Trimble Acquires Ingenieurburo Breining GmbH in Germany to Expand Software Applications for the European Survey Market
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Press release date: September 25, 2007
LEIPZIG, Germany, Sept. 25 /-- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that it has acquired Ingenieurburo Breining GmbH of Kirchheim, Germany, a provider of customized field data collection and office software solutions for the cadastral survey market in Germany. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The addition of Breining software resources, expertise and products enable Trimble to further address local application requirements and provide customized survey solutions for the German market.
The announcement was made today at INTERGEO 2007, the world's largest conference on geodesy, geoinformatics and land management.
"Ingenieurburo Breining has had a very close and successful relationship with Trimble for many years," said Gunter Breining, president of Ingenieurburo Breining. "Since the company was founded, our vision has been to focus on the local requirements of the regional markets and provide fine-tuned solutions. The knowledge and experience of our employees provides an ideal partnership to address the German survey market. We are very proud to become a part of the Trimble family."
"Breining is an ideal addition for Trimble. The acquisition reinforces our commitment to the European market as well as our goal of providing complete survey solutions. Breining's strength lies in its ability to customize German survey software applications providing users the most intuitive work processes for optimal efficiency and productivity," said Jurgen Kliem, general manager of Trimble's survey Division.
Founded in April 1992, Ingenieurburo Breining GmbH of Kirchheim, Germany, develops and markets specialized office and field software solutions for the German survey and cadastral market. One of the key markets of the company is Baden-Wurttemberg within Germany. Breining's software solutions are closely integrated with field survey hardware, including Trimble's Integrated Surveying portfolio.
For more information, visit Breining's Web site at: http://breining.de/.
About Trimble's Engineering and Construction Business
Trimble, a world leader in GPS, construction lasers, robotic total stations and machine control solutions, is creating a broad range of innovative solutions that changes the way construction work is done. The engineering and construction business of Trimble is focusing on the development of technology and solutions in the core areas of surveying, construction and infrastructure. From concept to completion, Trimble's integrated systems streamline jobs and improve productivity.
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 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Trimble has a worldwide presence with more than 3,400 employees in over 18 countries.
For more information, visit Trimble's Web site at http://www.trimble.com/.
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