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Trimble Inc.
935 Stewart Drive
Post Office Box 3642
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
1.408.481.8000 phone
1.408.481.7781 fax

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New Office Software from Trimble Enhances Data Processing and Streamlines Workflow Inefficiencies on the Construction Site

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2007 - Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today its Trimble® Business Center � Heavy Construction Edition (HCE) software. As part of the Trimble Connected Construction Site portfolio of solutions, this powerful new construction office software streamlines the productivity of construction site positioning and grade control operations between the construction head office and the job site.

The easy-to-use Trimble Business Center � Heavy Construction Edition (HCE) software is designed for the construction professional involved in data preparation tasks and managing field crew data updates. Contractors can import, review and analyze design information, then easily assign, manage and track the information through the lifetime of a construction project.

Trimble Business Center - Heavy Construction Edition enhances data provisioning and allows field crews to have more accurate and up-to-date information. The software creates a dynamic link between the project file and one or more handheld controllers running the Trimble SCS900 Site Controller Software on the jobsite.

Data is then managed using the unique Trimble Intelligent Data Tracking feature. This innovative feature automatically monitors field crew data and office data for any changes or updates. When a change on either side is detected, the software automatically flags that data for immediate resolution. Data synchronization in the field and office can reduce costly mistakes and rework due to inconsistent data and design file updates.

The new Trimble Business Center � Heavy Construction Edition software is available immediately 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.


Investor Relations Contact:   Willa McManmon of Trimble: 408-481-7838

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LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808



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