup. They are also easy to setup with a full range of mounting accessories available, and easy to use with straightforward, "no-instructions-required" controls. In addition, through the Service Alert feature, they keep track of their own maintenance needs, indicating at pre-set intervals when it's time for a check up.
Additional product features include:
The Spectra Precision Laser DG711 and DG511 pipe lasers are available immediately through Trimble's Construction Instruments Division dealer network.
About Trimble's Construction Instruments Division
The combination of Trimble and Spectra Precision, the world leaders in GPS, construction lasers, robotic total stations and machine control solutions, is creating a broad range of innovative solutions that will change the way construction work is done. The Construction Instruments Division of Trimble is focusing on the development of technology and solutions for general, interior and underground contractors. From concept to completion, Trimble's integrated systems streamline jobs and improve productivity.
Trimble is a leading innovator of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. In addition to providing advanced GPS components, Trimble augments GPS with other positioning technologies as well as wireless communications and software to create complete customer solutions. Trimble's worldwide presence and unique capabilities position the Company for growth in emerging applications including surveying, automobile navigation, machine guidance, asset tracking, wireless platforms, and telecommunications infrastructure. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has more than 2,000 employees in more than 20 countries worldwide.
For more DG711/DG511 information.
Media Contact: Mary Carmody of Chisano Marketing: 937-866-4914
Media Contact: LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808