MUNICH, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Volvo CE announced today an integration agreement focusing on establishing a Trimble 3D machine control solution that will seamlessly integrate with Volvo Dig Assist 2D machine control on Volvo excavators.
The announcement was made at bauma 2016, the world's leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment.
Integrating the Trimble 3D machine control solution on Volvo Excavators will complement the Volvo Dig Assist capability to enable the use of 3D constructible models, as-built data and other Trimble® Connected Site® technologies.
"The solution that we are developing will provide our customers a world class combination of Volvo premium machine technology and Trimble Connected Site technologies that include geometric site data," said Niels Haverkorn, vice president of Business Platform Solutions.
"We are very pleased to work with Volvo on a machine control solution integrating the best of what both companies have to offer," said Bryn Fosburgh, vice president at Trimble. "Contractors are seeking new ways to improve competitiveness, efficiency and productivity. Tightly integrating Trimble solutions with Volvo allows our mutual customers to more easily leverage construction technology in their business."
The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs about 100,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2014 the Volvo Group's sales amounted to about SEK 283 billion (EUR 31 billion). The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Göteborg, Sweden. Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, please visit: www.volvogroup.com or www.volvogroup.mobi on a mobile phone.
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.
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. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB), visit: www.trimble.com.
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/volvo-ce-signs-machine-control-integration-agreement-with-trimble-300249689.html