Grade Control System operates on skid steer loaders.

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Available for ATI's Level Best PD Series Grading Boxes on skid-steer loaders, Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System enables small contractors to work quickly on complex projects that require 3D machine control and digital designs. Control is suitable for footpaths, parking lots, sidewalks, and other surfaces that require 3D constructable model. Since system is part of Trimble Connected Site® solutions, contractors can wirelessly sync files to machine, track assets, and receive remote support.

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Trimble 3D Grade Control System Now Available for Level Best PD Series Grading Boxes on Skid-Steer Loaders

Skid-Steer Owners Can Now Realize Significant Productivity Gains with 3D Machine Control

SUNNYVALE, Calif., -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) and ATI Corporation announced today a 3D grade control solution for ATI's Level Best PD Series Grading Boxes on skid-steer loaders. With the Trimble(®) GCS900 Grade Control System, small contractors can work more quickly and efficiently on complex projects that require 3D machine control and digital designs. 3D machine control on skid-steer loaders can also benefit large contractors by allowing them to complete the finish phase of projects with added precision and at a lower cost.

"The collaboration between Trimble and ATI Corporation reinforces our commitment to providing small contractors with construction technology to make them more productive," said Ryan Kunisch, marketing director for Trimble Civil Engineering and Construction. "With Trimble GCS900 now available on Level Best Grading Boxes, contractors have a 3D machine control solution for their skid-steer loader, regardless of the manufacturer."

"ATI Corporation is excited about the combined effort with Trimble. The combination of the Trimble GCS900 3D Grade Control System and the Level Best Grading Boxes allows our customer base to easily enter the 3D world. Contractors have the ability to combine the productivity of 3D machine control with a Level Best Grading Box on any brand of compact track or skid-steer loader. This enables Level Best to stay on the cutting edge of jobsite technology," said Jack Herr, vice-president of ATI Corporation.

The Trimble GCS900 system is perfect for footpaths, parking lots, sidewalks and other surfaces that require a 3D constructable model, which can be built in Trimble's Business Center - HCE office software. In addition, the system is part of the portfolio of Trimble Connected Site(®) solutions, so contractors can wirelessly sync files to the machine, track assets and site productivity, and receive remote support or training.


The Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System for Level Best PD Series Laser Grading Boxes is available now through Trimble's worldwide SITECH(®) Technology Dealer Channel.

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.

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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.

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