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  NEWS RELEASE

 
Trimble Offers Grade Control System for
Precision Guidance of Engcon Tiltrotators on Excavators


LAS VEGAS, Nov. 7, 2016—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) and Engcon announced today that the Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System can now be used with Engcon® tiltrotator excavator attachments. Trimble machine control gives excavator operators using an Engcon tiltrotator precision guidance, which can result in time and fuel savings for contractors.

The announcement was made at Trimble Dimensions.

"Working closely with Trimble, we have made high-precision guidance available for Engcon tiltrotator attachments," said Fredrik Jonsson, development manager at Engcon. "Major gains in productivity and precision can be realized by customers when the Engcon tiltrotator is used with the Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System."

"We are excited about linking Trimble machine control to Engcon's tiltrotator system," said Scott Crozier, marketing director for Trimble's Civil Engineering and Construction Division. "When operators receive accurate guidance in the cab about the tilt and rotation position of the bucket, excavations to designs can be performed faster and more productively."

When Engcon tiltrotators are used with the Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System the bucket position and orientation are always visible regardless of bucket rotation. The operator can see the height and the rotation, so the attachment can be more efficient when used for mass excavation, fine grading and working in confined areas.

Availability

The Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System for Engcon tiltrotators is now available globally through the SITECH® dealer channel.

About Engcon

Engcon is a world leading supplier of effective, efficient total concepts for excavators. Solutions include tiltrotator, accessories and tools as well as installation, service and aftermarket care through service partners. This unique total package provides customers with profitability, flexibility and safety created through innovation, know-how and experience.

Read more about Engcon's products at:  www.engcon.com.

About Trimble's Civil Engineering and Construction Division

Trimble is a leading innovator of productivity solutions for the civil engineering and construction sectors. Trimble's solutions leverage a variety of technologies, including Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), construction lasers, total stations, wireless data communications, the Internet and application software. As part of the Trimble Connected Site strategy, these 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 construction lifecycle.

For more information, visit:  construction.trimble.com.

About Trimble

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety, and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial, and transportation and logistics.



 
Media Contact:   LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808



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