Product News: Software

Estimating, Change Management Software links contractors with data.

Press Release Summary:

Jul 25, 2012 - Accubid Enterprise v6 allows mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and ITS contractors to use common data throughout lifecycle of project. Specification-driven software, using Microsoft SQL database technology, lets contractors interact with vendors by obtaining up-to-date pricing and applying special project pricing based on volume quantities. It also supports organizations with several locations, minimizing need for contractors to import or export project data.

Trimble Navigation Ltd. - Sunnyvale, CA

Original Press Release

Trimble Introduces Accubid Enterprise Version 6 for Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and ITS Contractors

Press release date: Jul 18, 2012

Spec-driven and Modular-based Software Integrates Both Estimating and Change Management Processes

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today its Accubid® Enterprise Version 6 software with support for mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) and information technology systems (ITS) industries, delivering a complete estimating to change management workflow in a single solution.

The robust, specification-driven software uses Microsoft SQL database technology and allows contractors to leverage common data throughout the lifecycle of a project, from estimating to change management. Contractors also have the ability to interact more efficiently with vendors by obtaining up-to-date pricing and applying special project pricing based on volume quantities.

By connecting this data and providing support to organizations with several locations, contractors can achieve consistency throughout their projects, eliminate redundant steps and minimize the need to import or export project data. Combined with Trimble's professional development courses, product training and support, Accubid Enterprise becomes part of a complete turnkey solution to the MEP and ITS contractor.

"This latest release of Accubid Enterprise is a reflection of Trimble's constant interaction with our large client base and deep industry experience," said Mark Mandarelli, Trimble's director of Development for MEP office solutions. "In addition to the project workflow approach, contractors will discover how the product allows them to get detailed and accurate results without compromising speed."

Trimble's Accubid Enterprise is available now through the Accubid sales channel.

About Trimble's Building Construction Business

Trimble's Building Construction Division is a leading innovator of productivity solutions for the building construction contractor. Trimble's solutions target site prep, general, concrete, mechanical, electrical and plumbing contractors on large and small commercial, industrial and residential job-sites. Trimble is focused on delivering solutions that tightly link office based process and information with the field crew--including taking Building Information Models (BIM) and other design data to the field for highly accurate positioning and layout of foundations and mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Trimble 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 building construction lifecycle.

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, Trimblesolutions 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.

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