Trimble Announces LOADRITE Ready Liebherr Crawler Excavators

Liebherr Crawler Excavators Factory Pre-mounted for Quick Installation of LOADRITE X2350 Excavator Scales

Oct 23, 2014, 06:30 ET from Trimble

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the availability of factory pre-mounting for Trimble® LOADRITE® X2350 excavator scales on Liebherr R 936 to R 980 SME crawler excavators.

The LOADRITE X2350 improves excavator productivity by quickly, easily and accurately weighing the material in the bucket, and displaying the payload information on an easy-to-read monitor in the cab.

The X2350 can deliver real financial benefits for any excavator loading application by optimizing payload and improving load out efficiency. The X2350 is suitable for common bucket excavator applications, including pit-loading, construction, truck load out, crusher feeding, landscaping and material handling.

"Liebherr has a reputation for practical and proven engineering. Providing customers with an easy path to include excavator scales provides a further commitment to practical business improvement," said Gordon Hain, product manager for Trimble Loadrite Excavator Scales. "Liebherr recognizes the X2350 as the market leading scale for excavators, and gives Liebherr customers the tools to maximize excavator utilization."

"Liebherr works systematically to keep one step ahead," said Geoffroy Debost, product manager for Tool and Accessories for Liebherr Crawler Excavators. "Our commitment to continuous innovation and focus on our customer's interests is demonstrated by the inclusion of Trimble LOADRITE technology."

Availability

LOADRITE X2350 scales for Liebherr excavators are available as an option from Liebherr Authorized Distributors now in North America and Europe. In addition, all Liebherr R 936 to R 980 SME crawler excavators can be equipped "LOADRITE ready" with simple, plug and play support for sensors and cab display with the LOADRITE X2350.

Models include:

  • R 936
  • R 946
  • R 950 SME
  • R 956
  • R 960 SME
  • R 966
  • R 970 SME
  • R 976
  • R 980 SME

LOADRITE X2350 scales for other excavators, loaders and conveyor belt systems are available from a LOADRITE Authorized Distributor. For a complete list, visit:  www.loadritescales.com.

About Liebherr

Liebherr is one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction machinery. The more than 39,000 employees also help to shape technological advances in many other industries. The Liebherr Group is managed by the Liebherr family. The Liebherr Earthmoving division develops and manufactures a wide range of products including wheeled excavators, crawler excavators, duty-cycle crawler cranes, special deep-foundation machines, crawler tractors, crawler loaders, pipe layers, telescopic handlers, wheel loaders, articulated dump trucks as well as material handling machines.

For more information, visit:  www.liebherr.com.

About Trimble Loadrite

Since 1979, Loadrite, previously Actronic Technologies, has been designing, developing and manufacturing applied technology solutions to improve productivity in the aggregates, mining, waste management, forestry, and other industries. Loadrite is a leader in the field of measurement, and was acquired by Trimble in June 2013. Loadrite load weighing technology and payload information systems are installed on wheel loaders, excavators, garbage trucks and other heavy loading equipment to ensure optimal loads, and provide quality data for productivity analysis.

For more information, visit Loadrite at: www.loadritescales.com.

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, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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

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