SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Eco2 Ltd. will be implementing its forestry bioenergy solution from Cengea, a Trimble Company and part of its Forestry Division. The Cengea solution will be used to manage Eco2's supply chain operations for its state-of-the-art, straw-fired Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant in Lincolnshire in England.
"Eco2 spent some six months reviewing the marketplace for integrated biomass supply chain solutions, and found that Trimble's solution from Cengea provides the closest match with our application," said David McDonald, operations director of Eco2. "With full implementation support and a hosted platform, we will be able to rapidly configure the software and integrate it with systems at the Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant. We look forward to working closely with Trimble and demonstrating the full capabilities of the system in the coming months."
About Eco2 Ltd.
Established in 2002, Eco2 is a leading renewable energy project developer specializing in the initiating, developing, financing and operating renewable energy projects throughout the UK and Europe. Initially focused on onshore wind and landfill gas projects since 2006, Eco2 has concentrated on developing biomass projects. Over the last 20 years the management team has extensive experience in the development and construction of over 390MW of biomass projects throughout the world and the Eco2 Team has been involved in over 60 percent of the UK Dedicated Biomass Capability.
For more information about Eco2, visit: eco2uk.com.
About Trimble's Forestry Division
Trimble's Forestry Division offers field hardware, field software and enterprise solutions that improve the productivity and operations for some of the world's largest integrated forest product companies, forest land owners, international food processing companies and conservation organizations as well as small and medium-sized businesses and state and federal departments involved in soil, water and biodiversity protection.
For more information, visit: www.trimble.com/forestry.
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, forestry, 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.
For more information, visit: www.trimble.com.