Trimble Announces that Musanada Adopts Proliance Software for Building and Infrastructure Projects in Abu Dhabi

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that the Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) will implement Proliance® capital program and management software from Meridian Systems, part of the Trimble Buildings Group. Musanada is responsible for delivering shared services for Abu Dhabi government entities (ADGEs).  Musanada manages the design, procurement and construction of hundreds of projects for the Abu Dhabi government.

Musanada will implement Proliance software to improve the management of design, construction and infrastructure projects throughout the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The use of Proliance will help stakeholders throughout the Musanada organization gain control of project documentation, scheduling, budget and workflow in order to complete current and future projects more quickly and efficiently.

"Musanada selected Proliance software due to its proven track record of successful implementations with large-scale commercial and government projects around the world," said Mohamed Khalifa Al Fahed Al Mehairi, chief executive officer of Musanada. "Proliance is able to integrate with our existing software and the platform's collaborative workflow engine is unmatched. The ability to gain visibility into how projects are performing across our portfolio will no doubt have a positive, long-term economic impact on our efforts."

"At the forefront of technology and process innovation, Musanada strives to bring world-class services to its government entities," said Peter Hedlund, regional director for Trimble Buildings in the Middle East. "Trimble Buildings aligns technology solutions for the building and infrastructure owner across the design-build-operate lifecycle. As we continue to expand our customer base in the Middle East, we are pleased that Proliance has been selected by Musanada to advance the delivery of capital infrastructure and construction programs throughout Abu Dhabi."

In 2012, Musanada began seeking an efficient and cost effective software platform that would help the organization manage multiple large projects and keep stakeholders continually updated and informed throughout the building lifecycle. After evaluating Proliance, Musanada approved the software for Abu Dhabi government projects.

Meridian recently enhanced Proliance capital program management software with the ability to support multiple languages, including Arabic, and adaptation to a localized Hijri calendar to address the unique regional requirements of large project owners such as Musanada. 

About Abu Dhabi General Services

Abu Dhabi General Services or "Musanada" was established under Emiri Decree No. 27 in December 2007, in order to provide shared services to Abu Dhabi Government entities where Musanada can substantially contribute to the realization of Abu Dhabi's objective to become one of the five top governments in the world. Musanada's key mission is to provide all ADGEs with scalable and responsive solutions that increase the quality, efficiency and transparency of services provided by Abu Dhabi Government to citizens, residents and businesses in the Emirate.

For more information, visit:  www.musanada.co.ae.

About Trimble Buildings Group

Trimble Buildings, a part of Trimble's Engineering and Construction segment, is a world leader in technology for construction project optimization across the design-build-operate (DBO) lifecycle. By providing intuitive software and field solutions that span the brands of Meridian Systems, Plancal, SketchUp, Tekla, Vico Software and WinEst, Trimble is dedicated to helping building owners and AEC service providers improve productivity, increase efficiencies and maximize profitability of construction projects across the entire workflow from simulation to renovation. Used in over 141 countries around the world and supported by a global dealer and distribution partner network, precision Trimble technology is a mainstay of the building industry. Trimble Buildings' DBO portfolio draws on unparalleled expertise from across the entire continuum to provide building professionals with a comprehensive solution that responds to their specialized needs while benefiting from an understanding of the total workflow at every step. 

Additional information on Proliance software can be found at:  http://info.meridiansystems.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 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.

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

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