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Sunnyvale, CA 94085
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  NEWS RELEASE

 

Trimble Launches New Version of ConstructJob Project Management Solution
Providing Integration with QuickPen AutoBid Mechanical Estimating Application

Web-based Solution Provides a Single-source for Contractors to Manage All Aspects of a Project 

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today Trimble® ConstructJob, an updated version of the Accubid Web-based project management solution for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) trades. In addition to supporting Accubid mechanical and electrical estimating applications, the new Trimble ConstructJob now supports integration with the QuickPen AutoBid® Mechanical estimating application. The QuickPen integration enables contractors to sync estimated material and equipment needs to the ConstructJob solution, providing a fluid method for tracking what has been purchased to what was originally estimated.

The Trimble ConstructJob Web-based project management solution provides centralized and enterprise wide access for managing and collaborating on contracts, changes, purchase orders, billings, job costs, and daily reports as well as key project documentation.

Trimble ConstructJob is Trimble's next step in providing interoperable hardware and software solutions for the building construction industry. With a broad range of CAD, estimating and fabrication solutions from its Accubid and QuickPen Divisions, Trimble can now provide a single source to its contractor customer base to manage all aspects of a project. "The ability to easily connect the estimating process directly into the project management discipline is central to cost containment and overall financial accountability," said Pat Bohle, general manager of Trimble's Building Construction Division. "Our customers now have the opportunity to access a  24x7 Web-based environment, using industry leading estimating tools to sync cost data to a centralized project management solution in real-time."

Trimble ConstructJob is currently available through Trimble's Accubid Division by calling 800-222-8243. For more information, visit:  http://constructjob.trimble.com.

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 site prep, 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.

About Trimble

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring positioning 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 in the field and to ensure communication between the field and the office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.

Investor Relations Contact:   Willa McManmon of Trimble: 408-481-7838
Media Contact:   
LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808




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